High School Israel Travel

Grant Eligibility Requirements

AGE

  • Student must be at least 16 or a graduate of 10th-12th grade

 

RELIGION

  • Student must have at least one Jewish parent or have converted to Judaism
  • Student must identify with Jewish faith at time application is made

 

FINANCIAL STATUS

  • Not taken into consideration

 

CINCINNATI RESIDENCE

  • Parents must reside in Cincinnati during the year the trip takes place
  • Former Israelis must have lived in the United States for a minimum of 5 years

 

TRIP LENGTH

  • Minimum of three weeks in Israel, unless part of the March of the Living or Camp Livingston counselor trip

 

GRANT LIMIT

  • $6,500

 

PREVIOUS ISRAEL TRAVEL

  • Previous travel to Israel has no impact on grant eligibility
  • Students can access a high school travel grant only once

 

PARTICIPANT REQUIREMENTS

  • Complete a baseline survey prior to trip
  • Sign an agreement to complete other surveys for up to 10 years after the trip
  • Repay the grant in full if student subsequently does not go to Israel
  • Complete travel advisory and community give-back agreements

 

Karyn Zimerman
Grant Manager
513-985-1534 | kzimerman@jfedcin.org