Up to $5,000 available for Israel travel!

 

Through Cincy Journeys, every Jewish Cincinnati young adult is eligible for a grant of up to $5,000 to travel to Israel.

 

  • Applicants must be Jewish, ages 18-26, and from—or currently living in—Cincinnati
  • Grants aren’t based on financial need, and can be used along with other scholarships or financial aid
  • Read full eligibility requirements and the Policy Handbook

Application Instructions

 

  1. Choose your trip to Israel.
     
  2. Register directly with the trip provider.
     
  3. Pay any necessary deposit to the trip provider in order to hold your place for the trip.
     
  4. Complete the application for a post-high school Israel travel grant and the pre-trip survey. You will get a confirmation email that your application has been submitted.
     
  5. Within 10 days of application submission, both the student traveler and one parent will receive an email notification indicating the traveler’s eligibility for the grant.
     
  6. Sign the pre-trip forms, which will be attached to the email notification. (NOTE that these forms must be signed by both a parent and the traveler.)
    - Give Back to the Community Agreement
    - Agreement to Complete Survey
    - Security Notice and Directives
     
  7. Return the three pre-trip forms to the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati at:

    kzimerman@jfedcin.org - OR -
    Karyn Zimerman
    Jewish Federation of Cincinnati
    8499 Ridge Road
    Cincinnati, OH 45236

 

Once all the above steps have been completed and documents returned to the Jewish Federation, the trip provider will be paid the amount specified on the "GRAND TOTAL" line—up to $5,000, depending on the cost of your program. Payment to the trip provider can occur only after all forms are received and may take several weeks to clear. Please allow appropriate time.

 

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