Scholarships and Financial Aid

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There are multiple scholarship opportunities for students of the program. Please read through each of the tabs to determine which scholarships are appropriate for you. Students are welcome to apply for more than one scholarship.

  • Program Tuition Assistance
  • Emerging Nations Scholarship Fund
  • Australian Scholarship
  • Indian Scholarship
  • US Federal Loans/GI Bill
  • Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs Scholarship
  • MASA Scholarships
  • New Immigrants to Israel/Israeli Lone Soldier
  • Central and South America Scholarships
  • Fulbright Fellowship
  • Other scholarships

The International Program in Conflict Resolution and Mediation will grant up to three scholarships for outstanding applicants with an emphasis on those coming from conflict regions.

  

Scholarships will be awarded towards tuition and dormitories for the one-year program. The decision on the amount to be awarded (partial or full scholarship) for the successful applicants will be made by the program’s Admission’s Committee based on academic and financial considerations.

 

Full scholarships

Full scholarship covers tuition, health insurance and a room in the student dormitories from October to August.  The recipient must pay the US$1000 program confirmation fee for tuition and US$800 confirmation fee for dormitories, which is not included in the scholarship. Students must also be able to pay for their food and other non-housing expenses while in Israel (estimated at US$5000 - US$7000 for the year), as well as their travel expenses to Israel and visa application fees.

 

Partial scholarships

Partial scholarship covers part of the total cost of tuition and a room in the student dormitories from October to August. Health insurance is included in the tuition.

The recipient must pay the remaining tuition, dormitory cost, and the US$1000 program confirmation fee. In addition, students must be able to pay for their food and other non-housing expenses while in Israel (estimated at US$5000 - US$7000 for the year), as well as their travel expenses to Israel and visa application fees.

 

 

How to apply

In order to be eligible for the scholarship, candidates must: 

  • Apply according to the program’s admission requirements and be accepted by the program. The application fee cannot be waived for any reason. Applicants must be able to enter Israel.
  • Once accepted, candidates can apply for the scholarship by sending an email to the program director (coreygs@tauex.tau.ac.il) with a 1000-1500 word explanation of why they deserve the scholarship (see the selection criteria below). The deadline for scholarship applicants is April 30th each year. 

 

Selection criteria:

Recipients of this scholarship will be selected by the following criteria:

  • Must have a final GPA of 90% or above in your BA/MA degree as evaluated by the Israeli system; 
  • Come from an under-represented geographic region which includes: Africa, Middle East, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, or South and Central America.

 

Priority will go to:

  • Candidates who come from conflict regions;
  • Candidates who have worked or volunteered in a conflict setting;
  • Candidates who demonstrate their plan to work in a community in conflict;  
  • Recipients who are not receiving other scholarship funding.

 

 

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit and applications are carefully considered by the program Admission’s Committee. Decisions are based on the funds available for the program and academic considerations, such as the candidate’s academic excellence, the usefulness of the subject to their home country, their leadership potential, their future career goals and their ability to make practical use of the knowledge.

 

Process

Those interested in the scholarship must apply and be accepted by the program before applying for the scholarship. Applicants will receive an answer regarding program admission within three weeks.  

 

Applicants should then send a 1-2 page explanation outlining how this scholarship will benefit their career goals and home community to coreygs@tauex.tau.ac.il with the subject “Emerging Nations Scholarship application”.

 

The deadline for scholarship application is April 30th. The committee may choose to interview the applicant by Skype/phone. Applicants will be notified of the results by May 20th and asked to confirm their participation in the program by paying the US$1000 confirmation fee and $800 dormitory confirmation fee by May 30th. A recipient who does not pay the confirmation fees by the deadline automatically forfeits the scholarship and another applicant may be chosen.

"I learned how and why people fight each other. Without understanding conflict, you cannot solve it. As an international coordinator, I use my knowledge, skills and experience which I gained from this program every day. "

 

Youichi Tamaki, Japan

International Program Coordinator, Tokai University

Class of 2016/2017

Tel Aviv University, P.O. Box 39040, Tel Aviv 6997801, Israel
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