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Jewish Federation of St. Louis, through the Israel Center, announces the availability of several grants and scholarships for teens and young adults traveling to Israel in 2018 on a peer-based educational experience.

  • Israel Travel Grant – Open to all teens and young adults, the award is based on length of stay in Israel; $750 for summer programs, $1,000 for semester programs and $1,500 for gap year programs. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis from teens and young adults upon completion of 9th grade through age 26.
  • Stuart I. Pessin Merit Grant – Two high school teens will be awarded $1,250 each for their 2018 Israel experience. Applications are due January 18, 2018.
  • Need-Based Scholarship – This scholarship is open to high school teens and extends through their gap year. Applications are due January 18, 2018.

To learn more, visit the Israel Center website at JFedSTL.org/Israel-Center. The website includes information about Passport to Israel, scholarships & grants (including applications), travel resources and trip/mission information for teens, young adults and adults. For more information, contact Karen Rader at KRader@JFedSTL.org or 314-442-3756.