Israel Experience Financial Aid Scholarships

In partnership with the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles, The Federation offers a need-based Israel youth travel scholarship for families seeking additional financial support. The Ziegler Financial Aid for Israel Travel provides need-based scholarships for teenagers who are hoping to travel to Israel over the summer. Check out RootOne’s and JKidLA’s websites to learn more about Israel trips for teens. Applications are now open and will be reviewed on a rolling basis until early summer 2023 (or until funds have been fully distributed).

Guidelines to apply:

  • First trip to Israel on a youth program
  • Applicant lives in Greater Los Angeles area
  • Applicant must be a high school student (up until summer after graduation)
  • Program length is 2 weeks to 4 months
  • Program cost is over $3,000
  • Financial aid applicants need to demonstrate financial need via the application


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How to view the application:

  1. Use the link to register and create an account
  2. Fill out account information
  3. For portal access check off “Scholarship Applicant”
  4. Once you’re in the portal click “Ziegler Financial Aid 2023”

Contact Bella Nadler
(323) 761-8428