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Apply for the Heseg Foundation scholarship (academic year 2023-2024)

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Apply for the Keren Heseg scholarship (academic year 2021-2022) Application

Registration will begin on March 1, 2023 at 10:00 AM and will end on July 1, 2023 at 10:00 AM.

Released lone soldiers will be eligible to apply for the scholarship, provided they meet the following criteria:

  1. Proof of lone soldier status in the IDF ( for a period of at least half of your military service.

  2. Full, significant and proper military service (males at least 24 months, females at least 12 months).

  3. Full time undergraduate degree at an institution that is Malag (Council for Higher Education in Israel) approved (excluding the Open University).

  4. The scholarship is not intended for mechinot. Preference will be given to non-international programs.

  5. Start of studies: within two years of release (psychometric and mechina periods will not be counted).

  6. Future studies must start within three years of receiving the scholarship. Preference to first year students.

  7. Graduate degree studies – provided that the undergraduate degree was studied abroad. The scholarship is intended for degree studies only, and does not include degree completion course


 Important points when filling out the form and submitting the application:

  • Registration is for those who have not previously applied for the Heseg scholarship.

  • The application must be submitted after registration to the institution of study. There is no need to wait for confirmation of admission to the place of studies.

  • It is mandatory to scan all the relevant documentation and attach them to your file:

Copy of valid ID | Copy of release certificate | Copy of army ID/hoger (if still in active service) | Lone soldier certificate | Confirmation of registration to educational institution | Passport picture | Recommendations (can be brought in at the interview stage)

An application that does not include all of the documents listed above will not be processed.

  • Once the registration is closed, it will no longer to possible to edit the form or to enter into your file.



  • Candidates who meet all the criteria and fill out the registration form in accordance to the guidelines, will be invited to begin the selection process at the Keren Heseg offices within two weeks of registration. If two weeks have passed since the completion of your registration and you have not been contacted, please contact us by phone or email.

  • The selection process for Keren Heseg may include several stages at different times. Therefore, candidates must be available and in Israel within the 60 days after registration.

  • The selection process will take place by the end of August 2021. Candidates planning to travel abroad during this period are kindly requested to inform us in advance.

להרשמה לשנה״ל  2023-24 :

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