Scholarship & Financial Assistance Resources

Kol Neshama is eligible for scholarships through a number of organizations. Please check the links below or with your local Jewish Federation page for their deadline and camper qualifications.

  • Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven
    • Applicants age 14-19, summer after ninth grade through graduation
    • Application deadline for Summer 2017: March 7, 2017
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
    • First trip to Israel on a youth program
    • Applicant must be a high school student or high school graduate under 18 years of age at the time of travel
    • Application deadline for Summer 2017: March 31, 2017
  • UJA-Federation of New York
    • Permanent residents of New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, or Westchester counties
    • Teen Scholarships: Jewish high school students in 10th, 11th, or 12th grade (merit scholarships and need-based financial assistance are available)
      • Merit scholarship applicants must be nominated by a UJA-Federation network agency (e.g. Jewish community center) or New York synagogue with an active connection to UJA-Federation of New York. Students are required to complete a year-long community service project developed in collaboration with the leadership of the synagogue or agency.
    • Application deadline for Summer 2017: April 21, 2017
    • Click here to submit UJA-Federation of New York Scholarship applicant information form. (Applicants cannot apply directly to the Israel Experience Center. The provider [i.e. Kol Neshama, synagogue and/or agency] will submit your information to UJA-Federation at the appropriate deadline.)