Tess Seltzer rides in the back of an ambulance in a white and black medical uniform, medical equipment in bags at her feet.

FLAS winner Tess Seltzer in the back of an Israeli ambulance. Read Tess’s story about being immersed in Israeli culture and Hebrew in Israel.

Interested in learning Hebrew and looking for funding?  Consider the following:

Stroum Center for Jewish Studies Opportunity Grants. Multiple grants of up to $1500 offered in two cycles (Summer/Autumn and Winter/Spring), with priority for undergraduate study of Jewish languages

Boren Scholarships. For students interested in federal employment and national security.

Brandeis University- Middlebury Hebrew School. Awards for intensive summer study in Vermont.

New Israel Fund/ SHATIL Social Justice Fellowships.  For college graduates (and graduating seniors).

Masa.  Scholarships, grants, and internships in Israel.

Also check the funding opportunities listed on the MELC Department website, some of which apply to Hebrew studies.