Scholarships

Hebrew University Scholarship*

Given annually to a York student for one year's full-time study at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. The value of the award is tuition and room.

Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University OSOTF Scholarships**

Given annually to one or more York graduate or undergraduate students in any area of study for full-time study at Hebrew University. The value of the awards is based on financial need and variable to a maximum of $25, 000 for a year of graduate study, $18, 000 for a year of undergraduate study, and $2,500 for summer study. For one semester, the maximum is half the full year sum.

Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University OSOTF Scholarships**

(incorporating the Berdie and Irvin Cohen Award, the Vera Dolly Denty Award, the Marnie Kimelman Award, and the Louis Manpel Award)

Given annually to one or more York graduate or undergraduate students in any area of study for full-time study at Tel Aviv University. The value of the awards is based on financial need and variable to a maximum of $5,000 for a year of graduate study, $5,000 for a year of undergraduate study, and $1000 for summer study. For one semester of study, the maximum is half the full year sum. A maximum of $5,000 will be available for disbursement in 2010-2011.

Leonard Wolinsky Scholarships*

Given annually to two York undergraduates for one year's full-time study in an Israeli university. The value of the awards is $2500.

Leonard Wolinsky OSOTF Scholarships*

Given annually to one or more York undergraduate or graduate students for one year's full-time study at an Israeli University. The value of the awards is based on financial need and variable to a maximum of $2,500 in 2010-2011.

The Gertrude and Jack Friedman Memorial Award

Given annually to assist a York University student in Jewish Studies, preferably a graduate student, to pursue a program of study and/or research at an Israeli university. In the event that in any year no suitable graduate candidate applies, the award may be given to an outstanding undergraduate in the field of Jewish Studies or Jewish Teacher Education. The value of the award in 2010 will be approximately $900.

Berek and Regina Gertner OSOTF Bursary in Holocaust Studies**

Given annually to a graduate or undergraduate student who has demonstrated interest in Holocaust studies by virtue of course work or research projects. The award may be used for study in Israel. It is based on financial need, and its value is variable to a maximum of $1200 in 2010-2011.

The Bar-Ilan University Scholarship***

Given annually to a York student enrolling in the new one-year-abroad program at Bar Ilan University. The value of this award is $1000.

The Arnold & Leona Finkler Scholarship***

Given annually to a York student participating in the York University / Bar-Ilan University academic exchange. The value of the award is $500.(Applications for this scholarship must be sent directly to the Canadian Friends of Bar-Ilan).

Silber/Frieberg OSOTF Scholarships***

Given annually for the support of one or more graduate or undergraduate students for full-time study or research in Israel on the subject of the Holocaust. The maximum award for a full-year is $10,000, for a semester, $5,000, and for a summer, $1,000. In 2010-2011 the maximum sum available will be $10,000.

Esther Sarick OSOTF Bursaries in Jewish Studies and the Arts**

Given annually for the support of graduate and undergraduate students in Israel. The usual amount of the award is $500. The maximum sum available in 2010 will be $5000.

York undergraduate students in Israel register and pay tuition to their host university. Credits may be counted towards the York degree. Graduate students must make appropriate arrangements with the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

* For these scholarships, preference is given to students currently enrolled at York in Jewish Studies - especially Jewish Teacher Education.

** Eligibility for these scholarships is limited to Ontario residents, and financial need must be demonstrated.

*** For these scholarships, apply directly to Bar Ilan.