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Financial Information

The Yahel Social Change Fellowship is highly subsidized by the Lod and Rishon LeZion municipalities, Jewish federations, Jewish foundations, Masa-Israel Journey, and private funders. Read more about Masa-Israel Journey hereThe actual cost to Yahel for each fellow is over $14,000 USD and we offer it to you for only $1,000 USD. 

If you are not eligible for a Masa grant, you may apply for Yahel's Nicholas Cleves Scholarship

Fees For Fellows:

Application Fee


Program Fee


Total Fee


As a Yahel Fellow, You Will Receive:

  • Housing in fully furnished apartments

  • A living stipend

    • All fellows receive a monthly stipend of 1,000 shekels. Depending on country of origin, some fellows receiving Masa grants may receive a higher stipend. 

  • Health insurance

  • Hebrew and Arabic courses

  • Educational programming

  • Day trips and seminars

  • Transportation to and from volunteer placements

Cancellation and Withdrawal Policy:

  • The application fee of $100 is nonrefundable for those who withdraw*

  • Cancellation prior to July 1, 2024: refund of paid tuition with a $500 late cancellation fee

  • Cancellation after July 1, 2024: no refund

*Please note that if you are not accepted to the program, this fee will be refunded. If you are accepted and choose to participate, the fee will be applied to your total program fee.

About Masa Israel Journey

Masa is the global leader in immersive international career development and leadership experiences in Israel for young Jewish adults from around the world.


With a variety of long-term programs in Israel, Masa is able to provide meaningful, enriching experiences to young Jews from many different countries, backgrounds, levels of education, and fields.


Since its founding in 2004, Masa has helped over 150,000 young adults from 60+ countries to strengthen their connection with Israel, empowering a new generation of connected, committed, and inspired young Jewish adults. These young adults are changing the face of the Jewish world and Israel, as professionals, community leaders, and advocates.

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