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. The actual cost to Yahel for each fellow is $14,000 USD. 

As of Spring 2021, we have additional grants available for those not eligible for Masa Grants. Get in touch with us for more information! 

Fees For Fellows Eligible for Masa Grants:

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Program Fee


Total Fee


Fees For Fellows Not Eligible for Masa Grants:

Application Fee


Program Fee 


Total Fee


As a Yahel Fellow You Will Receive:

  • Housing in fully furnished apartments

  • A living stipend

    • Living stipends depend on the Masa grant you will receive which differs from country to country. Most fellows will receive a monthly living stipend of 1,000 shekels. Fellows from certain countries may receive a monthly stipend of up to 2,500 shekels.

  • Health insurance

  • Hebrew and Arabic courses

  • Educational programming

  • Day trips and seminars

  • Transportation to and from volunteer placements

Cancellation and Withdrawal Policy

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

  • Cancellation prior to July 1, 2021: refund of paid tuition with a $500 late cancellation fee
    Cancellation after July 1, 2021: 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 tuition.

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