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Alisa Flatow Memorial Scholarship Fund

Scholarship Name: Alisa Flatow Memorial Scholarship
Description: All too often, scholarship funds are set up to honor those who have died under tragic circumstances, and at too young an age. This is especially true for the Alisa Flatow Memorial Scholarship Fund, which was established in memory of Alisa Flatow, a student who went abroad to Israel to pursue Jewish studies and was killed by a suicide bomber. Through the scholarship, the family hopes to encourage more American students to study within Israel. Only post-high school study abroad is eligible, but studies do not have to earn college credit. Students must demonstrate a commitment to religious studies, and show financial need, in order to qualify for the scholarship. The fund is intended for those students who were not able to find other financial means to study in Israel. While the exact amount of the awards is not disclosed, the scholarship’s intention is to provide enough funding for one year of study.
Amount: Varies
Awards per Year: Varies
Award is Open to: High School Seniors, Undergraduate Students
Major/Field of Study: Religious Studies, Judaic Studies
How to Apply/Contact: The application for the Alisa Flatow Scholarship Fund is available at the Alisa Fund website.
See Also: Scholarships for Study Abroad, Scholarships for Religious Studies


Turkish Coalition of America

Scholarship Name: Study Abroad in Turkey Scholarships for Minorities
Description: All too The Turkish Coalition of America has a very specific mission, and each year they give offer thousands or scholarship dollars in order to fulfill it: they want people to learn more about Turkey. And they don’t just want students of Turkish or Armenian descent to learn more (although there are scholarships for those students as well), but students of all races and backgrounds. They have established a fund to support study abroad for minority students who are accepted to Turkish programs, and will support those students financially to the tune of $2,000 per semester. Eligible students should already be accepted to study abroad programs at universities in Turkey, the Turkish Republic of Cyprus (TNRC) or Bosnia and Herzegovina. Scholarships for summer programs are available for $500 & $1,000 while the $2,000 awards are intended for semester-long study. While the program is intended for undergraduate students, graduate student applications are accepted on a case-by-case basis.
Amount: $500 – $2,000
Awards per Year: 100
Award is Open to: Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
Major/Field of Study: Open
How to Apply/Contact: To find about more about the Turkish Coalition of America and to apply for this or other study abroad scholarships, please visit the TCA website.
See Also: Scholarships for Study Abroad, Scholarships for African Americans, Scholarships for Latinos, Scholarships for Native Americans

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