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Helyn B. Reich Scholarship Information for Post-University Students

Helyn B. Reich Scholarship

Information for Post-University Students

About and Eligibility | Scholarship Instructions
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About the American Zionist Movement

The American Zionist Movement is a coalition that connects groups and individuals across ideological and religious spectrums to work to strengthen the connection of American Jews with Israel, facilitating dialogue, debate and collective action to further Zionism in the United States and abroad. AZM is the American affiliate of the World Zionist Organization, the Zionist Federation in the United States.

As part of its mission to develop young Zionist leadership in the next generation, the American Zionist Movement grants scholarships to a limited number of students for study in Israel. Scholarship recipients uphold a standard of excellence, demonstrating past pro-Israel activity and a commitment to future involvement with Israel and the Jewish community. Financial need will also be considered, though more emphasis will be placed on merit. Scholarship amounts generally range from $750 to $1,500.


  • Applicants must be American.
  • Applicants must have been accepted to participate in a MASA Israel Journey program such as Israel Career Experience, OTZMA or WUJS Institute-Arad program for a minimum of one session (Preference given to students attending for a full year).  Click here for a full list of MASA Israel programs :  Please note that not all programs can qualify and that participants in Graduate Programs and Summer Programs ARE NOT eligible for this scholarship.
  • Applicants must be actively engaged with pro-Israel activities in their Jewish community in the United States.

Recipients of the Helyn B. Reich Scholarship will be expected to remain involved with the
American Zionist Movement following their return to the United States. Involvement may include
promotion of the American Zionist Movement or one of its member organizations and
attendance at AZM events and telephone and e-mail contact with future scholarship applicants.

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