The Maccabim Foundation will grant scholarships of 5 million NIS
The Maccabim Foundation will grant scholarships of 5 million NIS to students from Iranian descent and Scholarships for students of the Ethiopian community
The Maccabim Foundation is an academic scholarship fund for Iranian immigrants in Israel, which for the past 24 years has awarded hundreds of scholarships annually to students, mainly to those of Iranian origin, but also to other sectors
The fund gives the highest amount in this sector. This year, about 200 students from the Ethiopian community, students from Sapir College, and others will receive academic scholarships.
The fund was established by Jewish philanthropists, who live in the United States and Great Britain who wish to return some of their success to Israeli society. On comfortable terms from two years to the end of their studies, and for some of them, for those coming from weak background, the scholarship is a grant.
Prof. David Menashri, is the Chairman of the Maccabim Foundation.The other prominent members of the Iranian community include Professor Meir Litvak, Prof. David Yerushalmi and Dr. Soli Shahvar, publisher and author Moshe Menashef, and others.
For more information: Yossi Rivlin, Spokesperson for the Foundation, Tel: 050-5552371.