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Costs and Scholarships

A limited number of scholarships are available for selected students from developing countries and countries in economic transition. These scholarships cover virtually all costs related to participation in the Program including tuition, living accommodations, basic living expenses in the form of a monthly stipend, medical insurance, social activities, administration costs, and some textbooks. Airfare to and from Israel is not included in the scholarship.


Scholarship support is not available for students from high-income countries. The cost of participation in the IMPH program for non-scholarship students is 100,000 New Israeli Shekels (NIS). All payments must be made in Israeli currency or foreign currency based on the official exchange rate on the day of payment. This sum covers tuition, administrative fees, social/cultural activities, and medical insurance. (Living accommodations are not included and cannot be guaranteed.)


There are external scholarship opportunities for students applying to the International Master of Public Health Program at the Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine who do not qualify for financial assistance through the school. One of these is the Rotary Global Grant, which is a match grant scheme between the applicant’s local Rotary District and the Rotary Foundation’s Global Fund.

For information please see the Rotary website.

MASHAV is awarding a number of scholarships designated for students from small island countries (with emphasis on Caribbean, Oceania and South-East Asia), for the 2016/2017 academic year.

For applicants from the United States:

Upon acceptance to the course you may be eligible (as of information available in October 2013) to apply for a Sallie Mae loan ( to finance your education at Hebrew University (HU). Note that as a student in this program you are not eligible for a Federal Loan.

The HU Financial Aid office in New York ( can provide assistance in guiding you through the process and answering your questions regarding Sallie Mae loans. This office is at the Rothberg International School office, and although the International MPH Program is not part of the Rothberg School they will assist you with this loan.


The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Rothberg International School
One Battery Park Plaza, 25th Floor
New York, NY 10004
tel: 212-607-8522 ; fax: 212-809-4183

Comfortable on-campus housing is provided for scholarship students and shared with other students in the program. Non-scholarship students can rent in these apartments (based on availability). Apartments can also be rented in close proximity to campus.​
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