Wednesday, March 1, 2017

University of Haifa International Masa Scholarships in Israel

Here is a great Scholarship opportunity for International students to study in Israel. 

The University of Haifa International School in Israel  offers scholarships to enable talented International (Non-Israeli) students to undertake one-year master’s program in Archaeology (focus on Prehistoric Archaeology).

Scholarship Overview 

The master’s program focuses on the prehistory and paleoenvironment of the Mount Carmel region, with course topics also ranging from environmental archaeology; archaeological theory and method; and archaeology of the Southern Levant. Students can choose to specialize in one of many relevant topics, such as lithic, faunal, geological and palynological studies.

The University of Haifa is one of Israel’s leading research universities, and it is dedicated not only to academic excellence but to social responsibility as well.  An exciting and inspiring cultural mosaic, the University of Haifa is a microcosm of Israeli society. The diverse student population of 18,000 students is made up of Jews and Muslims, Christians and Baha’i, Druze and Bedouin, new immigrants and native Israelis alike. There are also a growing number of international students from around the world.


 Scholarship is available to pursue master degree programme.

Fields of Study

 Scholarship is awarded in the field of Archaeology (focus on Prehistoric Archaeology) from the Faculty of Humanities and the Department of Archaeology.

Scholarship Benefits
Eligible participants over the age of 21 automatically receive $2,400 – $4,500 US (depending on the length and cost of your program). Masa Israel also offers eligible participants up to $3,000 US in additional needs-based scholarships.

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • Accredited BA degree in the humanities, natural or exact sciences, diploma and transcript
  • A minimum of 3.0 GPA, 76% or equivalent
  • TOEFL scores (if native language is not English or candidates have not previously studied at an institution of higher education where the language of instruction is English). A minimum of 570 (paper-based test), 230 (computer-based test) or 89 (internet-based test)
  • Two letters of recommendation from relevant academic faculty members
  • Curriculum Vitae/Résumé
  • Copy of a valid passport & six passport-sized photos
  • Personal statement (500-750 words)
  • Medical forms

Nationality:  International  Students (Non-Israeli  citizens)  are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

How to apply for this scholarship
The mode of application is online. Follow the link below and apply online. 

Deadline: Application deadlines are

Early Application Deadline: March 15
Late Application Deadline: May 31

Visit the official Website for scholarship details : Official Website 
Photo Source: University of Haifa Students in Jerusalem/University of Haifa International.