Travel Opportunities

 
We believe in Creating Unique Engagement Opportunities to support our students’ various interests.

To find more about our immersive volunteering or academic experiences, please contact natlan@stanford.edu.

Program Name

Short description

Travel dates

Application deadline

Cost

Leadership and Advocacy

AJC Global forum in Jerusalem

An exciting opportunity for Hillel student leaders to travel to Israel, engage with current events, and receive extensive advocacy training.

Campus Leaders selected to participate will be expected to pay a highly-subsidized rate of $500 which includes round-trip airfare, conference registration, lodging, and all meals for the duration of the Global Forum. A limited number of scholarships are available in instances of financial need.

AIPAC Policy Conference

The National Policy Conference (AIPAC) @D.Cis the pro-Israel community's preeminent annual gathering. The event attracts more than 18,000 community and student activists from all 50 states, to interact with more than half of the Senate, a third of the House of Representatives and countless Israeli and American policymakers and thought leaders. Over three jam-packed days, Policy Conference

March 4-6

Rolling application-Up to Jan 30

Limited stipends available for travel and accommodations and for first time attendees

JStreet National Conference

The conference provides education and discussion platforms for thousands of pro-Israel, pro-peace leaders and advocates

Students will strategize with innovators and activists working to solve the conflict, connect with other committed supporters from around the country and join JSTREET as we send a strong message to Congress.

April 14-17

Please contact Jacob jkupperm@stanford.edu or Hannah hsmith12@stanford.edu for registration and costs

International Travel

Multiculturalism and Nationhood: Poland Past and Present

This trip is the first of its kind at Stanford University! It is funded and supported by the Taube Center for the Renewal of Jewish Life in Poland. The goal of this inaugural program is to bring American undergraduate students (especially those of Polish and/or Jewish descent) to Poland to discover the shared histories of these groups, to connect with today’s Poland, and to explore contemporary dynamics of coexistence between traditionally “ethnic” Poles and the minority populations with whom they live.

March 25-April 1

Jan 15-Feb 20

All costs covered. Students are responsible for a (refundable) registration fee and flights only

Birthright

10 days travel to Israel with your college group

June 17

Rolling Pre-Registration opens in January

A refundable deposit of $250. All expenses including flights are covered.

Fact Finders in Israel

Jewish and non-Jewish campus leaders of all backgrounds and perspectives, are invited to explore the various narratives around Israel, for 10 days.

Summer TBD

TBD

The cost for a 10 days long trip is only $250 including airfare, hotels, touring, and most meals (plus tips for the guide & driver)..

Participants must have at least one full year at Stanford remaining, with preference given to current first and second year students. Applications are now being accepted, and interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

MASA Israel

More than 200 programs available to our students

For additional details please contact natlan@Stanford.edu and Avital Khazanov, the Masa regional rep for the state of California avitalk@masaisrael.org

Israel-based Academic Programing/Internships

Birthright Excel

10-week professional development experience during the summer after their sophomore, junior or senior year, Birthright Israel Excel Fellows gain tangible work experience and access to top Israeli businesspeople and public officials

Summer.

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Early admission applications are due on October

Regular admission applications are due on January

Select seniors and recent graduates are also eligible to apply for the Excel Ventures track, an intensive start-up pre-acceleration program. Excel covers the cost of round-trip NYC-TLV flights, room and board and programming.

Onward

Global experience gives you that extra competitive edge. a partnership between lead philanthropists and foundations, Jewish communities and organizations from around the world
serves as a major platform for mid-length internship experiences under Masa Israel Journey

Program Dependent

Usually student pays airfare only. Please verify per specific program

Shultz Fellowship

Each year up to 3 $6,000 fellowships will be awarded toStanford students to conduct research pertaining to modern Israeli politics, culture, society, and economy, and/or the betterment of Israeli-Arab relations (including Israeli-Palestinian relations)

Application process starts in January

Jewish Peoplehood

Shalom Hartman iEngage seminar in Jerusalem

A week of learning, guest speakers, cultural events, and field trips around Jerusalem. Civil, informed, values-based conversations about the issues that challenge the global Jewish community and beyond

A deeply impactful opportunity for Jewish leaders on campus with an interest in deeper conversations about Israel

Winter Break-Dates TBD

$150 commitment payment

Campus-Based Fellowship Opportunities

JNF Fellowship

A JNF Fellow has to organize 3 Israel programs on campus during the year. JNF provides the speaker and pays for food and other costs. The Fellow also recruits students for Alternative Winter Break, a trip to Israel in which the students work on various service projects, and for another program bringing non-Jewish campus leaders to Israel to better understand the country and the issues. The Fellow is paid a $1000 stipend.

The application must be submitted by March

For additional details please contact natlan@Stanford.edu and tshaked@jnf.org

Hasbara Fellowship

Hasbara Fellowships is a leading pro-Israel campus activism organization working with universities across North America. Hasbara Fellowships bring hundreds of students to Israel every summer and winter, giving them the information and tools to return to their campuses as educators about Israel. Hasbara Fellows receive continuous support from our staff, as well as access to various campaigns, programs, and speakers

Winter training available

For additional details please contact natlan@Stanford.edu and zrabinowitz@hasbarafellowships.org

ICC
Grinspoon Morningstar Fellowship

For the 2017-2018 academic year, ICC select 50 undergraduates to serve as Grinspoon Fellows on campuses nationwide. Grinspoon Fellows will focus on building strong personal relationships with influential people on campus and effective pro-Israel coalitions at their schools. In preparation for the fellowship, students will attend an intensive leadership training seminar in Washington, D.C. this summer and receive year-round support from ICC professionals. Fellows will receive a $1,000 stipend for their participation.

Training during July

For additional details please contact natlan@Stanford.edu and Jonathan Falk jon@israelcc.org

David Project Fellowship

This internship is for students who want to effectively and strategically engage their campus community about Israel. Interns will work closely with Hillel, the David Project, and their own campus community to learn about relational advocacy and become relationship-building experts. Interns will meet on a regular basis throughout the two quarters while building relationships and bringing Israel into the conversation on campus. At the end of the quarters, interns will receive a stipend for their hard work

For additional details please contact natlan@Stanford.edu and cmartinez@davidproject.org

CAMERA Fellowship

CAMERA on Campus is an international program that gives students access to:

· CAMERA's expertise on Middle East Issues

· High-level instruction from leading Middle East Specialists

· Global networking with published writers and activists

· Live seminars and workshops.

· Event planning and materials assistance

For additional details please contact natlan@Stanford.edu and Andrea Levin elanal@camera.org

Stand With Us Emerson Fellowship

The StandWithUs Emerson Fellowship is a prestigious one-year fellowship program that recruits, trains, educates, and inspires pro-Israel college students to become an elite cadre of leaders on college campuses across North America. SwU Emerson Fellows form a network of trained pro-Israel student leaders, chosen from over 40 campuses, who utilize their skills and energy to drive and inspire their peers to run effective pro-Israel events and bring Israel’s message to their campuses. Among their program responsibilities, fellows hold leadership positions within pro-Israel student groups, run four to six programs on their campuses throughout the year, write articles for local and campus media outlets, and attend two training seminars in Los Angeles, CA. Upon completion of the program, fellows receive a stipend and the chance to win an amazing internship at the SwU Jerusalem office.

Training in Aug National conference in January. Dates might change

For additional details please contact natlan@Stanford.edu and
Noa Raman noar@standwithus.com

 

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