International Student Scholarships

Brandeis Scholarships for International Students

The following are scholarship opportunities offered to undergraduate international students. These scholarships are offered to first-year entering students only.

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Malkin Israeli Endowed Scholarship

The Malkin Israeli Endowed Scholarship is provided by the Malkin Israeli Scholar Endowment Fund.  This award is a full scholarship awarded to one Jewish Israeli student every four years who will work to foster greater tolerance and under-standing in both Israel and the United States.

Candidates must be Israeli citizens and must present evidence of serious involvement in coexistence efforts. A maximum of two undergraduate students can be funded through this scholarship at any one time.

The scholarship will provide the resources for tuition, standard on-campus room and board and a round-trip air ticket each year between Israel and the United States; books and personal expenses remain the obligation of the student.

Dual U.S. and Israeli citizens are not considered for this award. An interview in Israel is preferred for this scholarship.

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Sylvia and Joseph Slifka Israeli Coexistence Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to two Israeli citizens; one Arab and one Jewish. These students, along with the two recipients of the Malkin Israeli Endowed Scholarship, bring reality and personal commitment to the campus discussion of peaceful coexistence in Israel and in the world in general.

Applicants must be Israeli citizens who demonstrate strong academic achievement and English proficiency, and have been involved significantly in coexistence efforts.

The Common Application and additional international forms are required; no special form is required for an applicant to be considered for the Slifka Scholarship. An interview by invitation of the Selection Committee is required; these will be conducted in Israel. Dual U.S. and Israeli citizens are not considered for this award.

The scholarship provides the resources for tuition and fees, standard on-campus room and board, and one round-trip air ticket each year between Israel and the United States; books and personal expenses remain the obligation of the student.

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Wien International Scholarship

The Wien International Scholarship Program was established in 1958 to support international students at Brandeis. Today, a small number of need-based scholarship and work awards are awarded to outstanding students in a worldwide competition.