Thursday, December 15, 2011

IFPB's Offering Scholarships for Summer 2012 Delegations to Israel/Palestine

Interfaith Peace-Buliders, a US Campaign coalition member group, is offering scholarships for students and young adults interested in joining a summer 2012 delegation to Israel/Palestine.



We are offering two $1,000 Scholarships for students and young adults who travel on Interfaith Peace-Builders Summer 2012 Delegations*
   
*Plus...in addition to the two $1000 scholarships, anyone who applies will also be considered for smaller financial aid packages from IFPB, ranging from $250 – $500.
   
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 20, 2012

WHY SHOULD YOU PARTICIPATE?
Be an Eye Witness:  Move beyond research and gain first-hand experience on the ground.
Network:  Meet and build relationships with key players working towards peace and justice.
Build Personal Connections:  Hear from people directly affected by the conflict, from various viewpoints.
Test your Knowledge:  See how the realities on the ground compare to what you have already learned.
Interfaith Peace-Builders has led 35 delegations and taken more than 550 people to Israel/Palestine.

SUMMER 2012 DELEGATION DATES
We're offering 2 different delegations this summer. Click to learn more...

WHO CAN APPLY?
IFPB welcomes any current student or young adult (age 18-30) to apply for consideration for these two scholarships.
To apply, fill out and submit the application form by January 20, 2012.
We expect to notify scholarship recipients in early February, 2012.
As mentioned, applying for this opportunity will also add you to our pool of other candidates who may be considered for smaller scholarship help, generally in the $250 - $500 range.
For more information or if you have questions, contact IFPB at office@ifpb.org.
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WHAT DOES THE DELEGATION COST?
IFPB delegations regularly cost $2100 for ground fees (including: accommodations, local transportation, breakfasts and dinners, guides, and meetings. This $2100 does not include international airfare.
Scholarships will be applied towards the delegation cost of $2,100.

LEARN MORE ABOUT IFPB DELEGATIONS