Immersive Experience Grant

The Immersive Experience Grant application is now open. See below for eligibility requirements.

My Israel Journey

    • Eligible for $1,500:
      • (rising) San Diego Jewish teen, 9th-12th grade
      • Enrolled and registered for an approved Israel educational trip (proof of enrollment required)
      • Has NEVER been to Israel either recreationally or on an organized trip
      • First time recipient of the grant
    • Eligible for $750:
      • (rising) San Diego Jewish teen, 9th-12th grade
      • Has been to Israel recreationally up until the age of 12
  • Ineligibility:
    • Has received funding from Federation for an Israel trip
    • Has been on an educational organized Israel trip

For teens traveling to Israel or any other Jewish experience, they can receive the following:

Immersive Experience Grant:

  • Eligibility: 
      • (rising) San Diego Jewish teen, 9th-12th grade
      • Enrolled and registered for an approved immersive experience (proof of enrollment required)
      • First time recipient of the academic year, including summer
  • Teens are eligible for the following:
      • $180: 1-3 day Jewish experience
      • $360: 4-9 day Jewish experience
      • $600: 10+ day Jewish experience 
  • Ineligibility 
    • Residential Camp
    • Sleep-away Camp
    • Israel travel that you are currently receiving My Israel Journey funding

Resources for Teens

Connecting teens to Jewish opportunities is at the core of SDJTI. Below, teens can find a variety of resources between scholarships and grants, mental health resources and events, and job opportunities. 

Awards & Scholarship

Mental Health & Wellness

Internships

Community Service

Immersive Experience
 Grant

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