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The Leon Fink Scholarship for Middle Eastern Studies Short Programs at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Posted by on April 21st, 2014 · 2014, Arts and Social Science, Scholarship Opportunities, Self funded, Short courses, UNSW Partner Institution, UNSW Winter Break

This Scholarship is administered by the Australian Friends of the Hebrew University Jerusalem Limited together with Mr Leon Fink, to students of outstanding academic achievement from Australia to undertake a Middle Eastern Studies Summer Program at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

The Scholarship will cover the tuition and housing costs of one of the courses listed below. In addition the student will receive a stipend AUD 1,000.

The Scholarship is subject to acceptance to one of the courses listed below, by the Rothberg International School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

All courses run at the Hebrew University between July 3 – 31, 2014,  include 45/60 academic hours, and are taught in English.

The scholarship will be given towards only one of the courses below, however students can apply to study more than one course simultaneously.

1. Conflict Resolution from Theory to Practice: Israel as a Case Study

2. The Emergence of the Modern State of Israel

3. The History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

4. Militant Radical Movements in Contemporary Islam

5. Narratives and Realities: Inside the Israeli Palestinian Conflict

Application Process

For more details and application forms please contact Inna Nemirovsky:

The successful candidate will be eligible to apply the scholarship to any one of the listed courses. The application must be submitted online to the Australian Friends of the Hebrew University office in Sydney, by April 30th 2014.

UNSW students who apply should also complete the Global Education Registration Form and return it to

Credit Transfer Process

As this is a fee paying program students must apply for credit through Cross Institutional Studies. If you have any questions about how this works please email


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