Application Process

Who is eligible to apply to the Program?

Jewish Day School students entering 11th and 12th grades in September 2017.

When is the Program?

July 3rd -August 8th, 2017.

*Gadna Extension returns on August 11th.

How do I apply?

Please submit:

A complete online application form

$200 US (£150 for UK residents) non-refundable application fee paid by credit card (submitted with the application form)

Digital picture uploaded with the application form


Early Bird Application – Save $50 US                   EXPIRED!
Apply by December 31st 2016
Pay $150 application fee instead of $200 US
Paid online by credit card
Early Bird Registration – Save $100 US               EXPIRED!
Register (by sending in your $1000 US registration fee) by November 30th 2016
Take $100 off your tuition
Early Bird Payment – Save an additional $200 US (£150) EXPIRED!
Pay in full by January 30th 2017
Pay $8095 US instead of $8295 US (£5545 instead of £5695)


Are scholarships available?

The Koby Mandell Foundation does not provide scholarships for its Summer in Israel Programs. However, most local Jewish Federations do. Please contact the Israel desk at your local Federation to receive more information. If your Federation requires the program to be specifically listed, please notify us at summer@kobymandell.orgapp_03

What happens then?

  • Upon receipt of your application, you will be contacted via email.
  • You will be notified of an interview date.
  • Upon acceptance to the program you will receive additional information and forms.