Students who are pursuing bachelor’s, master’s, or teaching certificates in tourism studies are eligible to receive this scholarship. These studies should be at accredited higher education institutions.
Tourism Minister Haim Katz emphasized the importance of this initiative. He stated: “the tourism sector requires top-tier professionals who prioritise the tourist experience.”
He further added: “We are introducing these scholarships to bolster the upcoming generation of the Israeli tourism industry.” The initiative is scheduled to benefit students beginning their courses in October 2023.
It ensures an equal distribution of scholarship funds. Each student will receive awards capped at NIS 11,000.