How to Apply

To complete the application forms below, fill in the form below and provide the following items:

1. Complete High School transcripts

2. Two recent passport photographs with your name on the back

3. Copies of SAT or other relevant test scores

4. Application fee of $100 in a current dated check made out to “Midreshet Eshel”

Checks should be sent to:
American Friends of Eshel
1345 East 28th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11210

The deposit may also be paid by credit card by emailing .

Application Forms

To download the forms, right-click the forms below with the desired format and on the popup menu, select Save link as.
Application form in .PDF format
Application form in .DOC format
Recommendation form in .PDF format
Recommendation form in .DOC format
All accompanying items must be received no later than December 1st.
Applications should be scanned and emailed to

Women’s Israel Programs
Joint Online Application

You can also apply to Midreshet Eshel on the
Women’s Israel Programs Joint Online Application site.


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