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

This Scholarship will be awarded to one selected applicant on the basis of excellence in their studies, promise of distinction in their chosen fields of specialization, as well as on qualities of mind, intellect and character.

The scholarship is subject to acceptance of the student by the Hebrew University and will be given towards only one* of the courses listed below:

1. Conflict Resolution from Theory to Practice: Israel as a Case Study. July 1 – 24, 2019.
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2. The Emergence of the Modern State of Israel. July 1 – 24, 2019.
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3. The History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict. July 1 – 24, 2019.
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4. Between Hamas and ISIS: Radical Islamic Movements in a Changing Middle East. July 1 – 24, 2019.
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5. Narratives and Realities: Inside the Israeli Palestinian Conflict. July 1 – 24, 2019.
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*Students can register and study simultaneously more than one course from above.

Applicants should prepare and send the following documents before filling in this form to

1. A current one-page Curriculum Vitae
2. Official academic records (scanned copy)
3. One or more academic references

All documents should be submitted to by May 1st, 2019.

For any inquiry, please contact your local AUSTFHU office:
Jamie Wise (Federal Office)- 02 9389 2825
Yael Eilon Jacobson (WA) –

For more information about the courses please visit:
All Credits earned in these courses are acknowledged by the Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies of the University of Sydney. Students from other universities must consult the appropriate authority to check re accreditation.

Leon Fink Scholarship Application Form 2019

  • Contact name and email address.
  • Please advise where and which degree are you studying now, and what are your areas of focus.
  • Please check schedule, syllabus and details at
  • Please tell about your economic background and if you're getting any support towards your studies from any other funds or scholarships.
  • Please describe briefly your background and activities, i.e business or professional experiences, hobbies, special interests and extra-curricular activities.
  • Name, e-mail, phone number, position and title of both referees.