International Program in Marine Geosciences at the University of Haifa
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Welcome to the International Program in Marine Geosciences at the University of Haifa, a two-year MSc program taught in English. Using the Eastern Mediterranean as a natural marine laboratory the program provides students with a unique opportunity to develop practical scientific experience at sea, together with a rigorous academic curriculum.
Recent significant deep-sea gas findings offshore Israel have prompted a period of unprecedented development and pose world-class scientific, technical and environmental challenges. These significant developments provide students with a wide range of career opportunities in disciplines such as exploration geophysics and environmental geology.
You will be studying with students from across the globe as well as with Israeli students of diverse backgrounds and ethnicities. Our renowned professors will assist you in developing unique expertise in a specialization within the field of geosciences and will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to success in the highly competitive global geosciences arena.
Each year a limited number of students will be granted financial aid based on need. Students who are in financial need are encouraged to submit an application.
In addition to the financial aid application, students must submit the following:
Letter explaining your financial situation. U.S. Applicants Only: Copy of your Student Aid Report. (The Student Aid Report is received after completing the FAFSA-Free Application for Federal Student Aid. For information about completing the FAFSA please visit www.fafsa.ed.gov.
Your application will be returned to you if any pertinent information is left blank or if you do not submit all requested supporting documentation by the deadline stated in the guidelines.
The Financial Aid Committee will not look at a scholarship application unless the applicant has completed his or her application to the International School and has been accepted to the program. You are welcome to submit an application for financial aid at the time you submit your application for admission. However, even if you submit your application for admission before the deadline, your application for financial aid will only be reviewed after the deadline.
The application deadlines are as follows:
Early Application Deadline: March 15
Late Application Deadline: May 31
Recipients of financial aid from the University of Haifa are required to participate in the Volunteer Program while they are in Haifa. In addition, they will be expected to serve as ambassadors for the University of Haifa for the year following their return to their home countries. As ambassadors they will be expected to promote the University of Haifa via participation in Israel program fairs, visits to Hebrew classes and other relevant groups on campuses, and telephone and e-mail contact with potential applicants.
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