Tuition and Dates

TRY / USY HIGH Spring Classic 2022:

January 24 – May 29, 2022

  • Tuition: $20,300
    • Includes flights from the New York area
    • Early Bird Discount: $200

TRY / USY HIGH Spring Quarter 2022:

January 24 – March 20, 2022

  • Tuition: $12,300
    • Includes flights from the New York area
    • Early Bird Discount: $200
Tuition includes the entire Israel experience:
  • Academic program and high school credit
  • Full board and lodging
  • Medical insurance
  • All attractions and sites in Israel
  • (TRY Spring Classic only – not for TRY Quarter) The entire Poland experience, including hotels, ground transportation, and flights to and from Israel.
Tuition does not include:
  • Personal spending money
  • Cost of AP exams and tutorials

Payment Structure

Spring 2022
  • $500 deposit – Applicants are asked to put down an initial deposit to reserve their spot.
    • All deposits are fully refundable (minus a $50 processing fee) until November 1, 2021.
    • $250 will be refunded to those who withdraw their applications between November 1 and November 30, 2021.
    • The full $500 deposit is non-refundable after December 1, 2021.
  • 50% of the tuition is due by December 7, 2021
    • After December 24, 2021 – 50% of the tuition is non-refundable
  • Full tuition is due by January 1, 2022
    • Once the program is underway, full tuition is non-refundable

Scholarship Information

Many TRY and USY High students receive scholarship assistance from local Jewish Federations, synagogues, and Jewish community centers.

We encourage you to apply for local scholarships early in the enrollment process. Our list of Scholarship opportunities is a great starting point as you explore your funding options.

JNF-USA’s Dream Israel Grants for USY High and TRY Participants

TRY and USY High participants can earn a Dream Israel grant of up to $7,500 by fundraising for a Jewish National Fund-USA project. Dream Israel grants are available to participants in both the fall 2022 and spring 2022 TRY sessions.

(Fund raising for the JNF’s Dream Israel project must be completed by 6 weeks prior to the start of the program. Please note that all donations are non-refundable in the case of withdrawal from TRY for any reason.)

Samis Foundation Grant

We are excited to announce that we have a stipend of $7,500 available for Washington State teens, thanks to the generosity of the Samis Foundation in Seattle. If you are from Washington, please click here for more details.

Ramah Israel Scholarship Fund

If you require additional financial assistance after exploring the above funding sources, you may apply to the TRY Scholarship Fund. The $500 deposit must be paid before a scholarship application will be considered for review.

TRY and USY High Spring 2022: There are two rounds for reviewing spring scholarship applications. All submissions must be made prior to one of the following dates: August 1 or November 15.

529 Accounts: Tichon Ramah Yerushalayim is accredited by the Middle States Association and as such families with 529 accounts may be able to have up to $10,000 from their 529 accounts sent to us for their students. Please be in touch with us if you have additional questions concerning this. As always, it is best to seek guidance from your tax professional on matters such as this.

If you have questions about scholarship – or anything else – please let us know by clicking the button below.

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