Ono Academic Colelge

Ono Academic College
Program Name: 
Scholarship Program for Ethiopian Israelis
Grant Year: 
2010
Grant Type: 
Israel
Grant Amount: 
$250,000
Interest Area: 
Economic Development
Grant Purpose: 

Provide scholarship support and job placement assistance to 36 Ethiopian Israeli students in degree programs for law, health and business professions at Ono College in order to create a new generation of Ethiopian leaders in the Israeli workforce.

Description: 

Established in 1995 in Kiryat Ono, Ono Academic College (OAC) is a private academic institution for higher education.  It aims to provide academic and professional opportunities to underserved sectors of the population and to integrate graduates directly into the labor market.  Ono College offers undergraduate degrees in law and health professions, as well as undergraduate and master's degrees in business administration. More than 8,500 students are currently enrolled.