EMIS will foster international and intercultural understanding and will promote personal and social leadership through a shared two-year pre-university education and living experience.
EMIS will welcome students 16-18 years old, who will be carefully selected to represent a wide range of countries and diverse backgrounds.
Selected students will be offered needs-based scholarships ensuring selection is on merit and potential alone. Graduates of The EMIS academic program will receive the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma which is accepted by virtually every university around the world.
Additionally, curriculum will include a demanding mix of community services, international affairs, outdoor activities and creative pursuits. The program is a two-year boarding IB international school.
Israel is located in a region that has both much to offer to and so much to gain from such a school. EMIS will dedicate itself to making education an active force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future in the Middle East.
The EMIS target student body will comprise of 20% Israeli, 20% Arabs and Muslims from the region and 60% international students making this a regional and an international experience that will empower young leadership in this region and worldwide.
EMIS will harness local expertise in eco-education as well as promote social and business entrepreneurship through partnerships with leading local academic institutes and the renowned Israeli high-tech and clean-tech industries.
The school will be located within the campus of Hakfar-Hayarok, a premier environmental leadership school and a youth village on the outskirts of Tel-Aviv.
EMIS is endorsed by Peace Nobel Laureate President Shimon Peres. It receives financial support from the Israeli Education and Foreign Ministries, as well as a number of foreign governments and foundations.
EMIS Board is happy to announce that the first 50 qualified applicants to be admitted to EMIS in 2014 will receive a 90% (ninety percent) scholarship for two years! This is on a first come – first served basis.
Recipients of these scholarships will only pay $3,000 (three thousand US dollars) per year for tuition which includes school, room and board (not including travel to and from school, pocket money and insurance).
Interested students should be in 10th or 11th grade now to apply for the two-year program. They should be strong academically, show leadership and community involvements, speak good English and have the maturity and confidence to live two year away from home in a boarding school environment. Students may apply by filling the application forms:
Submission deadline: 28 February, 2014.