Eligibility Requirements

  • 3.0 GPA (applicants with a lower GPA are encouraged to apply and will be considered on a case-by-case basis)
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in a college/university or recent graduates (within two years)

Language Requirements


Application Requirements

  • $60 Application Fee
    Paid either online or via check made out to AABGU.
  • Official College or University Transcript(s)
  • Personal Statement
    A 400 word essay that helps us to learn your motivations and goals for studying on the OSP. You will find the essay topics in theĀ  application or you can view them here.
  • One Digital Passport-Style Photo
    This is used for your BGU student ID card so the photo should show your head and shoulders against a white background (must be .jpeg format).
  • Photocopy of passport
    If applicable, applicants must also submit a copy of their Israeli passport.

Start your online application here!


Hard-copy documents should be sent to:

Ginsburg-Ingerman Overseas Student Program (OSP)
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
1001 Avenue of the Americas, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10018


Application Decisions

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis only after we receive all required documents. You will typically receive a decision regarding acceptance within two weeks of receipt of your complete application.