Financial Information


Program Cost for One Academic Year $18, 500** + $50 registration fee Includes: tuition for one year, accommodations,
school books, educational trips and seminars,
Hebrew study, health Insurance, monthly bus pass in the central region, staff support
Program Cost for One Academic Year Without Accommodations
$15,600** + $50 registration fee Includes: All listed above aside from accommodations
Comparison to Berkee College of Music cost for tuition for one academic year
Over $35,000 This cost DOES NOT include accommodations, health insurance, or anything besides tuition.

Please note, the program cost doesn’t cover airfare, food, cell phone and transport outside of the central region. 
** Consider applying for the Masa grant and scholarship to help offset program costs:

As a Masa Israel accredited program, participants of the Rimon International Music Program are eligible to apply for Masa Israel universal grants and need based scholarships. Grant and scholarship awards are dependent on your country of origin, your financial situation, your age and the length of your program.  Grants and scholarship funds are credited toward program tuition and costs.  To determine your grant and scholarship eligibility and to apply for a Masa Israel grant or scholarship, please visit the Masa Israel grant page. 

All payments can be made on your personal registration page.

Type of Payment Date Notes Make payment
Registration/ Audition Fee $50 By June 1st If you would like to request a late application date after June 1st,
please email rimon@israelexperience.org for special permission
Program Deposit to Reserve Space $500 By June 15th This is a non refundable deposit APPLY HERE
Payment due in full for the remainder of the program payment  By August 1st Scholarship amounts will be discounted from the total once proof of scholarship receipt is shown ** APPLY HERE

Payments can be made by credit card, check, bank transfer, or cash.

** We will be collected a deposit in the amount of the Masa scholarship because the program only receives the scholarship amount towards the end of the program participation. More information about this will be in student packets before the start of the program.

Cancellation policy

If you wish to cancel your program participation up to 2 weeks before the start of the program, we will refund all monies aside from $500 and the audition fee of $50.
Within 2 weeks before the start of the program, we will refund all monies aside from $1000.
After the start of the program, refunds will not be provided except by a decision of the Rimon International Music Program and Israel Experience that come as a result of extenuating circumstances.

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