Jerusalem Center for Bible Translators:

The Home for Bible Translators since 1995


Finances for the Semester Program

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1.  Hebrew University Tuition (total 26 credits) – US$ 3,900

2.  Room and Board (subsidized) – US$ 3,900

3. Additional Expenses – US$ 1,500

a. Study Trips
b. Health Insurance
c. Daily transportation to the University
d. Visas

Total for the Semester: US$ 9,300

Personal Expenses

Additional optional expenses that are paid by the student include:

1. Additional books, long-distance calls and faxes, personal photocopying, and personal expenses should be budgeted as personal pocket money. Estimated at  US$ 50-100 per month.

2. Additional accommodation charges for a spouse.


Scholarships for mother-tongue translators may be available through the Jerusalem Center for Bible Translators and are based on need and available funds. To qualify for a scholarship students must first be accepted to the program.

To apply or inquire about a possible scholarship, contact JCBT with the following information early in the application process:

  1.  A short description of the project you are involved in and how this proposed study program may benefit your project;
  2. A description of your financial situation; and
  3. Two letters of recommendation from your organization or sponsor, including a professor or a pastor.

Finances for the Short-Term “Land of The Bible” Course 


The all inclusive fee for this course includes room and board, study trips, entrance fees.  Airfare and other personal purchases are not included.

Cost: $1,850 for 14 days with 12 overnights.




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