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IDF Combat Soldiers to Receive Full Scholarships

IDF Nahal Brigade in Golan Heights (Photo: flickr/IDF)

The brave men and women who serve in the IDF and protect the people of the Holy Land are the heroes of those of us who stand for Israel. Now, as The Times of Israel reports, the IDF's combat soldiers will be rewarded for their fearless and selfless service with full academic scholarships:

Beginning in October, combat soldiers will receive full scholarships from the Israel Defense Forces for their academic studies upon their discharge from the military.

According to a report in the Yedioth Ahronoth daily on Monday, soldiers that recently immigrated, or are from minority groups or from underprivileged backgrounds, will also be eligible for the benefits even if they did not serve in a combat unit.

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot is seeking to extend the program to all Israeli soldiers who complete their service, the report said...

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