Addressing the needs of the Ethiopian immigrant community, Keren Hanan Aynor decided to assist talented, highly motivated Ethiopian Israelis to acquire a higher education and/or a proffessional degree. Its aim to promote the emergence of a core leadership committed to serving the community as well as the society at large, thus enabling the community to gradually assume its own responsibilities.Grant are awarded to students in the following categories:
Master or doctoral degree candidates.
Undergraduate parents who wish to upgrade their educational and professional level.
Students who do not qualify for assistance from any other source.
Students working towards a specialized diploma to advance their employment level.
Student in fields new to Ethiopian immigrants ('path finder').
In addition to scholarships awarded to individual students, over the years Keren Hanan Aynor has supported students acquiring their education is special Group Projects
Grants are tailored to the student's needs and progress in their studies.
KHA distributes grants for study in many fields as chosen by the students.