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Aharon and Ephraim Katzir Fellowship

Fellowships to Israel Scientists for International Research
in Life Sciences, Exact Sciences, and Engineering

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Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities - Batsheva de Rothschild Fund

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Fellowships of up to $5,000 to Israel doctoral students and scientists for international research in the fields of life sciences, exact sciences, and engineering. Funding is intended for travel and living expenses for short-term research at international laboratories.

The Aharon and Ephraim Katzir Study Grants are intended to provide Israeli scientists an opportunity for the on-site study of research and work methods at leading laboratories around the world in the fields of the life sciences, exact sciences, and engineering, for a period of one to two months.

The researcher must return to his parent laboratory in Israel at the end of the grant period.

The evaluation of the request will take into account the quality of the candidate, the quality of the study program, and the quality of the hosting laboratories.

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GrantWatch ID#: 126827

Estimated Size of Grant:

The fellowship is in the amount of up to $5,000 USD.

Term of Contract:

The fellowship is given to fund expenses for a period of one to two months.

Dates of submission – please submit requests only for advanced study programs due to take place in the year 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The fellowships are given to doctoral students from Israeli universities as well as to researchers holding PhD and MD degrees up to 5 years after receiving their degrees. Priority will be given to young researchers who do not have access to an education fund (Keren Hishtalmut).

Fellowship requests will not be accepted for selecting a place for postdoctoral work, participation in post-doctoral advanced study, conferences, workshops, and courses.

Pre-Application Information:

Requests must be submitted by August 16, 2019.

Requests must be sent by e-mail to the Secretary of the Sciences Division of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.

The request should include a letter of invitation/approval from the hosting laboratory.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email requests to

The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities
43 Jabotinsky Street
P.O.B 4040,
Jerusalem, 9104001

Telephone: +972-25676222
Fax: +972-25666059


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