A letter of invitation is required.
Invitation Requirement Additional Information
A letter of invitation from an accredited Israeli institution of higher education is required at the time of application. Each candidate is responsible for the arrangement of his/her institutional affiliations in Israel independently, including development of the work program for the proposed visit through contacts with possible host institutions.
Any accredited institution of higher education. For the complete list of such institutions, click here.
Per Fulbright Israel policy, host institutions are required to make a financial contribution of $2,000 to the United States-Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF), also known as Fulbright Israel, which is credited towards the overall grant benefits. The matter of this mandatory contribution should be raised in preliminary discussions with potential hosts and the commitment to provide the funds should be included in the letter of invitation.
Please contact the Fulbright program in Israel at USPrograms@fulbright.org.il for assistance with identifying suitable host contacts or any questions related to the financial commitment.
Language Proficiency Requirements
None, English is sufficient.