Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

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All Disciplines Postdoctoral Fellowship

Middle East and North Africa


Award Details
Grant Activity

The United States-Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF) administers the Fulbright Academic Program in Israel, and plans to award fellowships to U.S. postdoctoral scholars who seek to pursue research in one of Israel's academic institutions. Grants are open to researchers in all academic disciplines and support programs of work in Israel for up to 20 months (two academic years).

Each candidate should be responsible for the arrangement of his/her institutional affiliations in Israel independently, including development of the program of work for the proposed visit, through contacts with possible host institutions. According to USIEF policy, Fulbright postdoctoral fellows must hold official postdoctoral fellow status at their host institutions in Israel, including access to campus resources. Please contact the Fulbright Israel Office at USPrograms@fulbright.org.il with any questions or assistance with identifying suitable hosts or contacts.

Grant Length
Up to two academic years, minimum of one academic year.
Grant Dates

Grants may begin any time in the period of August 2021 - April 2022 as agreed upon with host institution.


Any accredited institution of higher education. For the complete list of such institutions, click here.

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Special Features

During their grant period, Fulbright U.S. Scholars in Israel may apply for a short-term regional travel grant (five to 14 days) for participation in a variety of activities including faculty and student lectures, graduate or faculty seminars, curriculum development, public lectures, panel presentations, needs assessment, conferences, or some combination thereof.

Application Deadline
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Number of Grants
Up To 8
Program Staff
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist

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