Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

10541-IS

Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Israel
Middle East and North Africa

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Award Details
Grant Activity

This is a unique oportunity for a Fulbright research fellowship at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, one of Israel’s leading research universities and among the world leaders in many fields. Grants are open to researchers in all academic disciplines for up to 20 months (two academic years).

In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎.
Grant Length
10-20 months (1-2 academic years)
Grant Dates

Grants may begin any time in the period of August 2020 - April 2021 as agreed upon with host institution.

Locations

Grant activity will take place at Ben Gurion University in Be'er Sheva, Israel. 

It has around 20,000 students and 4,000 faculty members in the Faculties of Engineering Sciences; Health Sciences; Natural Sciences; the Pinchas Sapir Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences; the Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management; the Joyce and Irving Goldman School of Medicine; the Kreitman School of Advanced Graduate Studies; and the Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies. More than 100,000 alumni play important roles in all areas of research and development, industry, health care, the economy, society, culture and education in Israel.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate 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.

Number of Grants
Up to 3
Activity
Research
Category
Postdoctoral award, open only to early career scholars
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Application Deadline
Monday, September 16, 2019
Program Staff
Julia Gordon
Phone: 
202-686-4000

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