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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

10535-IS

Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship at Weizmann Institute for Science

Israel
Middle East and North Africa

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Award Details
Grant Activity

This is a unique opportunity for a Fulbright award at the Weizmann Institute of Science, one of the world’s leading multidisciplinary basic research institutions in the natural and exact sciences. Grants are open to researchers 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 the Weizmann Institute of Science. 

The Weizmann Institute is located in Rehovot, Israel, just south of Tel Aviv. The Weizmann Institute was founded by Dr. Chaim Weizmann (1874-1952) in 1934.

  • The Weizmann Institute of Science was the first to introduce cancer research in Israel and the first to build particle accelerators.
  • One Nobel laureate and three Turing Award laureates have been associated with the Weizmann Institute of Science.
Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines
Specializations

The Weizmann Institute of Science is a science institution. Grantees may apply for any discipline offered at the institution.

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 4
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
Kaitlin Jewett
Outreach & Recruitment Officer
Phone: 
415-362-6520 x5880

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