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Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

10545-IS

Fulbright Senior Scholar Fellowship at Ben Gurion University

Israel
Middle East and North Africa

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Award Details
Grant Activity

The Fulbright Senior Scholar at Ben Gurion University Award is a joint fellowship to senior faculty enabling American senior scholars to pursue a semester of research and/or teaching at Ben Gurion University. The program is open to all fields of study.

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
4 months
Grant Dates

Grants can take place during the 2020-21 academic year as agreed upon with host institution.

Locations

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev is one of Israel’s leading research universities and among the world leaders in many fields.

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.

The University has three main campuses: The Marcus Family Campus in Beer-Sheva; the research campus at Sede Boqer and the Eilat Campus, and is home to national and multi-disciplinary research institutes: the National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev; the National Institute of Solar Energy; the Ilse Katz Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology; the Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research; the Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel & Zionism, and Heksherim, The Research Institute for Jewish and Israeli Literature and Culture.

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
1
Activity
Research
Teaching
Teaching/Research
Category
Open to all levels of scholars, except early career
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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