The United States-Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF) plans to award eight grants to U.S. postdoctoral scholars who seek to pursue research at Israeli institutions of higher education. Grants are open to researchers in all academic disciplines and support programs of work in Israel for up to 20 months (two academic years).
According to USIEF policy, Fulbright postdoctoral fellows must hold official postdoctoral fellow status at their host institutions in Israel, including access to campus resources.
Applicants are encouraged to seek additional funding from the host institution (proof of such funding is not required at the time of application).
Host institution must provide grantees with Post-doctoral status including access to campus resources. (proof of such letter is not required at the time of application).
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Each candidate should try to arrange his/her institutional affiliations in Israel independently, including development of the program of work for the proposed visit through contacts with possible host institutions.
Please contact Noa Turgeman at USIEF at NoaT@fulbright.org.il with any questions related to the financial contribution required by host institutions, or for assistance with identifying suitable host institutions or contacts. If you anticipate delays in obtaining the letter of invitation by the August 1 deadline, please contact CIES at email@example.com for additional guidance.
For more information on the financial contribution required by host institutions, please contact Noa Turgeman at NoaT@fulbright.org.il.