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Scholarship for postdoctoral research in Israel

The Azrieli International Postdoctoral Fellowship has officially launched the Call for Applications for the 2024–25 academic year. The fellowship provides significant funding, academic programming, and support to 24 international postdoctoral researchers, enabling them to carry out research in exact sciences, life sciences, humanities, and social sciences at eligible Israeli academic institutions.


The Fellowship is open to candidates who have received their PhD degrees no earlier than November 1, 2020, in all countries except Israel. PhD candidates may apply if they complete their dissertation defence successfully no later than June 1, 2024. All nationalities may apply, except for Israeli citizens and residents. Candidates who commenced a postdoctoral or an academic position in Israel prior to September 1, 2023, may not apply.

*Please note that candidates are required to have an academic sponsor, who is a faculty member at an eligible Israeli academic institution. 


The Fellowship is made up of a basic stipend of ILS 168,000 per academic year, with an additional ILS 20,000 granted annually for research expenses and research-related travel.

Find more information and apply by 15 November 2023 on the Azrieli Fellows Program website.