The Azrieli International Postdoctoral Fellowship supports the best and brightest minds in their postdoctoral research, connecting them with world-class academics and leading researchers. The Azrieli Fellows Program promotes academic leadership and encourages academic and professional links between Israel and the rest of the world.
The fellowship provides generous funding for eligible international applicants to conduct research in any academic discipline at accredited institutions in Israel, a country long recognized for outstanding achievements in research and higher education. The Azrieli International Postdoctoral Fellowships are awarded without regard to religion, gender, age or ethnicity.
The Azrieli Foundation is launching its revamped International Postdoctoral Fellowship for research at Israeli universities in STEM, Humanities and Social Sciences. This new program is aimed at bringing 24 outstanding postdoctoral students from Europe and Canada to Israel, each year.
Deadline for proposals
1 November 2020
Candidates who have received or will receive their PhD degrees at a recognized university in the EU or EFTA states, UK and Canada, may apply.
Ideal candidates will have an excellent academic track record and the potential to perform groundbreaking research, alongside an intellectual curiosity that transcends their field of study. They will possess a character that facilitates scientific and societal leadership, promoting change.
Please note that candidates are required to have an academic sponsor who is a faculty member at an Israeli university. It is strongly recommended that you seek an academic sponsor as soon as possible.
The Fellowship is offered for two years. Renewal for a third year will be considered favourably based on a competitive evaluation process.
The value of the Fellowship is approximately 47 000 Euros (ILS 188,000) per year, including funds reserved for research and travel.