The Azrieli Foundation is launching its revamped
International Postdoctoral Fellowship for research at Israeli universities
in STEM, Humanities and Social Sciences
Online Application for the 2021 Cohort Begins September 1st 2020
and may be accessed on our website
What kind of candidate are we looking for?
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.
Who can apply?
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.
Eligible countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK.
What do I need in order to apply?
Requirements are detailed in the Guidelines on our website: https://azrielifoundation.org/fellows/internationalpostdoctoral/?utm_sou...
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.
How much is the Fellowship?
The value of the Fellowship is approximately € 47,000 (ILS 188,000) per year, including funds reserved for research and travel.
When does the Fellowship begin?
The official starting date of the Fellowship is October 2021, which is the beginning of the Israeli academic year 2021-22. However, candidates are permitted to start their Fellowship as early as June 2021 and no later than March 2022.
How long does the Fellowship last?
The Fellowship is offered for two years. Renewal for a third year will be considered favourably based on a competitive evaluation process.
How many fellowships are offered?
Up to 24 fellowships per year: 18 fellowships in STEM fields, 3 in Humanities, and 3 in Social Sciences.
When to apply?
The online application process opens September 1, 2020, and ends November 1, 2020.
When will decisions be announced?
Award notifications will be sent by February 15, 2021.