United States-Israel Education Foundation -- Fulbright Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Funding Agency:
Fulbright Association

The United States-Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF) administers the Fulbright Academic Program in Israel, and plans to award fellowships to U.S. postdoctoral scholars who seek to pursue research in one of Israel's academic institutions. Grants are open to researchers in all academic disciplines and support programs of work in Israel for up to 20 months (two academic years).


The Fulbright Israel post-doc scholarship awards $47,500 a year for up to two years. Applications close on September 15, 2021.

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Eligibility Requirements

owships (All Disciplines)

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  1. Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowships (All Disciplines)

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Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must be hosted by an accredited Israeli institution of higher education. For the complete list of such institutions, click here.

Eligibility requirements apply at the time of application. For full details on all Fulbright U.S. Scholar program eligibility requirements, please click here. In addition:

  • Candidates who have begun their postdoctoral work in Israel prior to applying are not eligible to apply.
  • To be eligible for a Fulbright fellowship beginning in 2022, candidates must have received their Ph.D. degrees no earlier than August 2017 in order to remain eligible as a postdoctoral researcher for the duration of the Fellowship. Additionally, applicants must receive their Ph.D. before they leave to Israel to begin their postdoctoral research.

Funding Type



Post Doctoral Fellows


Arts & Humanities
Curriculum Development
Engineering and Physical Sciences
Environmental & Life Sciences
International Opportunities
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational
Social Sciences

External Deadline

September 15, 2021