The United States-Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF) plans to award 8 grants to American post-doctoral scholars who are about to begin a program of research at Israeli institutions of higher education which will commence during the 2013/2014 academic year. The total length of the proposed program of work in Israel must be at least two academic years (20 months net in Israel). The Fulbright award totals $40,000, $20,000 per academic year. Fulbright funding supplements basic post-doctoral stipends provided by Israeli host institutions. This program is open to post-doctoral researchers in all academic disciplines. USIEF awards are granted on the basis of academic excellence, the leadership promise of the applicant, and the potential of the proposed visit to both advance knowledge and enhance mutual understanding between the peoples of the U.S. and Israel.
-Applicants must be U.S. citizens; permanent resident status is not sufficient. -Candidates must be planning to begin a period of post-doctoral research at an accredited institution of higher education in Israel during the course of the 2013/2014 academic year. Individuals who have already begun or who plan to begin post-doctoral research in Israel before October 2013 are not eligible to apply for Fulbright Post-doctoral Fellowships. -Candidates must be planning to conduct post-doctoral research in Israel for a period of at least two academic years (20 months net).