Postdoctoral Scholars / Call for Nominations

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  • Deadline: March 30, 2019
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The Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program supports future generations of leaders in science, technology, engineering, and math in the United States and Israel and, over time, fosters greater collaboration between the world’s most advanced scientific research centers.

The program provides scholarships through the following initiatives:

The Zuckerman Postdoctoral Scholars Program

attracts high achieving postdoctoral scholars from premier universities in the United States to do research at one of seven Israeli universities. Once they complete their research, many Zuckerman postdocs are expected to accept faculty positions at top North American universities, weaving a network of academic collaboration and goodwill that will greatly benefit US Israeli scientific cooperation.

The Zuckerman Israeli Postdoctoral Scholars Program

provides additional support to Israeli researchers who have been accepted to a postdoctoral program with a stipend at an American university.

Eligibility

Candidates for the Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program are assessed based on their academic and research achievements, as well as on personal merit and leadership qualities, without regard to race, religion, gender, ethnicity, or age.

Benefits

In addition to the scholarship, Zuckerman Scholars enjoy unique programming and activities specially organized for them by the host universities, such as touring, educational experiences, and social programs. These programs are aimed at strengthening the scholars’ knowledge of and connection to Israel, and at cultivating an esprit de corps within the program, enabling them to exchange ideas and foster new relationships.

Application

For more information about the program, please visit our website.

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