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Current U.S. Student

United States citizens who are currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs are eligible to apply. All applicants enrolled in U.S institutions must apply through their home campuses. Find the Fulbright Program Adviser on your campus.

If you are an undergraduate student, you are eligible to apply in the fall of your senior year.  If you are a graduate student, you are eligible as long as you will not have a PhD degree by the application deadline.

U.S. Citizen but not a Student

If you are a U.S. citizen, will hold a bachelor’s degree by the award start date, and do not have a PhD degree, then you are eligible to apply. Non-enrolled applicant should have relatively limited professional experience in the fields (typically 7 years or less) in which they are applying. Candidates with more experience should consider applying for the Fulbright Scholar Program.

The Getting Started page will provide information on eligibility and next steps.

Artist

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program welcomes applications in the creative and performing arts. Arts candidates for the U.S. Student Program should have relatively limited professional experience in the fields (typically 7 years or less) in which they are applying. Artists with more experience should consider applying for the Fulbright Scholar Program.

Creative & Performing Arts projects fall under the Study/Research grant category and are available in all countries where Study/Research grants are offered. 

FPA

U.S. Professor/Administrator

If you are a U.S. citizen and a professor or administrator at a U.S. institution and are interested in applying for a Fulbright Scholar Award, you will need to apply through CIES.

To support your students in applying for a U.S. Student Program award, please connect with the Fulbright Program Adviser at your institution.

Non U.S. Citizens

If you are a non-U.S. citizen interested in applying for a Fulbright Award to the United States, you will need to apply through the Fulbright Commission or U.S. Embassy in your home country. Find out more information on the Fulbright Visiting Scholar or Student Program.

Israel

Select award for detailed information
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The United States–Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF), known as Fulbright Israel, plans to award up to 3 grants to open study/research students during the 2022/2023 academic year (starting October 2022).

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Fulbright Israel awards are granted on the basis of academic excellence, the leadership promise of the applicant, and their potential to both advance knowledge and enhance mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and Israel. 

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This program is designed to provide students opportunities for research advancement by utilizing local resources as well as gaining international experience. Grantees plan their own projects, which may include independent library, archival or field research, consultations with local professors or a combination of such activities. Along with opportunities for research and engagement with local resources, there are invaluable opportunities to meet and work with the local professionals and experts of the host country, sharing daily life as well as professional and creative experiences.

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Grant Length: 9 months (October 2022 - June 2023).

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No in-person Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO). However, the Fulbright Commission in Israel will schedule a Virtual Pre-Departure Orientation. Grantees will also receive pre-departure material prior to arrival. 

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An in-country orientation is also held at the beginning of the academic year. 

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The Fulbright Research Fellowship is intended to enrich and advance candidates’ research by utilizing local resources and specific expertise.

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Fulbright Israel offers grants on the basis of academic excellence, the leadership promise of the applicant and their potential to both advance knowledge and enhance mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and Israel.

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Candidates must be hosted by an accredited Israeli institution of higher education. For the complete list of such institutions, click here. Candidates are responsible for arranging their own institutional affiliations in Israel. Applicants needing potential contacts should email Branden Johnson at brandenj@fulbright.org.il

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It is highly recommended that letter(s) of invitation be included as part of the Fulbright application. The letter of invitation is a formal hosting commitment, that includes designation of the faculty member who will serve as the candidate’s adviser.

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Fulbright Israel will accept invitation letters from candidates during the semi-finalist phase. Please note that candidates are only able to have three invitation letters in total. Therefore, if two invitation letters were uploaded with the application by the application deadline, only one will be accepted during the semi-finalist phase, unless semi-finalists indicate that a previously submitted invitation letter should be removed and replaced by a new one. 

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Additional letter(s) of invitation must be emailed to fbstudent@iie.org no later than February 28, 2022.

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- $20,000 living stipend 

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- Up to $1,000 for coursework for fellows (other than PhD candidates) for the entire academic year

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- Limited health insurance for the grantee only

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Grantees are responsible for housing arrangements. 

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Applications should showcase a reasoned and well-explained research plan with stated goals and milestones for the following year and future. Academic excellence is the primary criterion for the evaluation of candidates. Leadership qualities are also an important evaluation criterion.

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Applications involving travel or research or study in the West Bank or Gaza will not be considered.

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For travel around Israel, please refer to the most recent State Department Travel Advisory for Israel.

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Grantees with school-aged children who have questions about the public school system in Israel at the grantees' expense can contact Branden Johnson at brandenj@fulbright.org.il.

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Open Study/Research Award
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The United States–Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF), known as Fulbright Israel, plans to award up to 6 English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Fellowships for the 2022/2023 academic year (starting October 2022). 

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Preference will be given to applicants who hold a degree in English literature, TEFL/linguistics, American studies, or education. USIEF awards are granted on the basis of academic excellence, the leadership promise of the applicant, and their potential of the proposed visit to both advance knowledge and enhance mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and Israel.

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Holders of Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees as well as doctoral students may apply for the fellowship. Those still engaged in Bachelor’s degree studies at the time of application are also eligible, if they complete their studies and receive their degrees by May 2022. Those who have already completed all the requirements for receipt of a doctoral degree at the time of application are not eligible to request English Teaching Assistant fellowships.

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Preference will be given to applicants who have had limited or no prior experience in Israel.

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Grant Length: 9 months (October 2022 - June 2023).

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No in-person Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO). However, the Fulbright Commission in Israel will schedule a Virtual Pre-Departure Orientation. Grantees will also receive pre-departure material prior to arrival. 

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An in-country orientation is also held at the beginning of the academic year.

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Applicants with degrees in all fields of study will be considered, but preference will be given to those who hold a degree in English literature, TEFL/linguistics, American studies, or education. Candidates should be articulate individuals with the skills and motivation needed to teach the English language as well as share American culture with Jewish-Israeli and Arab-Israeli college students. This may include teaching 'one-on-one' sessions, leading the local English Club, curriculum building assistance and more. Awards are granted on the basis of academic excellence, the leadership promise of the applicant, and their potential to both advance knowledge and enhance mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and Israel.

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Preference will be given to applicants who have had limited or no prior experience in Israel.

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Hebrew or Arabic is recommended.

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Grantees are responsible for housing arrangements.

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English Teaching Assistant Award
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The United States–Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF), known as Fulbright Israel, plans to award up to 7 Master's degree grants to students for the 2022/2023 academic year (starting October 2022). 

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This program is designed to pursue a Master's degree at an Israeli institution of higher education. Holders of one Master's degree may apply for a second in a different field than the one they already obtained.

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Information on the application and degree requirements for each institution is available through their websites, linked below: 

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Tel Aviv University:

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MA in Conflict Resolution and Mediation

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MA in Environmental Studies

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MA in Security and Diplomacy Studies

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MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Another Language (TESOL)

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International LLM

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MPH in Emergency and Disaster Management

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MA in Ancient Israel Studies 

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Ben Gurion University of the Negev:

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MBA Program

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M.A. in Economics

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Hebrew University of Jerusalem:

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International MPH program, School of Public Health

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International StartUp 360° MBA Program

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LLM in Human Rights and International Law

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MA in Law with Specialization in Human Rights and Transitional Law

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MA in China Studies

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MA in Education

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MA in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

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MA in Israel Studies

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MA in Conflict Research, Management and Resolution

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MA - The Bogen International Graduate Program in Economics

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MSc in Plant Sciences

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MSc in Animal Sciences

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MSc in Nutritional Sciences

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MSc in Environmental Quality Sciences

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University of Haifa:

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Archaeology

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Child Development

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Health Systems Administration & Global Health Leadership (MPH)

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The Weiss-Livnat International MA Program in Holocaust Studies

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Diplomacy Studies

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National Security Studies

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Peace & Conflict Management

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Sustainability

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Israel Studies

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Jewish Studies

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Maritime Civilizations

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Statistics

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In addition to applying for the Fulbright fellowship, each candidate must apply to the degree program through the university's application system. Receiving the Fulbright fellowship is contingent upon acceptance to the degree program. In a case in which the applicant has been awarded a Fulbright fellowship, but was not offered admission to the university, the Fulbright fellowship will be rescinded. 

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All nominees must receive a decision from the university by March 1, 2022, and inform USIEF whether or not they have been accepted by emailing Branden Johnson at brandenj@fulbright.org.il.

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Grant Length: 9 Months – 11 Months (varies by program)

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No in-person Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO). However, the Fulbright Commission in Israel will schedule a Virtual Pre-Departure Orientation. Grantees will also receive pre-departure material prior to arrival. 

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An in-country orientation is also held at the beginning of the academic year.

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Candidates interested in pursuing a Master's degree at an Israeli institute of higher learning must be either at the Bachelor's level or holders of one Master's degree seeking to earn a second. They may only apply for one-year Master's programs.

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Fulbright Israel (USIEF) offers grants on the basis of academic excellence, the leadership promise of the applicant, and their potential to both advance knowledge and enhance mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and Israel.

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Receiving the Fulbright fellowship is contingent upon acceptance to the Masters degree program. If a candidate is awarded a Fulbright fellowship, but not offered admission to the university, the Fulbright fellowship will be rescinded. Finalists must receive a decision from the university by March 1, 2022 and inform USIEF whether or not they have been accepted by emailing Branden Johnson at brandenj@fulbright.org.il.

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Please note that applications to MA and Research grants in Israel do not require a letter of affiliation. Only an acceptance letter will be needed.

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  • Full tuition fees for the M.A. degree paid directly to the institution
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  • $15,000 living stipend
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  • Limited health insurance for the grantee
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  • For questions about non-refundable deposits/fees requested by universities upon acceptance, please email Branden Johnson at brandenj@fulbright.org.il.
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"}},{"name":"Housing Arrangements","id":"housing_arrangements","type":"text","visibility":1,"value":"

Grantees are responsible for housing arrangements. 

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For travel around Israel, please refer to the most recent State Department Travel Advisory for Israel.

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Grantees with school-aged children who have questions about the public school system in Israel at the grantees' expense can contact Branden Johnson at brandenj@fulbright.org.il.

"}]},{"name":"Dependents","id":"dependents","type":"options","value":["Dependent support is not available"]},{"name":"Placement Locations","id":"placement_locations","type":"multitype","value":[{"type":"options","value":[]},{"type":"text","value":""}]},{"name":"Fulbright Program Management Contact","id":"pm_contact","type":"text","value":"FBstudent.MENA@iie.org"},{"name":"Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Website","id":"embassy_website","type":"link","value":"http://www.fulbright.org.il"},{"name":"Fulbright Commission/U.S. Embassy Contact","id":"embassy_contact","type":"custom","value":[{"name":"Branden Johnson","value":"brandenj@fulbright.org.il"}]},{"name":"Additional Online Resources","id":"resources","type":"custom","value":[]},{"name":"Is new for this year","id":"is_new","type":"checkbox","value":false}]} [is_new] => 0 [step] => 6 [status] => 1 [updated_on] => 2021-03-29 13:37:34 [finalized_date] => 2019-03-22 13:19:10 [countryName] => Israel [regionId] => 22 [countryCode] => IL [countryAlias] => israel [regionName] => Middle East & North Africa [regionAlias] => middle-east-and-north-africa [regionColor] => #199dd6 [regionPosition] => a:3:{i:0;d:3.5;i:1;d:23.3;i:2;d:20.9;} [regionBgColor] => #01a9df [regionBgHoverColor] => #007397 )
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Fulbright MA Degree Award
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The United States–Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF), known as Fulbright Israel, plans to award up to 4 grants to PhD students for one semester of research during the 2022/2023 academic year (starting October 2022). 

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Fulbright Israel awards are granted on the basis of innovation, academic excellence, the leadership promise of the applicant, and their potential to both advance knowledge and enhance mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and Israel.     

\n

This program is designed to provide research opportunties by utilizing local resources as well as gaining international experience. Grantees plan their own projects, which may include independent library, archival or field research, consultations with local professors or a combination of such activities. Along with opportunities for research and engagement with local resources this Fulbright Program offers invaluable opportunities to meet and work with the local professionals and experts of the host country, sharing daily life as well as professional and creative experiences.

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Grant Length: 4 months

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One semester during the 2022/2023 academic year (starting October 2022).

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No in-person Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO). However, the Fulbright Commission in Israel will schedule a Virtual Pre-Departure Orientation. Grantees will also receive pre-departure material prior to arrival. 

\n

An in-country orientation is also held at the beginning of the academic year.

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The Fulbright Research Fellowship is intended to enrich and advance candidates’ research by utilizing local resources and specific expertise.

\n

Fulbright Israel offers grants on the basis of innovation, academic excellence, the leadership promise of the applicant and their potential to both advance knowledge and enhance mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and Israel.

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Candidates must be hosted by an accredited Israeli institution of higher education. For the complete list of such institutions, click here. Candidates are responsible for arranging their own institutional affiliations in Israel. Applicants needing potential contacts should email Branden Johnson at brandenj@fulbright.org.il

\n

The letter(s) of invitation are required. It is highly recommended that the letter(s) of invitation be included as part of the Fulbright application by the application deadline. The letter of invitation is a formal hosting commitment, that includes designation of the faculty member who will serve as the candidate’s adviser.

\n

Fulbright Israel will accept invitation letters from candidates during the semi-finalist phase. Please note that candidates are only able to have three invitation letters in total. Therefore, if two invitation letters were uploaded with the application by the application deadline, only one will be accepted during the semi-finalist phase, unless semi-finalists indicate that a previously submitted invitation letter should be removed and replaced by a new one. 

\n

Additioanl letter(s) of invitation must be emailed to fbstudent@iie.org no later than February 28, 2022.

"}},{"name":"Affiliation Fees/Tuition","id":"affiliation_fees","type":"pair","visibility":1,"value":{"name":"","value":"

- $13,000 living stipend 

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- Limited health insurance for the grantee only

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Grantees are responsible for housing arrangements. 

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For travel around Israel, please refer to the most recent State Department Travel Advisory for Israel.

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Grantees with school-aged children who have questions about the public school system in Israel at the grantees' expense can contact Branden Johnson at brandenj@fulbright.org.il.

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