Funding

Israeli University Postdoc Track:
Postdoctoral scholars receive a scholarship of $52,000 per academic year for up to two years, with an option to renew for a third year. Of this amount:

  • $50,000 is provided by the Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program, of which:
    > $5,600 is for research and travel to professional conferences
    > $44,400 is for living expenses ($3,700 per month)
  • An additional $2,000 in research funds is directed to scholars through their supervisors at their Israeli universities.

Joint North American-Israel Postdoc Track:
Joint Postdoctoral scholars receive a scholarship of $60,000 per academic year for up to two years.
Of this amount:

  • $50,000 is provided by the Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program, of which:
    > $5,600 is for research and travel to professional conferences
    > $44,400 is for living expenses ($3,700 per month)
  • An additional $2,000 in research funds is directed to scholars through their supervisors at their Israeli universities.
  • Another $8,000 for research and travel to professional conferences is provided directly to the scholar by their US or Canadian university, but scholars must apply to the US or Canadian university to receive the stipend, and show a letter from that university confirming this support. Please note that the US or Canadian university may provide other supplemental funding for living expenses as well.
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