It is our goal to:
Support future generations of leaders in science, technology, engineering, and math in the United States and Israel.
Foster greater collaboration between the world’s most advanced scientific research centers by attracting outstanding postdoctoral researchers from top universities, thus creating a cycle of excellence.
Facilitate the return of top Israeli scholars to Israeli institutions, allowing them to compete with North American institutions for the most promising candidates, and cultivating world-class scientific talent.
Infuse a unique spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation in our scholars.
Enrich students in our program with high-quality programs, workshops, and world-class speakers.
Empower Israeli leading centers for advanced STEM research, by providing vital talent and resources needed to develop top-tier research labs, projects and programs.
Strengthen the international reputation of Israel’s higher education system and Israel’s diplomatic, social, and economic ties.
Candidates for the Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program are assessed based on their academic and research achievements, qualities of personal merit and leadership. The program will provide scholarships over the next 20 years through the following initiatives: