Applications are invited from Indian nationals on plain paper in the prescribed format for the award of about 4 – 6 Israeli Government Scholarship tenable from October 2011 to study at an Israeli University or any Institution of higher education in Israel. These scholarships are for research/specialization for 8 months.These scholarships would be available for studies in the following subjects:
Comparative Study (With specific reference to Judaism)
Middle East Studies
Hebrew language and literature
History of the Jewish people
There is no upper age limit for applying for the scholarship.
Masters degree with 60% or more marks as on 30-11-2011 for the subject of Agriculture, Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Environment Studies and Masters degree with 55% or more marks for the remaining subjects.
Proof of English or Hebrew Language knowledge is must.
The applicant should meet the academic requirements of the Israeli University that he/she applies to.
Value of Scholarship
Terms and conditions of the scholarship will change every year according to the yearly budget of Israel Government for this purpose.
The scholarship could be partial, or in rare cases full.
Partial scholarship will include health insurance and tuition fees OR Monthly allowance for one academic year (8 months only). Full scholarship will include tuition fees, a monthly allowance and health insurance.
Accommodation, transportation and travel arrangements to and from Israel are the applicant’s responsibility.
Scholarships will be granted only in universities and programs approved by the Israel Government.
Submission of application
i) Dully filled application form as given in the format.
ii) Detailed letter describing the field the applicant intends to study in Israel, specifying the University he/she wishes to attend.
iii) Curriculum Vitae
iv) Copies of letters exchanged with Israeli universities or the Israeli supervisor (It should be attached or produced during interview).
v) At least two (2) letters of recommendation from lecturers/professors who taught the candidates (It should be attached or produced during interview).
vi) Attested Photocopies of all degree/certificates including transcripts of the student’s record .
Application on plain paper along with the required photocopies of documents with a recent passport size photograph pasted on the application should reach the ‘Section Officer, Es.3 Section, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education, A.1/W.3, Curzon Road Barracks, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi-110 001’ latest by 5.30 PM on 30-11-2010.
Application can also be submitted online at the website www.sakshat.ac.in In case of online application, hard copies should reach by 07-12-2010.
In case of any queries candidates can also send their questions to the following email address- firstname.lastname@example.org .
Candidates who are awaiting the results need not apply if the results have not been declared by 30-11-2010.
Equivalent foreign degree will be considered.
Candidates who have already been abroad for study/research/training for more than six months at a time either on a scholarship or on their own, are eligible to apply only if they have been in India for at least two years after their return from abroad as on 25-11-2010. Applications of candidates, who are abroad, will not be considered.
A candidate can apply only in one subject.
Employed candidates must send their applications through their employers with “ No Objection Certificate”..
Candidates must attach with the application a description in at least 500 words of his project/proposal of study/research to be undertaken in Israel.
In case no interview letter is received by a candidate, who applied in response to the advertisement by third week of December 2010, it may be presumed that he/she has not been short listed for interview. No correspondence will be entertained in this regard.
As these scholarships are offered by foreign Govt., the applications should be submitted in English only.
For format and online application visit http://www.education.nic.in