Conference Grants

The JBC encourages its members and their students, to promote the awareness of brain research, through the organization of symposiums and workshops. 

The JBC is provides funding for: 

  • Partial support for a faculty member initiated workshop or program.  
  • Full support for the funding of an international conference/workshop in Brain Research, organized completely by doctoral/post-doctoral students.

JBC Member Initiated Conference

The JBC encourages its members to promote the awareness of brain research, through the organization of symposiums and workshops.  The JBC will partially support, (up to $2500), a faculty member initiated workshop or program.

 Request for JBC Workshop Support

  • Name and Affiliation of JBC Member:
  • Type and Name of Event
  • Date and Location
  • Abstract and Goals 
  • List of Confirmed Speakers
  • Tentative Program
  • Detailed Budget 
  • Additional Resources

 To Apply:  Please e-mail Cheryl at the Jerusalem Brain Community: email:  or Tel: 02-549-4204

Closing Date: Year Round





Student-Initiated Workshop


 The Jerusalem Brain Community (JBC) aims to encourage future generations of brain researchers (graduate and postdoctoral students) the opportunity to create and develop new links, with local and international researchers in the various fields of brain studies. As part of our mission, the JBC supports annually, a workshop organized by students.

Workshop Grant-$35,000

In addition, each of the students of the winning application, will be awarded a travel scholarship of $1,000, to attend an international conference, related to their research topic

  • The student organizers are limited to three and preferably from different areas of study. 
  • The topic of the workshop must be related to; understanding the brain and its different functions. 
  • Preference will be given to topics that involve interdisciplinary fields. 
  • The conference will be held in Jerusalem, 2016. 
  • The number of speakers from abroad, 10 guests. 

Application Guidelines:

  • A detailed title (limited to 120 characters) and a short running title of no more than 80 characters. (Titles that are shorter than 80 characters can be the same for both the detailed and the short running title).
  • A proposal should include the topic and its potential impact.
  • A description of the conference up to two pages that includes the topic, workshop themes, the target audience, and the need for this type of conference.
  • A list of invited speakers from Israel and abroad including affiliation, lecture title and contribution to a specific theme.  
  • Written, tentative consent of lecturers to join the conference.


             Contact Information: JBC Administrator, Cheryl Cashriel: email:, Tel: 02-5494204

             Deadline Extended: February 29, 2017