Student-Initiated Workshop

The Jerusalem Brain Community (JBC) aims to encourage future generations of brain researchers (graduate and postdoctoral students) 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 over in Jerusalem, in December 2018 

The conference will be held over three days

The number of speakers from abroad is limited to 10 guests

Application Guidelines:

A short description (up to two pages) that includes

Title, explanation of the general topic and a list of the specific themes

The target audience, and the relevance of the conference at this time point

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


All the documents should be sent by Fabruary 28 , 2019 to the email address: