The "JBC Golden Opportunity" Scholarship for Students in Brain & Cognitive Sciences


May 3, 2023


The "JBC Golden Opportunity" Scholarship for Students in Brain & Cognitive Sciences

The JBC promotes the career development of gifted students, in the various fields of brain research, at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

We offer 15-month fellowships to students starting a Master’s degree in a laboratory of a JBC member at the Hebrew University. The scholarships start in the upcoming summer and last until the end of the first academic year of the Master's degree.

Amount: $10,000


  • 3rd year BA or BSc students that will continue to a Master's degree in a JBC-affiliated lab and have a clear interest in brain science.
  • Student's grades must be 90 or above (or in the top 10% of the class).


Scholarship Requirements:

  • Play an active role in the JBC community.
  • Participate in JBC activities.
  • Update the JBC on your experience, the fruits of your work, and the insights gained.
  • Acknowledge the JBC in publications and presentations.


Application Process:

Please apply by uploading the Application Form and the application documents to the 'Documents Upload' folder::

1. CV

2. An official Grades Sheet

3. A research proposal (limited to 1 page, font size 12, line spacing 1.5, margins: 2.54 cm)

4. Reference form from a JBC Member expressing his/her commitment to mentoring the student during their Master’s degree

* The winners will start receiving the scholarship only after they provide proof of acceptance to a MA/MSc program in the field of Brain Science at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Apply here

Consideration will be given only to complete applications

Last date to submit applications – May 15, 2023


Scholarship Discription

Prof. Ehud Zohary

Prof. Ehud Zohary

Department of Neurobiology, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
p: 02-6586737