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

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

Amount: $10,000

We offer, a 15 month fellowship, starting from the first semster of master's degree or a direct Ph.D. The fellowships will only be awarded to students conducting research in a laboratory of a JBC member, at the Hebrew University

The fellowship is offered from October 1, 2019 through December 30, 2020


  • Undergraduate students who completed their 3rd year, with a clear interest in brain science
  • Student’s grades must be 90 or above (or at the top 10% of the class)
  • Applications for JBC fellowships, are to students who are interested in conducting research in a lab of a JBC member
Scholarship Requirements:
  • Play an active role in JBC community.
  • Participate in JBC activities, e.g., attend JBC-sponsored events, etc.
  • Update the JBC on your experience, the fruits of your work, and the insights gained.
  • Acknowledge JBC in publications and presentations.

Application Process:

The following documents should be submitted:
  • Application Form (Online Application Form)
  • Photograph
  • Application Form
  • Proof of acceptance to a MA/MSc program in the field of Brain Science, at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
  • Copy of Academic Standing from your university (grades from all previous years).
  • A research proposal (limited to 1 page)
  • A recommendation letter from a JBC Member, expressing his/her approval to accept the student in her/his lab and willing to secure funding till completion of the degree


          Only complete applications will be considered

      Last date to submit applications – August 28th, 2019