The JBC "Golden Opportunity" Scholarship for Undergraduates in Brain and 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 second semester of the 3rd year (towards a BA or BSc degree), and extending into the first year of studies towards a master's degree (MA or MSc), or towards a direct Ph.D at The Hebrew University. The fellowships will only be awarded to students conducting research in a laboratory of an active JBC member (who participated in at least one the JBC activities or attended JBC-sponsored events in the last 3 years)

The fellowship is offered from March 1, 2019 through May 30, 2020



  • 3rd year Undergraduate students, with a clear interest in brain & cognitive 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
  • 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



Applications are closed

The next call will open in July 2019