The JBC "Golden Opportunity" Scholarship for Hebrew University Undergraduates, in Brain & Cognitive Sciences

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

 Amount: $10,000

We offer, a 15 month fellowship, starting from the second semester of a student's 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.  The fellowships will only be given to students conducting research in a laboratory of a JBC member

 The fellowship is offered from August 1, 2017 through November 30, 2018, at Hebrew University


  • Undergraduate students in 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.
  • Continuation of the scholarship into the next academic year, will depend on the candidate’s acceptance to a MA/MSc program in a field of brain science, at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

 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:

Application form and supporting documents (uploaded to 'Documents Upload' folder according to the instructions):  

The following documents should be submitted:

  • Application Form (Online Application Form).
  • Photograph
  • Application Form
  • Copy of Academic Standing from the university (grades from 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.

 Consideration will be given only to complete applications.

Last date to submit applications June 15, 2017