Students who wish to pursue a postgraduate degree program and are in need of a fund are encouraged to apply for the postgraduate scholarships at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. This award program is offered by the International School of Agricultural Sciences and is open to international students from economically-transitioning and developing countries.
The International School of Agricultural Sciences within the Hebrew University of Jerusalem offers an excellent academic environment dedicated to the pursuit of brilliance at the university. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem believes that this egalitarianism nurtures a productive intellectual environment where both Junior and Senior Members can form meaningful relationships for the betterment of their research. This year, international students who come from developing countries are able to seek funding by applying for the postgraduate scholarships at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The goal of this funding program is for the qualified students to become instruments of just and positive change by implementing the skills and knowledge acquired at the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment in the respective home country. There is a limited number of partial and full scholarships to applicants who have been selected during a competitive evaluation of all candidates.
Students must fulfil the following minimum requirements prior to applying so as to make sure their application will be taken into consideration during evaluation.
- Students must be from a developing and economically transitioning country
- Students must hold a relevant bachelor’s degree
- Students must have obtained their first degree from a recognised university
- Students must have financial difficulty to finance their graduate school
- Applicants must be academically talented
- Applicants must come from disadvantaged background based on the criteria of disability and/or socioeconomic status
- Students must not be engaged at work at all
- If students have been engaged at work, exception will be given if the work still has not been able to cover their study costs
- Students must have community or leadership giveback experience or potential
- If English is not your first language then your English language skills must be at higher enough level in order to succeed in your graduate study
The partial awards will supplement applicants from developing countries who can provide funding from different sources. Meanwhile, the full scholarships will provide coverage for the tuition cost, student dormitory housing on campus, monthly living stipend, medical insurance as well as student visa. Note that, the full scholarships will not cover application cost, initial living expenses, round-trip airfare as well as a tuition deposit that will be returned at the end of the program to the payer. It is the candidates’ responsibility to fund these expenses.
Your scholarship may be withdraw and offered to candidates on the waiting list should you be unable to meet the mandatory requirements.
To apply for the postgraduate scholarships at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, students must include a fully completed application form for the scholarship together with their application package during the application period (from November 1 to March 1), information can be found here. The application must be forwarded to the International School and not to the Sponsor.
Note that, the scholarships offered are highly competitive and limited. Therefore, students are strongly urged to seek funding or sponsorship from other sources early in the application process stage.