Martin Buber Society of Fellows in the Humanities and Social Sciences (MBSF), The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Fellowships to Israel and Germany post-doctoral scholars working in all social sciences and humanities fields. For the fellowships, which will take place in Israel, the Funding Source is seeking applicants who are social scientists and creative humanists with broad intellectual horizons. No connection of the subject matter to Jewish studies or Israel is required. An imaginative proposal proving the applicant’s ability to carry out cutting-edge research in her or his field is the most important part of the application.
The fellows are encouraged to move to Jerusalem and those who do receive an additional housing subsidy that can be used either for apartments in the university’s Student Village (on campus) or to help with rental costs elsewhere in town. Non-Israeli fellows who move to Jerusalem with their family are eligible for additional support.
Fellows have the opportunity to pursue their individual research under optimal conditions for the term of their fellowship and are expected to become part of the vibrant scholarly community in Jerusalem, reflecting the widest possible disciplinary spectrum in the Humanities and the Social Sciences and embodying a spirit of shared intellectual adventure. They are obliged to participate in biweekly colloquia, workshops, lectures, study excursions, and other cultural and academic activities of the MBSF. Discussions in the Martin Buber Society take place in English (not in Hebrew or German).
GrantWatch ID#: 126824
Up to 10 fellows will be selected - up to five from Israel and five from Germany in each annual cohort.
Scholars receive a monthly stipend of approximately 9,000 NIS and an additional housing subsidy. Non-Israeli fellows who move to Jerusalem with their family are eligible for additional support.
Scholarships are granted for a maximum of four years, beginning October 1, 2023 (subject to review at the end of each year).
Fellows are expected to be in residence and asked to spend at least 4 days a week at the office.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Register and apply online: http://scholarships.huji.ac.il/
Ms. Gabi Schneider
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jack, Josef and Morton Mandel School for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, Rooms 321, 322
Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem, 9190501
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