Are you a BSc Student in the Natural and Exact Sciences?

The Weizmann Institute of Science

Invites you to apply for the

Young Weizmann Scholars Diversity and Excellence Program

and receive a fellowship of NIS 15,000

The program

An educational opportunity for you to become involved in cutting-edge experimental or theoretical research under the guidance of scientists at the Weizmann Institute of Science, one of the top research institutions in the world.

Who may apply

Undergraduate students from underrepresented groups: Arabs, Ethiopian-Israelis, Haredi, periphery and first-generation students in higher education, who are in their second, third or fourth year studying physics, chemistry,  life sciences, math and computer science.

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Prerequisites

  • Sincere interest in science
  • Proficiency in English
  • A point grade average of 85 and above

(previous experience in scientific research may be an advantage, but not a requirement)

    The time frame

    As a participant you will join a research group at the Weizmann Institute of Science for a concise eight-week period during the summer months of 2021 (June-September). The exact starting point of your association with the research group, as well as what is expected of you in terms of practical activities, will be coordinated and agreed upon with the head of the research group.

    Required documents

    • CV (the first page of the CV should include a passport photo);
    • Current official transcript of courses and grades;
    • Copy of ID card.
    • Letters of recommendation (an advantage). The letters should be emailed by the referees directly to one of the email addresses listed in the “How to apply” section.
    • Please indicate to which diversity group you belong: Arabs, Ethiopian-Israelis, Haredi, periphery or first generation in higher education.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

    How to apply

    Please submit the required documents (in ONE single PDF file) to one of the following email addresses:

      Deadline for applications

      Applications must be received no later than Feb 28, 2021

      Fellowship

      Young Weizmann Scholars receive a fellowship of NIS 15,000 upon completion of the program.

      FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

      Further information

      For further questions, please write to one of the email addresses below:

      Life Sciences: Dalia Greenberg
      FGS-lifesciences@weizmann.ac.il
      Physics and Chemistry: Michal Kiri
      FGS-physics@weizmann.ac.il
      Math and Computer Science: Adi Shimron
      Fgsmath@weizmann.ac.il

        The procedure:

        In the first stage, all candidates will be academically screened. An acceptance or rejection notice will be sent to everyone. Students admitted to the program will be invited to an orientation day where they will receive information about the program and assistance in electing a research group. Students admitted to the program will receive personal guidance.

        FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

          FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

            An educational opportunity for you to become involved in cutting-edge experimental or theoretical research under the guidance of scientists at the Weizmann Institute of Science, one of the top research institutions in the world.

            Undergraduate students from underrepresented groups: Arabs, Ethiopian-Israelis, Haredi, periphery and first-generation students in higher education, who are in their second, third or fourth year studying physics, chemistry,  life sciences, math and computer science.

            • Sincere interest in science
              • High proficiency in English
              • A point grade average of 85 and above

              (previous experience in scientific research may be an advantage, but not a requirement)

            As a participant you will join a research group at the Weizmann Institute of Science for a concise eight-week period during the summer months of 2021 (June-September). The exact starting point of your association with the research group, as well as what is expected of you in terms of practical activities, will be coordinated and agreed upon with the head of the research group.

            • CV (the first page of the CV should include a passport photo);
            • Current official transcript of courses and grades;
            • Copy of ID card.
            • Letters of recommendation (an advantage). The letters should be emailed by the referees directly to one of the email addresses listed in the “How to apply” section.
            • Please indicate to which diversity group you belong: Arabs, Ethiopian-Israelis, Haredi, periphery or first generation in higher education.

            Please submit the required documents (in ONE single PDF file) to one of the following email addresses:

            Applications must be received no later than Feb 28, 2021

            Young Weizmann Scholars receive a fellowship of NIS 15,000 upon completion of the program.

            For further questions, please write to one of the email addresses noted blow.

            Life Sciences: Dalia Greenberg
            FGS-lifesciences@weizmann.ac.il
            Physics and Chemistry: Michal Kiri
            FGS-physics@weizmann.ac.il
            Math and Computer Science: Adi Shimron
            Fgsmath@weizmann.ac.il

            In the first stage, all candidates will be academically screened. An acceptance or rejection notice will be sent to everyone. Students admitted to the program will be invited to an orientation day where they will receive information about the program and assistance in electing a research group. Students admitted to the program will receive personal guidance.

            FOR FURTHER INFORMATION