Israel Scholarships

Israel Scholarships 
Level of course/ Study Research/Specialization of 8 months
Subjects/Field Comparative study of religions (with specific reference to Judaism), Middle East Study, Hebrew Language and Literature, History of the Jewish People, Agriculture, Biology, Biotechnology, Economics, Business Management, Mass Communication, Environment Studies and Chemistry.
Notification on Ministry’s website In the month of September/October.
No. of Scholarship Slots 5-10
Mode of application


The candidates are required to apply online at the Ministry’s website. The link for online application is made available in the public notice.

Eligibility conditions

1) AGE: No upper age limit

2) MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS as on the date specified in the public notice:

Master’s degree in relevant field with minimum 60 % marks for applying to the subjects Agriculture, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Environment Study Master’s degree in relevant field with minimum 55 % marks for the remaining subjects.

For Hebrew Language and Literature course: Student pursuing the post graduate course in this subject may apply.

3)Candidates who have already been abroad for studies/training/ specialization either on scholarships or on their own, for a period exceeding six months are eligible to apply if they have been in India for at least two consecutive years after returning from abroad as on date specified in the public notice.

4) Application of candidate who are already abroad is not considered.

Other requirements Proof of English or Hebrew language is a must.

  • The applicant should meet the academic requirement of the Israeli university to which he/she applies. A scholarship is  granted only after the institute approves the acceptance of the candidates
Value of Scholarships  The scholarship could be partial or full.

  •     Full scholarship includes:
    • i) tuition fee, ii) basic health insurance, iii) monthly allowance for one academic year (8 months only)
  • Scholarship includes:
    • i) part of the tuition fee, ii) basic health insurance, iii) monthly allowance for one academic year (8 months only)
Tentative dates
  • Announcement of name of the candidates shortlisted for interview: In the month of January of the next year
  • Interview of the shortlisted candidates: In the month of February
Communication with applicant Every information related to this scholarship is published at Ministry’s website. The candidates are informed through email regarding their interview.
Selection Process
  • Only shortlisted candidates are called for interview and the Selection Committee comprising of subject experts interviews the candidates. Based on merit, the nominations are made.
  • Nomination of a candidate by Government of India does not, in any way, guarantee final selection or placement. The final selection rests with the donor country.

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