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Israel Government Scholarship, 2016-17

Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, invites applications from Indian nationals for the award of scholarship offered by Government of Israel for 8 months research/specialization under Israel Government Scholarship for the year 2016-17. The scholarship is granted only for study in universities and programs approved by the Israeli Council for Higher Education.

ScholarshipsStudy Subjects:
  • Comparative Study of Religions (with specific reference to Judaism)
  • Middle East Studies
  • Hebrew language and literature
  • History of the Jewish people
  • Agriculture
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Economics
  • Business Management
  • Mass Communication
  • Environment Studies
  • Chemistry

Scholarship Details:

  • Number of Scholarships: 10
  • Number of Scholarships award: 7 (2 scholarships will be given in Hebrew Language and 5 for an academic year/ research)
  • The scholarship could be partial or full.
  • Partial scholarship includes:
    • part of the tuition fees
    • Basic health insurance
    • Monthly allowance for one academic year (8 months only).
  • Full scholarship includes:
    • tuition fee
    • Basic health insurance
    • Monthly allowance for one academic year (8 months only)
  • Accommodation, transportation and travel arrangements to and from or in Israel are the applicant’s responsibility.


  • For research/specialization: Applicants must have Master’s degree in relevant field with 60% marks or more for applying to the subjects Agriculture, Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Environment Studies and Master’s degree in relevant field with 55% marks or more for remaining subjects.
  • For Hebrew language and Literature course: Applicants pursuing the postgraduate course in this subject may apply.
  • Applicants 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 28th November, 2015.
  • Applications of candidates who are already abroad will not be considered.
  • Proof of English or Hebrew Language proficiency is a must.
  • Applicant should meet the academic requirements of the Israeli University to which he/she applies. A scholarship will be granted only after the institute approves the acceptance of the candidate.

How to Apply:

  • Applicants can apply through online at: http://proposal.sakshat.ac.in

Last Date: 28th November, 2015

For more details, please visit: http://mhrd.gov.in/sites

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