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Israel Government Scholarships 2019 for Indian Students



Israel Government scholarship 2019 - Online applications are invited from Indian nationals through MHRD‘s website for the award of scholarship offered by Government of Israel for 08 months research/specialization under Israel Government Scholarship for the year 2019-20.

The scholarship is granted only for study in universities and programs approved by the Israeli Council for Higher Education.


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Israel Government Scholarship Program for Indian Nationals 2019-20


Applicable Subjects

Applications are invited in the following subjects:

  1. Comparative Study of Religions (with specific reference to Judaism),
  2. Middle East Studies,
  3. Hebrew language and literature,
  4. History of the Jewish people,
  5. Agriculture,
  6. Biology,
  7. Biotechnology,
  8. Economics,
  9. Business Management,
  10. Mass Communication,
  11. Environment Studies and
  12. Chemistry


Israel government scholarship 2019 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates who have the letter of acceptance from the supervisor/Israeli university is only eligible to apply.
  • Age: There is no upper age limit for applying for the scholarship.

Qualification: (as on 30.11.2018)

  • For research/specialization in the field of Agriculture, Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Environment Studies, Economics, Business Mgt. and Mass Communication, applicant must have Master’s degree in the relevant field.
  • For Hebrew language and Literature Course - Student pursuing the postgraduate course in this subject may apply



  • 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 30th November 2018
  • Applications of candidates who are staying abroad will not be considered


Basic Requirement

  • Proof of English or Hebrew Language proficiency is a must


Value of Scholarship in India (Israel government scholarship 2019-20)

  • Terms and conditions of the scholarship are in accordance to the yearly budget of Israel Govt. for this purpose. The scholarship could be partial or full


Partial scholarship includes:

  • i) part of the tuition fees
  • ii) Basic health insurance
  • iii) monthly allowance for one academic year (8 months only).


Full scholarship included:

  • i) tuition fee,
  • ii) Basic health insurance
  • iii) 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.


Israel Government scholarship 2019 Selection Process

  • In case there are more number of students than the available nominations, preference would be given to those students who have received letter of acceptance from Israeli institution/university, which ranked higher as per the latest QS ranking of World Universities.


Israel Government scholarship 2019 Application Form

  • Candidates must visit www.mhrd.gov.in or www.mhrd.gov.in/scholarships for updates on this scholarship
  • Mere fulfilment of minimum requirements as laid down in the advertisement does not qualify a candidate for interview; only shortlisted candidate would be called for the interview
  • All announcement will have made available on the website of the MHRD www.mhrd.gov.in/scholarships only


Document Required

  • The following documents are required at the time of document verification:
  • Duly filled in application form prescribed of the Government of Israel (application form enclosed).
  • All original marksheet and certificate of class 10 and 10+2, transcript and degree in respect of Bachelor’s and Master’s and all other original degrees and diploma. Self-attested copies of all original documents.
  • Detailed proposal of the research/specialization, which the applicant intends to study in Israel, specifying the University where the applicant wishes to take admission.


Important Dates for Israel Government Scholarship 2019

  • Last date to submit the online application form is 30th November 2018


Government of India

Govt. of India, External Scholarships, Division, Dept. of Secondary and Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, A-2/W-4, Curzon Road Barracks, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi-110001, Email scholarship@mfa.gov.in, Website www.mhrd.gov.in