Postdoctoral Fellowships for Chinese and Indian Applicants, 2014-2015

The Postdoctoral Fellowships for Chinese and Indian applicants are being offered by the Agricultural research organization for research in the year 2014-15. These fellowships are exclusively meant for students from India and China who have completed their PhD in the relevant field of Agricultural Research and intend to take their research career forward as young and bright scientists.

Scholarship Details

The fellowship is aimed to scientists and young researchers who aspire to become the Agricultural leaders in their respective fields and help the research and development sector. The scholarship can be taken either at India or at China. The scholarship is being given to students by the Agricultural Research organization to pursue the postdoctoral fellowships and make a step forward in the research field. It strongly believes this scholarship will help scholars to achieve their promising career in the relevant field of research and collaborate well with the Israeli scientists.

Eligibility Criteria

The applicants who have applied for the above scholarship have to satisfy the below requirements as part of its eligibility criteria.

  1. The candidates profile will be taken into consideration based on the academic merits and its impact in the field of study. The candidates profile is completely evaluated on the basis of the number of scientific publications, participation in the scientific societies, and participation in the scientific conferences, awards, research aptitude, teaching achievements and the scientific trainings attended.

     The candidate should satisfy any of the following requirements too

  1. The candidate should have obtained a good score in the TOEFL (Test of English as Foreign Language). The Score should be either 550 or 213 in the computer version.
  2. The candidate should have obtained minimum of 6.5 score points in the IELTS ( International English Language Testing System)
  3. The candidate should have obtained a minimum score of 80 in the MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery)

The candidates should provide the proof of completing a previous degree in a University in the English Language. Also, the candidates may have to submit the proof of a prolonged residence and should provide the evidence of exercising a profession in an English speaking country.

The Chinese applicants have to provide the proof of completing the training in Advanced English Training given by the Ministry of Education, China.

Scholarship Amount

The total fellowship award is 100,000 Israeli shekels per year towards the entire course duration. The number of scholarship offers is still unknown. The notification period about the scholarship is also not revealed by the University.

Last Date to submit the application

The deadline for the applicants to submit the scholarship is June 1st, 2014.

Mode of Application

The applications have to be sent to the University electronically.