Tel Aviv University Postdoctoral Fellowship
Tel Aviv University

Post Doc
Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)

Scholarship Overview

Tel Aviv University is providing an opportunity to master's students from across the world to become a part of a multi-diverse research community while availing scholarship benefits, at its international campus in Israel. The Doctoral and Post-Doctoral programs at the Tel Aviv University provide students with a chance to attain their international research degree in English language and join the next generation of academic researchers and teachers. Along with a unique cultural, financial and technological exposure, the university is offering reduced tuition fee or financial assistance for international students. Indian students can avail the TATA TRUSTS -TAU Scholarship to get these benefits.


The fellowship provides selected Ph.D or Post-Doctoral scholars (accepted to TAU and with a sanctioned advisor) an annual scholarship sum of USD 8,500 for 1 year of the respective course.


Applicants for Ph.D or Post-doctoral programs should submit the following documents for application:-

  • Complete registration duly signed by the dedicated research supervisor
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Record of studies
  • Research Proposal

To apply for the fellowship, applicants must submit the following documents:-

  • Motivation letter (personal letter explaining the reasons for applying to this program)
  • Letter of interest from the Supervisor at Tel-Aviv University
  • Letter of Acceptance from Tel Aviv University
  • Recommendation letters
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Copy of passport main page (the page with the picture)
  • Proof of language proficiency may be required.

Other documents may be requested by respective admission committee/department or faculty for various specializations.


To be eligible for the Doctoral or Post-Doctoral Research Programs at Tel Aviv University, an applicant must:

  • Have a Masters degree in relevant discipline
  • Have secured minimum cumulative grade of 80/100 or equivalent for master's degree and of 85/100 or equivalent for master's thesis

Note: Specific doctoral and post-doctoral programs may have special eligibility requirements

How To Apply

To apply for the doctoral or post-doctoral programs at Tel Aviv University, applicants must follow these steps:-

Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now link'
Step 2: Select the country of origin from the drop-down menu and click on 'Submit'
Step 3: Fill in all the required details to complete the registration process
Step 4: Once registered, log on to the student portal using the new username and password
Step 5: Click on 'Apply to a program' in the Quick Links section
Step 6: Choose the program for the year of 2019-2020
Step 7: Provide necessary details and upload the required documents
Step 8: Submit the application.


Eligible candidates can apply for the fellowship through following steps

Step 1: Visit the TATA Trusts fellowship application portal for Tel Aviv University Fellowship
Step 2: Register with Email Address
Step 3: Verify email address by entering the shared password
Step 4: Enter the requisite details in the registration form and select Tel Aviv University in the 'Course Details' section
Step 5: Upload the relevant documents and submit the application
Step 6: Also submit a separate fellowship application at the Tel Aviv Fellowship Application Link (mandatory).