SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION GUIDELINES

General Information

  • The Dan David Prize awards scholarships to doctoral and post-doctoral researchers, carrying out research in one of the selected fields for the coming academic year, beginning in Fall 2022. Registered doctoral and post-doctoral researchers who study at recognized universities throughout the world, and whose research has been approved, are eligible to apply.
  • The Dan David Prize laureates annually donate twenty scholarships of US$15,000 each to outstanding doctoral students and post-doctoral researchers of exceptional promise in the selected fields for the coming academic year, beginning in Fall 2022. Ten scholarships are awarded to students at universities throughout the world and ten scholarships to students at Tel Aviv University.
  • The Dan David Prize scholarships are granted according to merit, without discrimination based on gender, race, religion, nationality or political affiliation.
  • In order to ensure that your research is relevant to one of this year's chosen fields, please read the field descriptions on our website before filling out the form.
  • Applicants holding a tenure or tenure-track faculty position are not eligible. 
  • Applicants who have received a scholarship from the Dan David Prize may not apply again for their same area of research.  

Frequently Asked Questions

Scholarship Applications Are Now Closed

Application Form Information 

  • The application process, including the uploading of required documents, must be completed online only via the Dan David Prize website.
  • The requested application form and all documentation must be completed in English only.
  • For inquiries, please contact ddprize@tauex.tau.ac.il, tel: +972-3-6406614

 

The following information and documentation is required for the completion of the Scholarship Application process:

Applicant's Details

  • Title, First Name, Middle Name, Last Name
  • Applicant’s institution and department of study
  • Postal address of institution of study
  • Educational Status: Ph.D. student or post-doctoral researcher
  • Start date of Ph.D. studies or post-doctoral research 
  • Date of approval of Ph.D. research project (Post-doctorate: Not Applicable)
  • Title of Ph.D./post-doctoral research project
  • Postal address of applicant
  • Telephone numbers: work, home and mobile
  • Email

Supervisor’s Details

  • Title, First Name, Last Name
  • Supervisor's institution and department of affiliation 
  • Work telephone number
  • Email

Attachments (Supported formats: doc|rtf|docx|pdf, max size: 5MB)

  • A full curriculum vitae of the applicant including a list of publications.
  • one to two page description of the applicant’s doctoral/post-doctoral research project.
  • Two separate letters of recommendation, on official letterhead and signed by recognized scholars in the field, one of which must be the doctoral/post-doctoral supervisor.
    All recommendation letters must be uploaded via the online Recommendation Submission Form
    In addition, originals must be mailed to: Ms. Charlotte Hallé, Director, Dan David Prize, P.O. Box 39040, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 6997801, Israel. (
    We will accept original documents that arrive by mail up to six weeks after the March 10 deadline)
  • Signed authorization by the University, on official letterhead, stating that the applicant is a registered doctoral student/post-doctoral researcher, whose research has been approved.
    In addition, originals must be mailed to: Ms. Charlotte Hallé, Director, Dan David Prize, P.O. Box 39040, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 6997801, Israel. (We will accept original documents that arrive by mail up to six weeks after the March 10 deadline)

Confirmation of a successful submission is provided electronically and a copy of the application material sent to the applicant by email.