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Ben-Gurion University Undergraduate Research Travel Grant


Every semester, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) offers two travel grants of $2,500 to highly qualified students from North America to cover travel expenses within Israel for research as part of a research project, personal enrichment project, research internship, or independent study that complements their immersive experience in the BGU Overseas Student Program. Travel covered by the grant must be undertaken directly before, during, or after the stay at BGU for a semester or academic year of study or research internship.

Sponsor: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Award Restrictions

Applicants for this award must meet the following criteria:

Host CountriesIsrael
Nationality RequiredCanada and United States
Other CriteriaAll applicants must submit a BGU Overseas Student Program (OSP) application for semester or year-long studies or a full-time internship, in addition to the grant application essay. Applicants must be enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited university in the US or Canada and must be in above-average academic standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA (83%).

Host Institution: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

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Award Specifications

Additional information about this award.

AmountUSD $2,500
Number of Awards2 per semester
DeadlineApril 1 (for fall semester or academic year) and October 1 (for spring semester)
IncludesThe grants may be used to cover travel expenses within Israel for one of the following purposes: to continue or develop a research project with a faculty supervisor from the student's home institution; to develop a project or research for personal or academic development; to supplement work in the BGU research internship program with relevant travel; or to engage in an independent study with a BGU faculty supervisor (must be approved by the faculty member).

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