Grants and Scholarships

There are several different foundations at the Institute which grant scholarships to students every year.

These scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence to masters and Ph.D students. Most of these scholarships are meant to allow students to work less hours a week so they may concentrate on their studies and research. The scholarships include: David Gita & Michael Hoffman Memorial Scholarships, Palumbo Carasso Scholarship Fund in Archeology, Jack and Simme Coggin Scholarships Endowment Fund, Abraham and Rachel Negev Fund, Perlman Prize in Archeometry, Noy Tamar & Dov Endowment Fund in Prehistorical Archeology, Ruth Amiran Archeology Research Fund.

Call for applications for the academic year 2021/2022 is available here, Applications must be uploaded to the online application system ( no later than 5.6.2021 

Fellowships of the Roger and Susan Hertog Center for the Archaeological Study of Jerusalem and Judah
The Hertog Center has M.A., Ph.D. and Post-Doctoral scholarships available for excellent students who will pursue cutting-edge research on a range of topics related to the archaeology of Jerusalem and Judah throughout the ages, to be conducted at the Institute of Archaeology of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Visit the center's website for further particulars and a call for applicants for 2022 (applications must be submitted no later than 15.4.21)

Ruth Amiran Foundation

A different kind of scholarships are awarded by the Ruth Amiran foundation. These are awarded to independant research projects conducted by graduate students of the Institute, encouraging them to initiate their own reasearch projects. These projects may include archaeological excavations and surveys and analysis of archaeological materials from a variety of periods. 

The Bina and Moshe Stekelis Foundation for Prehistoric Research in Israel - 2020 call for proposals