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Vaadia-BARD Postdoctoral Fellowship

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Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund (BARD)

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Fellowships to USA and Israel postdoctoral fellows to carry out agricultural research. Funding is intended to support cooperative agricultural research by placing postdoctoral fellows from one country with established scientists at host institutions in the other. Recipients will travel to the host country to carry out their research.

The Vaadia-BARD Postdoctoral Fellowship program is designed to identify and support young scientists who will eventually become leaders in agricultural sciences and technologies in universities and research institutions in the United States and Israel. The primary objective of the fellowship is to enable these young scientists to acquire new skills and techniques while becoming professionally established in the agricultural research community.

BARD gives preference to applicants with innovative research topics that are relevant to agricultural issues. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of academic excellence in their field of study. Such excellence should be reflected in the application. Measures of performance include indicators of productivity (e.g., publications, presentations at scientific meetings), indicators of meritorious impact on the field of study (participation in scientific societies, awards and recognitions, proven teaching achievements) and other indications of a commitment to excellence in the discipline.

Only one mentor and institution can be named by the applicant and a given mentor may apply with only one applicant each year.

BARD views the mentor as the key to the postdoctoral fellow's success. The mentor provides the physical and the intellectual environment required for a productive experience.

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GrantWatch ID#: 138364

Estimated Size of Grant:

The award is $40,000, including travel expenses. In the event when the fellow has dependents (spouse, child/ren), BARD will pay a $9,000 dependents allowance, making the total award $49,000.

If two members of a given household receive fellowships simultaneously, the amount of the award for either or both of these fellows will be adjusted.

Term of Contract:

BARD postdoctoral fellowships are for a period of one year; however BARD sees a two-year postdoctoral period as an optimum. Therefore, successful applicants, with the agreement of their mentor, become eligible for a second year of funding wherein the funding is shared on a matching basis between BARD and the host lab.

Continuation of the fellowship for the second year is, thus, dependent upon the readiness of the host laboratory to fund 50% of the fellowship’s second year award and of the candidate to continue her/his research.

The award is to be initiated no later than December 31st of the award year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Citizens of Israel and of USA, who will have fulfilled all the requirements for a Ph.D. degree in their home country within three years prior to the initiation of the fellowship, are eligible to apply.

The BARD fellowship is not available for the continuation of or concurrent to any existing fellowship in the other country.

For one year following the conclusion of the fellowship, recipients are ineligible to submit a BARD research proposal in which they are the PI or Co-PI affiliated with an institution in the host country. They may submit as a PI or Co-PI only if affiliated with an institution in their home country. Fellows can submit as a collaborating investigator with affiliation from either country.

Dual Citizens: The eligibility of persons enjoying dual citizenship in the USA and Israel will be considered on an individual case basis by BARD; such potential applicants should contact BARD before applying.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: January 17, 2022
Registration Opens: December 15, 2021

Dual citizens must contact BARD before applying.

The Executive Director notifies all applicants in writing of the decision of the Board of Directors during the month of May following the submission.

The recipient must inform BARD of acceptance of the award within two months of notification.

Funds from other sources cannot exceed 50% of the grant awarded by BARD.

The award is paid directly to the fellow.

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