Scholarship and Prizes

Technion prizes

Yanai Prize for Excellence in Academic Education
For a unique and meaningful contribution by a Technion academic staff to the improvement of undergraduate students’ education.
A prize of 22,500$ for a staff member.
Estimated deadline: July
Procedure for Yanai Prize for Academic Excellence

Yanai Prize for Excellent Unit in Academic Education
For a unique and meaningful contribution by a Technion faculty or department, to the improvement of undergraduate students’ education.
A prize of 50,000$ for a staff member.
Estimated deadline: July
Procedure for Yanai Prize for Academic Excellence

Taub Prize/Seiden Prize/Cooper Prize/Diane Sherman Prize for Meaningful Achievements
For a unique and meaningful contribution by a Technion academic staff to the improvement of undergraduate students’ education.
A prize of 22,500$ for a staff member.
Estimated deadline: February
Procedure for Excellence Prizes for academic staff

The Israel Pollak Distinguished Lecture Series
The series invites lecturers with meaningful achievements in the Technion’s activity areas. The series’ guests will spend a week at the Technion, will give several lectures to professionals and to a wide academic audience, and will be available for talks or consultations with Technion colleagues.
Estimated deadline: February
The Israel Pollak Distinguished Lecture Series web-site

External Prizes

Krill Prizes for Excellence in Scientific Research
The Krill Prizes for Excellence in Scientific Research is awarded by the Wolf Foundation to excellent academic staff members, in the ranks of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer who have not yet been given tenure (and their tenure process has of yet not begun).
A prize of 10,000$ for a staff member
Estimated deadline: December
A link to the Krill Prizes web-site

Alon Fellowships
For personal excellence of those who began their work at the Technion at the beginning of the academic year preceding the awarding of the Fellowship, or during their 1st semester and no later than the beginning of their 2nd semester.
A tri-annual Fellowship named after Yigal Alon.
Estimated deadline: January
The 2017 Alon Fellowships procedure

Maof Fellowship
For the absorption of excellent young scientists from the Arab society, citizens of Israel. The Fellowship is intended for those who began their work at the Technion in the beginning of the academic year preceding the awarding of the Fellowship, or during the 1st semester and no later than the 2nd semester.
A tri-annual Fellowship.
Estimated deadline: June
The Maof Fellowship program – procedure and guidelines, year 21, 2016.

Azrieli Fellowship
For the absorption of excellent young scientists whose appointments at the Technion will begin in the next academic year (up to 7 years after graduating from their Doctoral studies).
A tri-annual Fellowship.
Estimated deadline: January
Faculty Fellowship Guidelines – NOV 2015 Final

Zuckerman Scholars
Estimated deadline: March
The Zuckerman Program web-site.

The Israel Young Academy for Science
The best researchers in all areas of science will be appointed to the Israel Young Academy for Science. Among the Academy’s goals are the promotion of the status of young scientists in Israel, the advancement of the connections between science and policy makers and science and the Israeli public and society, nurturing the connections and the cooperation between young researchers from various areas of knowledge and encouraging joint researches with young investigators world-wide. Academy members will be appointed for a period of four years.
Estimated deadline: January
Young Academy – call for proposal and guidelines.

Teva Award
For a breakthrough by a young scientist (up to the age of 45) in one of the following areas: Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Public Health.
A prize of 200,000 NIS for a scientist.
Estimated deadline: May
Teva guidelines

Japan Prize
For meaningful contributions to the advancement of science and technology (two areas will be determined every year).
A prize of 50,000,000 ¥ Japanes.
Estimated deadline: September.
The Japan Prize Foundation

Other Prizes

Israel Prize
For individual Israeli citizens, who have unusually excelled and promoted one of the following areas: The research of Jewish Sciences, Humanities and Social Studies, Life Sciences, Exact Sciences, Culture and the Arts, and a Lifetime Achievement – a special contribution to society and/or the State.
A prize of 75,000 NIS.
Estimated deadline: October
The Israel Prize guidelines.

EMET PRIZE
For excellence and academic or professional achievements, which contributed significantly to society and have a far reaching influence in the field for which the Prize is given.
The Prize, in the total sum of 1,000,000 $ will be divided among the recipients in the fields of Arts, Science and Culture.
Estimated deadline: May
The EMET Prize web-site

Dan David Prize
The Prize is awarded annually for outstanding achievements and a meaningful contribution to humanity in the Humanities, Arts, Natural Sciences and Business.
A prize of 1,000,000 $.
Estimated deadline: November
The Dan David Prize web-site.

The Raymond & Beverly Sackler International Prize in Biophysics
Awarded annually to excellent scientists, in order to promote originality and excellence in research in Biophysics
A prize of 100,000$.
Estimated deadline: June
A link to the Sackler Prize web-site.

The Raymond & Beverly Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences
Awarded annually to excellent scientists, in order to promote originality and excellence in research in the areas of Chemistry and Physics, alternately.
A prize of 100,000$.
Estimated deadline: July
Call for proposals 2016

Balzan Prize
The aim of the Prize is to nurture Culture, Sciences and the most worthy initiatives for the benefit of humanity, peace and brotherhood.
A prize of 750,000 Swiss Francs.
Estimated deadline: March
The Balzan Prize web-site.

Mifal Ha’Pais Michael Landau Prize for Sciences and Research  
For researchers who have reached noteworthy achievements in their fields and made a valuable contribution to the advancement of science and research.
A prize of 200,000 NIS for a scientist or researcher
Estimated deadline: June
A link to the Landau Prize web-site