Become a Fellow

IGF’s 13th Session will be held from September 2018 – June 2019.
The application process for the 13th Session of Israel Government Fellows has concluded.

IGF’s 14th Session will be held from September 2019 – June 2020.
The application process for the 14th Session starts soon – stay tuned for updates!

If you’d like to start learning about the application process, or if you’d like to recieve an update when it begins, please write to Hila Fridlin at igf@begincenter.org.il.

Application Process

Interested applicants should download an application form or obtain one by contacting the IGF offices: igf@begincenter.org.il or +972 2 5652027/1.
The form requires applicants to provide their academic and employment experience, a personal statement and an academic writing sample. After reviewing the application documents, applicants will be invited to a Skype interview, after which, a final decision of acceptance will be made.

IGF looks to secure the most diverse possible group of Fellows regarding background, nationality and other possible criteria.

Applicants should make sure they have included the following in their application:

  • Application Form
  • Resume (CV)
  • Passport Photo
  • $100 Registration Fee (included in program cost if accepted)
  • Masa Israel Grant Application (when available)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation (work/internship, academic, community)
  • Personal Statement
  • Academic Writing Sample
  • Academic Transcripts
Press HERE to download the application form