Become a Fellow

IGF’s 15th Session will be held from September 2021 – June 2022.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our upcoming session will be postponed to Fall 2021.

Application Process

The IGF application form will be available here when applications for Session 15 open. 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 an online interview, after which a final decision of acceptance will be made. If you would like to be notified when applications open, please contact IGF offices: igf@begincenter.org.il.

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

If you have any further questions, please write to Ori Vilner at igf@begincenter.org.il.