Emergency Support Fund for Students and Postdocs


FGS students and postdocs are eligible to apply for financial support amid the current situation in Israel

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The Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) and the Feinberg Graduate School (FGS) stand with our Israeli and international students and postdoctoral fellows amid the state of emergency declared in Israel following the events of October 7.  The Weizmann community is supporting those affected, recognizing the physical, emotional, and potential financial impacts of this situation.

To help those facing financial hardships due to the war and conditions on the home front, we have established an emergency support fund.

Type and Extent of Assistance

Grants will be allocated based on individual needs, determined by the Emergency Support Fund Committee.


Israeli and international MSc and PhD students, and postdoctoral fellows at FGS facing financial difficulties because of the current state of emergency, whether they are in Israel or abroad.

Required Documents

- Completed Application Form (Note: Incomplete forms will not be accepted).

- Any other supporting documentation.

Application Process

Submit applications to: fgs.finassistance@weizmann.ac.il



Selection Process

The FGS Dean will form a committee to review applications and allocate funds based on individual needs and availability of resources.