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Open to US citizens only
Deadline: 03/01/2024

General Information

 The Melvin M. Goldberg Undergraduate Fellowship, in memory of Dr. Melvin Morris Goldberg (BSE UPenn 1961 / Ohio State PhD 1963), provides $5,000 to support summer travel to an ambitious undergraduate student from any U.S. University to perform supervised technical research at one of Israel's universities or research centers (e.g., Bar-Ilan, Ben-Gurion, Haifa U., Hebrew U., Technion, Tel-Aviv U., the Weizmann Institute).

Eligibility Guidelines

Research can be on any STEM topic. To apply, candidates work with an advisor at their home university to identify and confirm a willing supervisor in Israel. The Goldberg Fellowship is awarded to a U.S. junior or senior who demonstrates the initiative, enthusiasm, and aptitude to make such arrangements.

Application Details

Please Email your Resume/CV with GPA as an attachment and in the body of the email include the following information in plain text (not as an attachment):
1. Your full contact information
2. University, Major, and Expected Graduation Date
3. Summary of proposed plan of study (500 words or less)
4. Name and contact information of your advisor in the US.
5. Name and contact information of your confirmed supervisor in Israel

Please email to Professor Ken Goldberg: with the Subject: ** Application for MMG Research in Israel Fellowship.

After applying, please check back if you do not receive a confirmation. 

Funding Type


Research Offering Type

Independent Research, Research Assistant


Middle East

Undergraduate School

College, Engineering, LPS, Nursing, Wharton



Contact Information

For questions please contact: Professor Ken Goldberg: with subject line: * Re: Melvin M. Goldberg (MMG) Fellowship for Research in Israel