APPD Call for MSc, PhD and Post-doctoral Scholarships

We are pleased to announce a call for MSc, PhD and Post-doctoral Scholarships from the Aufzien Family Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease (APPD) at Tel Aviv University. APPD will provide scholarships to outstanding students and post-docs undertaking research in fields related to mechanisms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Parkinson’s Disease. Awards to begin October 1, 2020.



  •  The student or post-doc must dedicate maximum time and energy to their studies and research of Parkinson's Disease.
  •  Grades from BSc, MSc, or PhD - minimum GPA of 85 and a thesis grade of 90 or above
  •  Recommendation by the MSc, PhD, or Post-doc advisor required
  •  Commitment of the Advisor to assist in funding, up to 125% scholarship
  •  Full time Tel Aviv University student or post-doc


Application process:

  •  Students/post-docs who meet the criteria above are requested to submit Application form 1 in PDF form, and signed by their Advisor. Upload HERE. Advisor should upload letter of recommendation SEPARATELY HERE
  •  NEW this year: For ongoing projects requiring students that will be named after funding provisionally approved, fill out Application form 2. Upload HERE
  •  The request should include the Advisor's approval for his/her commitment to funding as stated above.
  •  DEADLINE: May 30, 2020


Rules and regulations:

  •  Scholarships will be given according to the significance of the project proposed regarding the published aims of the APPD. See
  •  Scholarships are awarded annually, for only one academic year.
  •  The student/post-doc will be named an “Aufzien Family Fellow” on all publications, with acknowledgement to the “Aufzien Family Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease” in any advertisements, publications, publicity notice or public comment (where permitted) resulting from or related to the project.
  •  The funded student/post-doc will attend APPD lectures and conferences and will present research when requested.
  •  Recipients will provide an annual research report.
  •  APPD Grant recipients for grants beginning Oct 1, 2020 are not eligible for these scholarships. If both awarded, one will need to be declined.
  •  The conditions for receiving scholarships are set annually in accordance with the policies of the Scholarship Committee and Tel Aviv University and do not constitute a precedent or basis for future scholarships.


Scholarship Committee:

Prof. Karen Avraham, Co-Director, APPD

Prof. Nir Giladi, Co-Director, APPD

Prof. Yoav Henis, Vice President for Research & Development 


Submit application form 1

Submit application form 2

Submit letter of recommendation


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Application form 1

Application form 2




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