The Weizmann Systems Biology initiative provides scholarships to the ‘Next Gen Immunology’ meeting for outstanding PhD students and Postdocs, based on competitive track record in the fields of systems biology, microbiome, immunology, genomics, computer science, and physics. Interdisciplinary research integrating these fields is a plus.

This prestigious scholarship will include, in addition to the general meeting activities, special career decision discussions with prominent scientists, an exciting night tour in Jerusalem and much more.


PhD students in their final years and early post doctoral fellows (less than three years since obtaining a PhD degree).

Participants are required to submit an abstract and present a poster.

Participants are required to participate in all 3 days of the meeting (and 1 extra day of touring and social activities).

Accommodation, registration and airfare costs for the chosen scholars will be covered by the meeting (up to $1000).

Applicant’s documents

- CV and personal statement by the applicant (regarding his/her motivations for attending the program).

- Scientific abstract of the applicant’s poster.

- A recommendation letter from the applicant’s supervisor (not mandatory but will greatly help in cases in which publication visibility does not yet exist).

A competitive selection process will be based on submitted application materials. Admission quota: 50 students with balanced gender. The results of the screening and selection process will be announced by December 1, 2015.

Make sure that you meet the eligibility requirements- if you are not certain that you fit the eligibility criteria but would like to be considered for a scholarship, please email ( for clarifications.