The Israeli Biomimicry Organization, published its first announcement on the graduate fellowships for 2018-2019 to support (NIS 5,000 /per year) graduate students towards advanced (Masters & PhD) degrees in an Israeli institution of higher education, who have a Research Advisor (Professor or equivalent) and are devoted to Biomimicry related studies/research.
Priority will be given to both engineering and scientific research in biomimetic:
- · Materials
- · Robotics, Locomotion & Medical (medical devices and pharmaceuticals)
- · Design and architecture
PLEASE NOTE: All Information as required below must be submitted in ENGLISH.
1. Cover Sheet specifying clearly, in order, one line for each heading:
a. Full Name (indicate m. or f.); b. Date and Place of Birth and Citizenship; c. Gender d. University where enrolled, Department, and names and Titles of Formal Research Supervisor(s); e. Date when Doctoral studies commenced and Estimated Date of Completion; g. Title or Subject of Research; h. Postal address, e-mail, and telephone number.
2. An Education History specifying, in order:
a. Past Schooling (High School through Graduate School) with dates and places, fields of study, degrees earned, and overall grades (important); b. Awards and Distinctions, if applicable; c. Publications and Presentations; d. Relevant Positions and Job Descriptions, if applicable;
3. A Study/Research Plan for 2018/19 with clear descriptions of the:
Research Subject, Scientific and Practical Goals of the Research, and Technical Means and Approach of the Research, plus its Motivations, the Bio-Wow, science and potential application.
People with scientific and engineering training will review your Submittal so that sufficient detail is necessary. We recommend a submission of up to 3 page. Figures, photographs, formulae, references, etc are optional.
Main topics to be covered:
4. Biological source of inspiration
5. Potential applications
4. A Personal Letter including:
History, interests, activities, aspirations, special aspects of character, disabilities (if any).
5. A Letter from applicant's Research Advisor(s):
Confirming the Advisor's agreement to supervise the applicant's research and describing knowledge of the applicant with an evaluation of potential.
Applications cannot be reviewed in the absence of this letter.
Submission of letters directly to the Fellowship Program Israeli Office:
Dr. Daphne Haim-Langford, co-founder and chairperson of the Israeli Biomimicry organization:
Deadline for submission of applications - September 15th 2018.