Scholarships offered by the École biblique of Jerusalem (EBAF)

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The École biblique of Jerusalem offers different kinds of scholarships:

– Two full scholarships each year for candidates selected by the French Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres (AIBL)

– Partial ones equivalent to a half annual scholarship for Bachelor’s and Master’s students.

Two Full annual scholarships for doctoral students in Biblical studies.

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These scholarships are funded by different organizations:

– The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Fondation Obélisque for the AIBL scholarships

– The French Association des Amis de l’École biblique de Jérusalem (AAEBAF), the American Friends of the École biblique and the Swiss Association of the Holy Land for the other scholarships.

– A special Gamberoni scholarship is granted every three years, is addressed to:

→ either a priest from the diocese of Brixen or Paderborn, desiring to prepare himself for a doctorate in biblical sciences at the École biblique.

→ or a student from a German, Austrian or Swiss university who wishes to study a year at the École biblique as part of a doctoral program.

– The Canadians Friends of the École Biblique offer financial support for Canadian students, researchers and professors who wish to reside at the EBAF. More information, here.

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How to apply?

For any application, please send a portfolio to the secretariat of the École biblique (secretariat.ebaf@gmail.com) including: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and two reference statements from qualified persons.
The file must reach EBAF by 1 March 2018.
The selected candidates will be informed at the beginning of April 2018.


Proposal of Doctoral scholarships for the academic year 2018-2019

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Two doctoral scholarships are offered to candidates by the École biblique of Jerusalem for its Doctoral School.

The scholarship covers:

– All the expenses of the stay at the École biblique from October 1st to the end of May.
– Participation in the EBAF doctoral seminar.
– Access to the library 24×24, 7×7.
– Possibility of following the courses of the School and tutoring on request.
– Access to archaeological visits.

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Who may apply?

– Students admitted to the doctoral program of the Ecole Biblique (accepted at the end of the public lesson which closes the preparatory year).
– PhD student (s) in Biblical studies at another university.

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Obligations of the PhD students:

– Active participation in the EBAF doctoral seminar.
– Physical presence at the Ecole Biblique during the academic year from October 1st to May 30th
– Travel expenses to and from Jerusalem, visa fees and insurance are the responsibility of the doctoral student.

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Application file:

– Letter in support of one’s application
– CV
– Letter of support from the director of the doctorate
– Presentation of the doctoral subject

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Deadlines:

– The files must reach EBAF by 1 March 2018.
– The selected candidates will be informed at the beginning of April 2018
– Send the files to: secretariat@ebaf.edu