In Memory of Maj. Eyal Ragonis z”l
Promoting Research in Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security
The International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) and Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, are pleased to announce the annual scholarships promoting research in Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security.
The scholarships will be granted in memory of Architect, Maj. Eyal Ragonis z"l, in memory of his military and civilian accomplishments. The scholarships' aim is the promotion of research in Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security by IDC Herzliya students and IDF soldiers and officers.
Who is eligible to submit a proposal?
What is the final submission date?
April 8th, 2017.
Research proposals should be sent to Ms. Lorena Atiyas Lvovsky, at: [email protected]
What should be included in the research proposal?
* Do not submit full researches, only proposals.
* Research proposals and final researches are to include only unclassified materials .
* Research proposals can be written in English or Hebrew.
A professional committee will select the outstanding research proposals and studies to be awarded the scholarships. The committee will include representatives from the IDC Herzliya academic staff and representatives from the Ragonis family. The selection will be according to the following criteria:
The scholarships will be awarded in two stages:
First stage: Four research proposals that present a significant and notable contribution to the study of Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security will be selected. The authors of the chosen proposals will receive an initial scholarship of 2,500 NIS. The scholarships will be given to researches completed within one year. The scholarships will be awarded at the annual memorial service for Maj. Eyal Ragonis z"l in June 28th, 2018. Please note that the event will be held in Hebrew.
Second stage: After completion, the selected researches will be graded according to the above criteria and will be awarded the remainder of the scholarship accordingly. The principal findings of the studies will be presented the following year, at the annual memorial service for Maj. Eyal Ragonis z"l, during the Summer of 2019. The scholarships granted for research in the second phase will be as follows:
The winning research will be posted on the Website www.ict.org.il