http://enews.ksu.edu.sa/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/UWN.jpgBy Kussai Haj Yehia. The United States is the main country of destination for Arab academics from Israel who intend to obtain a PhD abroad, because the US grants Fulbright scholarships at the doctoral level in any field to students with academic excellence who are engaged in social activities and community service, and who have leadership abilities. The Fulbright foundation has awarded scholarships and research grants to more than 1,300 Israeli academics, including Arab academics, since the establishment of the fund. Since 2007, the fund has allocated grants to eight to 10 Arab students from Israel each year intending to obtain higher degrees, especially PhDs. Israel has eight universities that include about 5,800 senior lecturers and 2,334 lecturers with no tenure. Read more...