Alexander von Humboldt Foundation German Chancellor Fellowship

Application Deadline: September 15, 2017

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is searching for the leaders of tomorrow – from Brazil, China, India, Russia, and the USA. The German Chancellor Fellowship offers you an opportunity to take the next career step in Germany – irrespective of your field of work. In order to apply, develop your own project idea and find the host of your choice to mentor you.

The fellowship includes:

  • a monthly stipend of €2,150, €2,450 or €2,750, depending on your qualifications
  • individual mentoring during your stay in Germany
  • additional financial support for items such as family members accompanying you, travel expenses or a German language course
  • a study tour of Germany and a number of events during which you can make contact with other fellows and representatives of German companies and institutions
  • extensive alumni sponsorship, particularly to help you sustain contact with collaborative partners in Germany during your entire professional career

Eligible applicants:

  • are university graduates from Brazil, China, India, Russia or the USA and have already acquired initial leadership experience
  • completed a first degree less than 12 years ago
  • would like to spend a year working on a self-developed project with a host of their choice in Germany
  • can demonstrate that their project will be of social significance and that they have the potential to build future bridges between Germany and their own country
  • work in a sector such as politics, economics, the media, administration and culture

For complete information about this opportunity, including how to apply, click here.

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