Beca internacional de Protección del Clima

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The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation grants up to 20 fellowships to prospective leaders from non-European transition or developing countries, who are active in any of the following areas: scientific, engineering-based, legal, economic, health-related or social aspects of climate change. The young climate experts will come to Germany for a year to work alongside a host of their own choosing on a research-related project.

Fellowship benefits

  • A monthly fellowship of between €2,150 and €2,650, depending on career stage
  • Individual mentoring during the stay in Germany
  • Additional financial support for items such as family allowances, travel expenses or a German language course
  • A three-week introductory phase, during which fellows will have the opportunity to make contact with other climate protection fellows and visit companies, research institutions and cultural events in Germany
  • Extensive alumni sponsorship, especially support for networking with collaborative partners in Germany during the fellow's entire professional career

 

Application requirements

  • Citizenship of a non-European transition or developing country which is also the applicant's habitual residence and place of work
  • Bachelor's or equivalent academic degree completed less than twelve years ago
  • A mentoring agreement signed by a host in Germany
  • A proposal which candidates must draw up on their own and coordinate with their host.
  • Clearly visible leadership potential
  • Extensive theme-related professional experience or a successfully completed doctorate

 

Program https://www.humboldt-foundation.de/pls/web/docs/F8369/programme_informat...

Further information, a list of all application requirements and a link to the online application form are available at www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/ICF.

Application deadline: 1 March 2019

If you have any questions regarding the International Climate Protection Fellowship Programme or would like individual guidance, please contact us at info@avh.de.