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German Chancellor Fellowships for prospective leaders 2016

Deadline: 15-Sep-2015

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Awardupto €2,750, financial support for items , travel expenses or a German language course
Eligibilitya prospective leader from Brazil, China, India, Russia or the USA
CountryIndia
Scholarship provider contact details

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Jean-Paul-Str. 12
53173 Bonn
GERMANY

Phone:+490228-833-0
Fax:+490228-833-199
Email:info@avh.de

 

 

Description

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s German Chancellor Fellowship Programme is targeted at university graduates from the United States, the Russian Federation, the People’s Republic of China, Brazil and India who have an international outlook and initial leadership experience. It addresses prospective decision-makers, multipliers and thought leaders from a broad range of professional fields such as politics, public administration and business as well as society and culture. The fellowships give them the opportunity to spend a year in Germany networking with other prospective leaders from abroad, who are also sponsored by the Humboldt Foundation, and to explore new solutions to the global issues of our times. With this programme Germany once again presents itself as a destination of choice for intercultural dialogue and as a meeting place for the international leaders of tomorrow.

Eligibility

1) Are a prospective leader from Brazil, China, India, Russia or the USA and have already acquired initial leadership experience

2) Work in a sector such as politics, economics, the media, administration and culture

3) Would be interested in spending a year working on a project you have developed yourself with a host of your choice in Germany

 

How to apply?


Applications should be completed online. The application deadline is 15 September of every year. The completed application form, including the necessary additional documents, should be submitted online by the application deadline. Visit the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s website (http://www.humboldt-foundation.de/buka) for further information on the online application process and all necessary documents as well as access to the online application system. A confirmation of receipt will be issued immediately after the application has been submitted. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their documents are complete. It may not be possible to include incomplete applications in the selection procedure. The host in Germany should send the confidential statement directly to the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation by the application deadline at the latest. 

More Information

We offer you

  • a monthly fellowship 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

Please consult the Programme Information (PDF) for details of the application requirements and fellowship specifications.

The Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany is the patron of this fellowship programme. The Foundation grants up to 50 German Chancellor Fellowships annually – up to ten for each country.

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