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International Climate Protection Fellowships 2017

Deadline: 01-Mar-2017

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AwardUp to 2,650 Euros per month for 1 year
EligibilityGraduates/professionals
CountryIndia
Scholarhip provider contact

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Jean-Paul-Str. 12, 53173 Bonn, Germany, Phone: +4902288330, Fax: +490228833199, email: info@avh.de, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Berlin Office, WissenschaftsForum, Markgrafenstr. 37, 10117 Berlin, Germany

DESCRIPTION

International Climate Protection Fellowships 2017 invites applications from young climate experts from developing countries interested in conducting a project in Germany and developing long-term collaborations. This fellowship allows future leaders to spend a year in Germany working on the project of their own choice in the field of climate protection and climate-related resource conservation and they are also free to choose their own host. During a three-week introductory phase, you will have the opportunity to make contact with other climate protection fellows and visit companies, research institutions and cultural events in Germany. An intensive German-language course before you begin the fellowship will smooth your way into everyday life in Germany whilst a continuing education event lasting several days in the course of the fellowship will enable you to acquire not only practical knowledge of climate protection but also expertise in management.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • The applicants must be a future leader.
  • Applicants should be active in any of these areas: scientific, engineering-based, legal, economic, health-related or social aspects of climate change.
  • Applicants can spend a year working with a host of own choice in Germany on a research-based project developed their self in the field of climate protection and climate-related resource conservation.

HOW TO APPLY

The application can be done online with the following steps:

Step 1: Go to the website.

Step  2: Read all the details from there.

Step 3: Now click here to apply online.

Step 4: Click on “I am new to the Humboldt Foundation and would like to create a user account” to register.

Step 4: Write down your email id, name, password, and a username, click submit.

Step 5: A verification link will be sent to your email id, follow the email to apply.

MORE INFORMATION

Following are the timetable designed for the fellows:

  • January, February 2018: intensive German language course
  • March 2018: introductory seminar at several locations in Germany
  • April 2018 – February 2019: work on research-based projects
  • June onwards 2018: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s Annual Meeting, including reception held by the President of the Federal Republic of Germany in Berlin
  • Autumn 2018: study tour lasting several days
  • January/February 2019: final week, including reception held by the leadership of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety as of 09/2016

Note: The fellowships may be extended by up to three months.

Additional benefits:

  • Allowance for research costs amounting to €800 per month for research-based proposals in the natural and engineering sciences and €500 for proposals in the humanities and social sciences.
  • Language fellowship for a one- to two-month intensive German language course in Germany immediately prior to the fellowship. When a fellowship has been granted, the Alexander von.
  • Humboldt Foundation may provide financial support for improving fellows’ existing German language skills while they are still in their own countries. Fellows with little or no knowledge of.
  • German are strongly advised to take a two-month intensive language course in Germany.

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