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The German Chancellor Fellowship for tomorrow’s leaders

29.03.2019 - Artikel

Application deadline: 15 September 2019
Period of sponsorship: 1 October 2020 – 30 September 2021

The German Chancellor Fellowship
The German Chancellor Fellowship© The German Chancellor Fellowship

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation grants up to 50 German Chancellor Fellowships every year to prospective leaders from Brazil, China, India, Russia and the USA – irrespective of their field of work. Recipients use the fellowship to conduct together with their German host and mentor a socially-relevant project that they have developed themselves.

Fellowship benefits

  • 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, an opportunity to meet the German chancellor at the end of your stay 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

Application requirements

  • The applicant must be a national of Brazil, China, India, Russia or the United States.
  • Bachelor’s or equivalent academic degree completed less than twelve years before the beginning of the fellowship
  • A confirmation of supervision by the host in Germany
  • A project plan which candidates must draw up on their own and coordinate with their host.
  • Initial proven leadership experience

Application

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

Advice and contact

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

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