In 2017, the German Bundestag is once again offering a scholarship programme for politically engaged young graduates from the Arab region who are interested in the German parliamentary system and play an active role in promoting core democratic values in their home countries.
Application Deadline: 31st January 2017
To be taken at (country): Berlin, Germany
About the Award: The German Bundestag invites you to spend four weeks in Berlin in September 2017. The programme is intended for talented Arab people who are interested in politics and who are keen to play an active role in promoting core democratic values in their home countries. The German Bundestag is offering you the opportunity to get to know the German parliamentary system during an intensive programme.
In light of the Bundestag elections taking place in 2017, you will have the opportunity during a one-week internship in a Member’s constituency to experience the work carried out there and to come into contact with political decision-makers. Successful candidates will be chosen by the German Bundestag’s independent selection panel.
- Citizenship of an Arab country
- Under the age of 35 at the start of the scholarship
- University degree
- Very good knowledge of German
- An interest in politics, and social/political commitment
Number of Awardees: Not specified
Value of Scholarship: Participants will receive a monthly scholarship of 500 euros. In addition, accommodation in an apartment complex will be provided free of charge, and the costs of travel to and from Berlin will be covered, as well as the costs of health, accident and personal liability insurance
Duration of Scholarship: The programme will take place from 1 – 30 September 2017 in Berlin.
How to Apply: Please visit www.bundestag.de/ips_arabisch for details of how to apply. Application forms can also be found there.
Send your completed application documents by email as a PDF-file to the German mission in your home country; the PDF-file name should consist of your surname, followed by your given name (i.e. “surname-first name”).
Award Provider: German Bundestag