Chatham House and the Robert Bosch Stiftung are inviting applications for the Academy Robert Bosch Fellowship in the Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs.
Application Deadline: 7th July 2017 (Extended from 31st May)
Eligible Countries: Angola, Ethiopia, Mozambique or Tanzania
About the Award: The fellowship is open to a young African scientist (citizens of Angola, Ethiopia, Mozambique or Tanzania) with a focus on transition processes and developments in relations between Central Europe and sub-Saharan Africa.
The fellow will be based full-time at Chatham House, London for the initial three months and final three months of the fellowship. For the intervening three months the fellow will be based full-time at a research institute in Prague.
Fellows are hosted by and based in a research team at Chatham House. During the fellowship, the fellow will conduct a research project of their own design which falls within the research topic below.
The parameters for the research topics have been designed in broad terms to allow applicants to devise a project that appeals to their own research interests.
- Applications will be accepted from applicants holding dual nationality which includes one of these countries above.
- It is required that the applicant holds a completed BA degree or equivalent, Masters degree with an international focus is preferred.
- The fellowship is aimed at candidates at the mid-stage of their career and who come from academia, NGOs, business, government departments, civil society or the media. They should possess knowledge of, and an interest in, one of the policy-related challenges laid out in the research topics in ‘Research Topics.’
Value of Fellowship: The fellow will receive a monthly stipend of approximately £2,600. Modest provision is made for the costs of relocation, fieldwork, and possible publication costs.
Duration of Fellowship: The fellowship is for a 9-month term from mid-September 2017 to mid-June 2018.
How to Apply: The recruitment round for 2017 is between 3 April and 31 May and applications must be submitted via the online application portal.
Award Provider: Chatham House