Alexander von Humboldt Foundation International Climate Protection Fellowships for Developing Countries, Germany 2014/2015

Scholarship Name: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation International Climate Protection Fellowships

Brief description

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation offers International Climate Protection Fellowships in Germany for researchers from Developing Countries, Germany 2014/2015

Accepted Subject Areas?

International Climate Protection

About Scholarship

The International Climate Protection Fellowships enable prospective leaders to conduct a research-related project of their own choice during a one-year stay in Germany.

Submit an application if you are a prospective leader from a non-European threshold or developing country working in the field of climate protection and resource conservation in academia, business or administration in your country.

Scholarship Type: Fellowship for developing countries

By what Criteria is Selection Made?

  • First academic degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent), completed less than 12 years prior to the start of the fellowship
  • Extensive professional experience in a leadership role (at least 48 months at the time of application) in the field of climate protection and resource conservation or a further academic or professional qualification;
  • Initial practical experience (at least 12 months at the time of application) through involvement in projects related to climate protection and resource conservation (possibly already during studies);
  • Leadership potential demonstrated by initial experience in leadership positions and/or appropriate references (see no. 8);
  • A detailed statement by a host in Germany, including a confirmation of support; details of the proposed project must be discussed with the prospective host prior to application;
  • Very good knowledge of English and/or German, documented by appropriate language certificates;
  • Two to three expert references by individuals qualified to comment on the candidate’s professional, personal and, if applicable, academic eligibility and his / her leadership potential.

How long will sponsorship last? One year

Eligible Countries

Citizenship of a non-European threshold or developing country (see list of countries) which is also the fellow’s habitual abode and place of work;

To be taken at (country): Germany

Application Deadline

Submit an application by 15 March 2014. The fellowship will begin on 1 March 2015.

Offered annually? Yes

How can I Apply?

How can I get more information?

If you need more Information about this scholarship, kindly visit the Scholarship Webpage

Sponsors

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Important Notes:

Potential applicants who have spent more than six months in Germany or more than 12 months in a country that is not on the list of countries at the time of or shortly before application should contact the Humboldt Foundation (info@avh.de) before submitting an application as they may be ineligible on formal grounds.

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