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International Climate Protection Fellowships - Application deadline: 1 March 2021

CALL: INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE PROTECTION FELLOWSHIP

  APPLICATION DEADLINE: 1 MARCH 2021

  The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation grants up to 15 International
Climate Protection Fellowships to prospective leaders and up to five to
postdoctoral researchers from non-European transition or developing
countries, who are active in any of the following areas: scientific,
engineering-based, legal, economic, health-related or social aspects of
climate change. The young climate experts will come to Germany for 12-24
months to work alongside a host of their own choosing on a
research-related project.

  FELLOWSHIP BENEFITS

  ·         A monthly fellowship of between €2,170 and €2,670,
depending on career stage

  ·         Individual mentoring during the stay in Germany

  ·         Additional financial support for items such as family
allowances, travel expenses or a German language course

  ·         A three-week introductory phase, during which fellows will
have the opportunity to make contact with other climate protection
fellows and visit companies, research institutions and cultural events
in Germany

  ·         Extensive alumni sponsorship, especially support for
networking with collaborative partners in Germany during the fellow's
entire professional career

  APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  ·         Citizenship of a non-European transition or developing
country which is also the applicant’s habitual residence and place of
work

  ·         Bachelor’s or equivalent academic degree completed less
than twelve years ago

  ·         Extensive professional experience or a successfully
completed doctorate in climate protection or climate-related resource
conservation

  ·         A mentoring agreement signed by a host in Germany

  ·         A proposal which candidates must draw up on their own and
coordinate with their host.

  ·         Clearly visible leadership potential

  Further information, a list of all application requirements and a link
to the online application form are available at
WWW.HUMBOLDT-FOUNDATION.DE/EN/APPLY/SPONSORSHIP-PROGRAMMES/INTERNATIONAL-CLIMATE-PROTECTION-FELLOWSHIP
[2].

  ADVICE AND CONTACT

  If you have any questions regarding the International Climate
Protection Fellowship Programme or would like individual guidance,
please contact us at INFO@AVH.DE.

  Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Jean-Paul-Straße 12
53173 Bonn
GERMANY

  www.humboldt-foundation.de [3]

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Links:
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[1] https://www.humboldt-foundation.de
[2]
https://www.humboldt-foundation.de/en/apply/sponsorship-programmes/international-climate-protection-fellowship
[3] https://www.humboldt-foundation.de/en/