Fwd: Call: International Climate Protection Fellowships - Application deadline: 1 March 2021

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Gianluca Miscione

Oct 6, 2020, 11:01:18 AM10/6/20
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Gianluca Miscione
University College Dublin

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On 29. September 2020 at 11:45:55, Humboldt Foundation (in...@avh.de) wrote:


Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung/Foundation

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.

Advice and contact

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

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


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