Alexander von Humboldt Foundation conduct for German Chancellor Fellowship across India


Every year, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation enables more than 2,000 researchers from all over the world to spend time researching in Germany. The Foundation maintains a network of more than 25,000 Humboldtians from all disciplines in over 130 countries worldwide - including 48 Nobel Laureates.


The applicant must be a national of the United States, the Russian Federation, The Peoples Republic of China, Brazil or India, Bachelors or equivalent academic degree completed less than twelve years before the beginning of the fellowship (1 October of the year following application), Initial proven leadership experience; applicants with a preponderantly academic background should have acquired initial leadership experience in addition to their own research activity, German or English language skills, A letter of motivation (approx. 2 pages), a project plan (approx. 3 pages); candidates must draw up their project plan independently and discuss it with their intended host prior to application a detailed statement, including confirmation of supervision, by the host in Germany two references by individuals.


The German Chancellor Fellowship for tomorrows leaders conduct Alexander von Humboldt Foundation The Alexander von Humboldt Foundations German Chancellor Fellowship Programme is targeted at university graduates from the United States, the Russian Federation, the Peoples Republic of China, Brazil and India who have an international outlook and initial leadership experience. It addresses prospective decision-makers, multipliers and thought leaders from a broad range of professional fields such as politics, public administration and business as well as society and culture. The fellowships give them the opportunity to spend a year in Germany networking with other prospective leaders from abroad, who are also sponsored by the Humboldt Foundation, and to explore new solutions to the global issues of our times. With this programme Germany once again presents itself as a destination of choice for intercultural dialogue and as a meeting place for the international leaders of tomorrow.


The fellowship grant amounts to 2,150 EUR, 2,450 EUR or 2,750 EUR per month, depending on the applicants qualifications. The fellowship also includes a mobility allowance as well as a contribution to health and liability insurance. Important Date: Applications should be completed online. The application deadline is 15th September 2016.
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