International Climate Protection Fellowship in Germany 2020 By Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Funding

International Climate Protection Fellowship in Germany 2020 By Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Funding. Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified and eligible individuals for the International Climate Protection Fellowship 2020 to be taken in Germany.

Academics of all disciplines from abroad, who are internationally recognised as leaders in their field and who are expected to contribute to enhancing Germany’s sustained international competitiveness as a research location in consequence of the award, are eligible to be nominated for an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship.

The fellowship which comes with several benefits is put together for young leaders from developing countries and funded by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation with support from the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety. To apply for the International Climate Protection Fellowship in Germany 2020, you should read through the detailed eligibility criteria and apply before deadline.

Scholarship Worth: Fellows will receive between €2,170 and €2,670 monthly stipends plus other benefits.

Subject Eligibility: Professional disciplines in the field of climate protection and conservation; scientific, engineering-based, legal, economic, health-related or social aspects of climate change.

Country/Candidate Eligibility: Students and young leaders from developing countries.

English Language Requirement: Fellows will be subjected to few weeks of learning German language.

About the Fellowship:

The International Climate Protection Fellowships, facilitated by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, enables prospective leaders in academia and industry to implement a research-based proposal in the field of climate protection or climate-related resource conservation during a one-year stay in Germany. Up to 20 International Climate Protection Fellowships are granted annually, funded under the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety’s (BMU) International Climate Initiative. The fellowships target prospective leaders from non-European transition and developing countries. Candidates draw up their own research-based proposal which they then implement in collaboration with a host in Germany. The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation runs the programme in cooperation with the Federation of German Industry (BDI), the Centre for International Postgraduate Studies in Environmental Management (CIPSEM) at TU Dresden, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU), the Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the Renewables Academy AG (RENAC).

Basic Eligibility and Selection Requirements: To be apply for the International Climate Protection Fellowship, it is expected that applicants;

  • Have a first university degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent), completed less than 12 years previously, counting back from the end of the application period (1 March 2019)
  • are a future leader from a non-European transition or developing country (see list of countries)
  • are active in any of the following areas: scientific, engineering-based, legal, economic, health-related or social aspects of climate change
  • are interested in spending a year working with a host of your choice in Germany on a research-based project you have developed yourself in the field of climate protection and climate-related resource conservation

You can see detailed eligibility and application requirements by downloading the PDF document

What is important to us

If you would like to become a member of the Humboldt Family, only one thing counts: your own excellent performance. There are no quotas, neither for individual countries, nor for particular academic disciplines. Our selection committees comprise academics from all fields of specialisation and they make independent decisions, based solely on the applicant’s academic record. We support people, not projects. After all, even in times of increasing teamwork, it is the individual’s ability and dedication that are decisive for academic success.

Application Procedures for the International Climate Protection Fellowship in Germany 2020 – How-to-Apply:

Interested and eligible persons should;

Visit the official webpage for more Information

Application Deadline: 1 March, 2020.


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