2013 International Climate Protection Fellowships for Developing Countries, Germany

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Alexander von Humboldt Foundation offers International Climate Protection Fellowships for Developing Countries Students, Germany 2013

Study Subject(s):Climate Protection
Course Level:Fellowship
Scholarship Provider: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany

Eligibility:
1-First academic degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent), completed less than 12 years prior to the start of the fellowship (1. September 2013);
-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;
-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;
-Very good knowledge of English and/or German, documented by appropriate language certificates;

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Developing Country

Scholarship Description: 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 (see list of countries) working in the field of climate protection and resource conservation in academia, business or administration in your country. Applicants must provide a clearly visible leadership potential either by experience in a first leadership position or be able to provide appropriate references. They must also have completed their first university degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent academic degree) less than 12 years prior to the start of the fellowship (1 September 2013) with outstanding results. They must also have extensive professional experience in a leadership role (at least 48 months at the time of application) or hold a further academic or professional qualification. Furthermore, they are expected to have gained initial practical experience through involvement in projects related to climate protection and resource conservation. The fellowship will enable the recipients to conduct a research-related project of their own choice with hosts in Germany whom they are free to choose themselves.

How to Apply: Online

Scholarship Application Deadline: 1 December 2012

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