Harry & Helen Gray/AICGS Reconciliation Fellowship Program in USA, 2017

The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) is delighted to offer Harry & Helen Gray/AICGS Reconciliation Fellowship Program for the year 2017.

The Fellowship is designed to bring two younger scholars or practitioners working on reconciliation themes concerning Germany and Japan to AICGS for a research stay of six weeks.

The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) is a nonprofit policy institute affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Focused on German-American relations, AICGS examines and interprets the policy challenges confronting leadership circles in the German and U.S. constituencies it serves.

Course Level: This is a six weeks long fellowship programme.

Study Subject: Fellowship programme is awarded to students working on reconciliation themes concerning Germany and Japan to AICGS for a research stay of six weeks.

Scholarship Award: The fellowship includes a stipend of $4,500, transportation to and from Washington, research expenses, and office space at the Institute.

Number of Scholarships: Two fellowships will be awarded.

Scholarship can be taken in Washington, DC, USA

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship

  • Applicants must be citizens of Germany or of other European countries; citizens of Japan, China, or the Republic of Korea working on German or Japanese international reconciliation.
  • Applicants should be no older than 40 years at the time of application.
  • The fellowship is open to practitioners as well as to PhD candidates and post-doctoral fellows.
  • All application materials must be received by AICGS by the deadline in order to be considered for fellowships in the specified period.

Nationality: Citizens of Germany or of other European countries; citizens of Japan, China, or the Republic of Korea working on German or Japanese international reconciliation are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: The fellowship is open to practitioners as well as to PhD candidates and post-doctoral fellows.

English language Requirements: Applicants must meet the necessary language proficiency requirements of the host institution.

Research Scholarships

How to Apply: Please send all application packets via e-mail to: Susanne Dieper, Director of Programs and Grants, sdieper-at-aicgs.org.

There is no formal application form. To apply for the Harry & Helen Gray/AICGS Reconciliation Fellowship Program, please submit the following materials:

a Brief cover letter (please indicate your citizenship in the cover letter and how you have heard about the fellowship);
b. A curriculum vitae;
c. A project proposal (5-7 pages, double-spaced) outlining in clear, concise terms the substantive thrust of the research and its relevance to the fellowship’s mission; and
d. Two recent letters of reference (professional or academic references).

Application Deadline: Fellowship application deadline is April 30, 2017.

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