2019 Alexander von Humboldt Foundation International Climate Protection Fellowship
Deadline: March 1, 2019.
Does your research focus on the areas of climate protection or climate-relevant resource protection, and would you like to work on your project in Germany? Through its Climate Protection Fellowships, the Humboldt Foundationprovides funding for young leaders from non-European developing countries and emerging economies wishing to spend a year pursuing a research-based project at a host institution of their own choice in Germany.
Requirements for applicants include the following:
- young leaders from a non-European developing country or emerging economy are eligible to apply
- applicants should be working on climate change issues relating to the natural or engineering sciences, law, economics, healthcare or social studies
- their first university degree must not have been obtained more than twelve years previously
- mentoring agreement from a host in Germany
The main fellowship benefits are as follows:
- monthly stipend of between 2,150 and 2,650 euros, depending on qualifications/degree
- additional financial support, e.g. for accompanying family members or to cover travel expenses or a German course
- individual support
- funding duration: one year