Description The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation offers up to 10 fellowships for globally minded, U.S. professional leaders to develop a one-year project in Germany. This project is notable for helping fellows work toward career development. Mentors are designed to help the fellows succeed professionally in Germany. Extensive alumni support will be given, bridging career development between Germany and the candidate's home country. Depending on the candidate's strength in German language, candidates may be required to take a German language course.
Award Amount Monthly stipends range from $2,900 to $3,700 US dollars. Covers research. Contribution to health and liability insurance. Special allowances are available for visits by family members, travel expenses and German instruction.
Disciplines Open to all fields.
Academic Level Prospective/Current Graduate Student. Working on Master's Thesis. Working on Doctoral Dissertation. Postdoctoral Scholar.
Citizenship Open only to U.S. citizens.
Requirements Must have completed a bachelor's degree prior to commencement of the scholarship (or less than 12 years before the beginning of the fellowship). Established contact with a mentor in Germany who agrees to provide professional and/or scholarly assistance. Before beginning the program scholars are expected to make an earnest effort to acquire German language skills. 2 references.
Award Type Fellowship/Grant
Contact American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation 1101 17th Street NW, Suite 603 Washington, DC 20036 (202) 783-1907
Last Updated 7/25/2014 11:59:00 AM
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