Title: International Climate Protection Fellowships
Organisation: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Application deadline: 15 March 2014 Location: Germany
Website/full details: International Climate Protection Fellowships
Description: For young climate experts from developing countries interested in conducting a project in Germany and developing long-term collaborations.
The fellowship allows future leaders to spend a year in Germany working on a research-based project of their own choice in the field of climate protection. Fellows are free to choose their own hosts. Submit an application if you come from a non-European transition or developing country (see list of countries) and are involved with issues relating to the scientific, engineering, legal, economic or social aspects of climate change.
During a three-week introductory phase, you will have the opportunity to make contact with other climate protection fellows and visit companies, research institutions and cultural events in Germany. An intensive German-language course before you begin the fellowship will smooth your way into everyday life in Germany whilst a continuing education event lasting several days in the course of the fellowship will enable you to acquire not only practical knowledge of climate protection but also expertise in management.
Subject to final agreement to provide funding, 20 fellowships can be granted.
Submit an application by 15 March 2014. The fellowship will begin on 1 March 2015.