11/09/2018

Germany: International Climate Protection Fellowship for Young Climate Experts from Developing Countries. ASEAN Researchers Eligible

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Tags: Germany | Fellowships | climate change


Up to 20 International Climate Protection Fellowships are granted annually, funded under the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety’s (BMUB) International Climate Initiative. The fellowships target prospective leaders from non-European transition and developing countries, including countries in ASEAN Candidates draw up their own research-based proposal which they then implement in collaboration with a host in Germany.

Submit an application, if you

  • are a future leader from a non-European transition or developing country including most ASEAN member states (see list of countries)
  • are active in any of the following areas: scientific, engineering-based, legal, economic, health-related or social aspects of climate change
  • are interested in spending a year working with a host of your choice in Germany on a research-based project you have developed yourself in the field of climate protection and climate-related resource conservation

Fellowship offers you

  • a monthly fellowship of between €2,150 and €2,650, depending on your qualifications
  • individual mentoring during your stay in Germany
  • additional financial support for items such as family members accompanying you, travel expenses or a German language course
  • a three-week introductory phase, during which you will have the opportunity to make contact with other climate protection fellows and visit companies, research institutions and cultural events in Germany
  • extensive alumni sponsorship, particularly to help you sustain contact with collaborative partners in Germany during your entire professional career

The call is now open. More info here