International Climate Protection Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

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Who can apply?

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

What form does funding take?

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

When is the closing date for applications?

The closing date for applications is 1 March 2019.

Terms and conditions of application

The terms and conditions of application can be found here: > International Climate Protection Fellowship