The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation grants up to 50 German Chancellor Fellowships to prospective leaders from Brazil, China, India, South Africa and the USA – irrespective of their field of work. Together with a German host and mentor of their choice, fellows conduct a socially relevant project they have developed independently. Application deadline: 15 October 2022.
A monthly fellowship of €2,000, €2,300 or €2,600, depending on the applicant’s qualifications
Flexible timing: 12-month fellowship between 1 August 2023 – 31 March 2025
Individual mentoring during the stay in Germany
Additional financial support such as mobility allowance, subsidies towards insurances, family benefits and support towards travel expenses
Intensive preparatory German course and further language support Joint programme events with an opportunity to meet the German Chancellor, and an invitation to a study tour of Germany
The chance to actively participate in a vibrant network and cooperate in peer groups
Extensive alumni sponsorship, particularly to help sustain contact with collaborative partners in Germany during the fellow's entire professional career
The applicant must be a national of Brazil, People's Republic of China, India, South Africa or the United States.
Bachelor’s or equivalent academic degree completed less than twelve years before the beginning of the fellowship
A mentoring agreement from the host in Germany
A project plan which candidates must draw up independently and coordinate with their host (examples of projects)
Initial proven leadership experience
Source:Alexander von Humboldt FoundationEditor
by Tim Mörsch, VDI Technologiezentrum GmbH
Countries / organization:South AfricaBrazilUSAChinaIndiaTopic:Vocational Education and TrainingSkilled PersonnelFunding