German Chancellor Fellowship for Prospective Leaders 2013-2014


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  • Host Department: Germanic Languages and Literatures
  • Date: 10/15/2012
  • Time: 5:00PM - 5:00PM

  • Location: online

  • Description: Application Requirements:
    * Citizenship of the United States, the Russian Federation or the People's Republic of China
    * Bachelor's or comparable academic degree, completed less than twelve years prior to the starting date of the fellowship (1 September of the year following application)
    * Demonstrated leadership potential; applicants whose background is largely academic should also have gained some leadership experience beyond their own research activities * Either English or German language skills
    * Project plan (approx. 5 pages) detailing the project's subject matter, goals and a time plan; the candidate must draw up the project plan independently and secure the support of the proposed mentor before submitting an application
    * A detailed host's statement, including a confirmation of support
    * Two or three expert opinions from individuals qualified to comment on the candidate's professional, personal, and/or academic background
    Applicants who have spent more than six months outside of their home countries at the time of, or shortly before, application should contact the Humboldt Foundation ( in advance to ascertain whether they may be ineligible to apply on formal grounds."
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