Amazing fully-funded opportunities for young climate experts from developing countries (candidates from Nigeria are eligible): International Climate Protection Fellowship

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Amazing fully-funded opportunities for young climate experts from developing countries (candidates from Nigeria are eligible): International Climate Protection Fellowship

Deadline: March 1, 2017.

Number of fellowships: 20

 

The Climate Protection Fellowship is sponsored by the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung/Foundation in collaboration with other partners.

 

Eligibility:

Submit an application, if you

  • are a future leader from a non-European transition or developing country (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

We offer 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

 

Please see the Programme information (PDF | HTML) for details of the application requirements and fellowship specifications.

 

For more information, visit the webpage of the Fellowship.

 

Kunlere Idowu

Kunlere is an environment and sustainable development strategist with years of active experience in environmental compliance monitoring and enforcement. You may follow him on Twitter via @kunlere_idowu

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