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Apply for the environmental protection fellowship of the German Federal Environmental Foundation

2022-02-21 10:46:14

The German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU) offers the opportunity to get a fellowship and spend six to twelve months at German host institutions. The objective is to contribute to the solution of current environmental problems, in particular, which result from unsustainable business practices and lifestyles.

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The DBU in accordance with its foundation goals and mission statement, supports innovative, exemplary and solution-oriented proposals for the protection of the environment, with special consideration of the needs of small and medium-sized enterprises.

Fellowship holders can spend up to twelve months at German host institutions: universities, research institutes, companies, environmental and nature conservation authorities, NGOs, associations, societies, etc.

Initially, a grant is awarded for 6 months. The funding period can be extended to a maximum of 12 months after positive review of the interim report, successful completion of the fellowship and good progress in German language skills.

Application requirements:

  • residence in one participating Central- and Eastern European country at the time of application
  • proposal of an environmental relevant and applied topic
  • above-average (good to very good) degree of one participating CEE country (master’s degree or diploma; a bachelor’s degree is not sufficient)
  • the university degree must not be older than three years at the time of application
  • sufficient knowledge of the German language; needs to be proven at the beginning of the stay at the host institution
  • we especially fund persons without prior study experience in Germany
  • PhD students are admitted, as far as the doctoral project/PhD study is not already completed during the funding
  • funding cannot be used for studies in Germany

You can find further information here and on the DBU’s website.

You can apply for a fellowship twice a year. The application deadline in spring is March 5, 2022.

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