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The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) Fellowship for US citizens

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted November 4, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on November 30, 2019
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Fellowship logo
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Fellowship logo

Funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Dept of State, the CBYX fellowship annually provides 75 American young professionals, the opportunity to spend one year in Germany.

The program consists of 3 phases:
1) Two months of intensive German language training
2) One semester of classes in one’s academic or career field at a university, technical or professional school
3) Ninety-day internship in one’s career field.

This fellowship covers basic living costs for participants, including:
> Round-trip international airfare from Washington, D.C. to Germany
> Language school costs for two months of intensive German language study
> Tuition costs for four months of study
> Housing costs for host family, apartment, or dormitory during the pre-internship phases
> Program-related travel within Germany
> Health insurance in Germany.

1) U.S. citizenship
2) Ages 18½–24 at the start of the program
3) High school diploma
4) Strong interest in German and world affairs

Utilize This Offer

CBYX is open to candidates in all career fields who are interested in a year of academic, professional, and cultural exchange.

Participants are expected to act as “young ambassadors” of the United States in Germany.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Nov 04, 2019
Nov 04, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Nov 06, 2019
Nov 06, 2019

Oh, Wow! Thanks for sharing!