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Humboldt Foundation: International Climate Protection Fellowship for Young Climate Experts from Developing Countries

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted February 17, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on February 29, 2020
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The Intl Climate Protection Fellowships are funded under the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety’s (BMU) International Climate Initiative.

a) A monthly fellowship (€2,170)
b) Individual mentoring during the stay in Germany
c) Additional financial support (travel expenses; accompanying family members; German language course)
d) A 3-week introductory phase, to make contacts with other climate protection fellows and visit companies, research institutions and cultural events in Germany
e) Extensive alumni sponsorship, particularly to help applicant sustain contact with collaborative partners in Germany during their entire professional career.

Applicants must be:
1) a future leader from a non-European transition or developing country
2) active in any of the following areas: scientific, engineering-based, legal, economic, health-related or social aspects of climate change
3) interested in spending a year in Germany.

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The fellowships target: a) prospective leaders from non European transition and developing countries; b) the development of long-term contacts and collaboration with colleagues in Germany.
The complete application package must be received by 1 March
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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Feb 17
Feb 17

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 attests 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 proposal/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 stories too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Regina Afanwi Young
Feb 18
Feb 18

Thanks Isabel for sharing this opportunity. Looking forward to some on Women in Leaders hip for developing countries

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Feb 18
Feb 18

This fellowship is open to individuals who meet the informed eligibility criteria - that includes being from a non-European transition or developing country.

Regina Afanwi Young
Feb 18
Feb 18

Thanks Ana. Noted