Transatlantic Academy Fellowship Programme for European and North American Applicants, 2016-2017

International scholarship

Transatlantic Academy invites applications for fellowship programme available for scholars from Europe and North America to examine the research theme “Germany and the United States in the 21st Century.” A minimum of four senior and two postdoctoral scholars, three from Europe and three from North America, will work in a collaborative environment from September 12, 2016- June 16, 2017. In addition to a generous monthly stipend, Fellows will receive travel expenses to and from the Academy.

Study Subject(s): Fellowship is awarded to examine the research theme “Germany and the United States in the 21st Century.”
Course Level: Fellowship is available for undertaking postdoctoral research programme.
Scholarship Provider: Transatlantic Academy, German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius, the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, Volkswagen Stiftung and the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at: USA and Europe

Eligibility:
-Applicants for senior fellowships must have a PhD and professional experience equivalent to that of an Associate Professor. Applicants who combine academic excellence with practical field or policy experience will have an advantage. Fellows will be expected to present their own research and to react to the work of their colleagues on a regular basis while at the Academy. They will also be expected to discuss their research with policymakers, non-governmental organizations and other policy-oriented institutions, both in the United States and Europe.
-Applicants for Postdoctoral Fellowships must have completed their PhD within the last five years. The Academy offers two Postdoctoral Fellowships. One of them, the Volkswagen Stiftung Fellowship is reserved for promising young scholars based at German institutions working in a specific field of the humanities. Applications for this fellowship must be made directly to the Volkswagen Stiftung. Applications for the other Postdoctoral Fellowship should apply directly to the Academy.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Scholars from Europe and North America can apply for this fellowship.

Scholarship Description: The Transatlantic Academy is seeking candidates to serve as resident Fellows from September 2016 – June 2017 to examine the research theme “Germany and the United States in the 21st Century.” A joint project of the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius, the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, and the Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, the Transatlantic Academy is located at the GMF office in Washington, DC. Each year, the Academy brings together scholars from Europe and North America to work on a single set of issues facing the transatlantic community. The Academy is an interdisciplinary institution which is open to all social science disciplines, the humanities, and the natural sciences.

Number of award(s): A minimum of four senior and two postdoctoral scholars, three from Europe and three from North America will be invited.

Duration of award(s): Fellows will work in a collaborative environment from September 12, 2016 – June 16, 2017.

What does it cover? In addition to a generous monthly stipend, Fellows will receive travel expenses to and from the Academy.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning in September 2015 with offers made no later than December 2015.

How to Apply: Applicants for Volkswagen Stiftung Fellowship must be made via the Volkswagen Stiftung.

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications to this fellowship is October 1, 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

 

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