DAAD-AICGS Research Fellowship Program for Spring in USA 2017


DAAD-AICGS Research Fellowship Program for Spring in USA 2015, and applications are submitted till August 31, 2017. DAAD-AICGS Research Fellowship Program supports fellows conducting research at AICGS in Washington DC. This fellowship brings scholars and specialists working in Germany, Europe and/or transatlantic relations to AICGS for stays of two months each. Fellowships include a monthly stipend of up to $4,725, depending on the seniority of the applicant; transportation to and from Washington; and office space at the Institute. Applicants must be German or American citizens or affiliated with DAAD Centers for German and European Studies who have completed or currently be working on a PhD. Please note that the DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship supports fellows conducting research at AICGS in Washington DC. We are unable to support research in Germany/Europe.Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | USA (Washington, DC)

Level: Research

Field(s): Project proposals should address a topic closely related to one or more of the Institute’s three research and programming areas: 

  1. Business and Economics
  2. Foreign and Domestic Policy
  3. Society, Culture & Politics

 Special consideration will be given to research projects addressing the Institute’s current issue agenda

Deadline: for Spring 2017 (January 2017 – June 2017) is August 31, 2016.

Funded By: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): DAAD-AICGS Research Fellowship is targeted for German

 or American citizens or applicants affiliated with DAAD Centers for German and European Studies.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified

Scholarship Duration: The program is designed to bring scholars and specialists working in Germany, Europe and/or transatlantic relations to AICGS, which is located in Washington, DC, for stays of two months each.

Scholarship covers: These research fellowships include a monthly stipend of up to $4,725, depending on the seniority of the applicant; transportation to and from Washington; and office space at the Institute.

Description

‣ The DAAD-AICGS Research Fellowship Program, funded by a generous grant from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), is designed to bring scholars and specialists working on Germany, Europe, and/or transatlantic relations to AICGS for research stay of two months each.

‣ Fellowships include a monthly stipend of up to $4,725, depending on the seniority of the applicant; transportation to and from Washington; and office space at the Institute.

‣ DAAD/AICGS Research Fellows will be expected to produce a short analytical essay that will be published on the AICGS website and distributed via the Institute’s targeted analysis newsletter, The AICGS Advisor.

For fellows producing research output of exceptional quality and interest, AICGS will provide opportunities for public presentations to the broader Washington policy community.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for DAAD-AICGS Research Fellowship, you must:

‣ Applicants must be German or American citizens or applicants affiliated with DAAD Centers for German and European Studies.


‣ Applicants should have completed or currently be working on a PhD. Only in exceptional cases will fellowships be awarded to applicants with an MA, who are not PhD students.


‣ All application materials MUST be submitted in English and received by AICGS by the deadline in order to be considered for fellowships in the specified period.

‣ Individuals who have received a grant or other support from the DAAD within three years of the starting date of the fellowship are not eligible to apply [this does not apply for applicants affiliated with DAAD Centers for German and European Studies.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Apply bmail

‣ There is no formal application form.

‣ To apply for the DAAD/AICGS fellowship program, please submit the following materials via e-mail to: Susanne Dieper, Director of Administration and Grants Management: sdieper-at-aicgs.org:


  • A brief cover letter (please indicate your citizenship in the cover letter and how you have heard about the fellowship)
;
  • A curriculum vitae, with a list of publications (if relevant)
;
  • A project proposal (5-7 pages, double-spaced) outlining in clear, concise terms the substantive thrust of the research and its relevance to the AICGS mission, and the reasons for carrying it out at AICGS and in Washington, DC
  • 
Two recent letters of reference (for PhD students and recent PhDs (received in the last five years) only).

‣ Scholarship Application Due Date: 

AICGS will conduct interviews (in person or via video-conference) with select applicants.

Application Deadlines

  • For the Spring Session (January-June): August 31
  • For the Fall Session (July-December): February 28

Please note that fellows must be in residence at AICGS during the period they have applied for. Unfortunately, no exceptions can be granted.

Please note that you will receive an email after the deadline confirming the receipt of your application. Should you not receive a confirmation email, please contact us.

Visa Requirements

If selected as DAAD/AICGS fellows, German nationals must be eligible for and obtain a J-1 visa from a U.S. consulate or embassy in Germany. Applicants should be aware that, due to U.S. immigration regulations, J-1 visas may be subject to the 2-year rule, which prohibits individuals from returning to the United States on certain types of visa for a period of two years upon completion of their fellowship at AICGS. (Please contact the U.S. Embassy in Germany for further information on the 2-year stipulation.) AICGS will provide detailed information about the visa process once a fellow has been selected.

Please send your application via e-mail to:

Susanne Dieper, Director of Administration and Grants Management


‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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