The Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program
Enlarge image (© www.colourbox.com) The Robert Bosch Foundation and Cultural Vistas are now inviting young professionals from the United States to apply for the 2013-2014 Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program.
A total of 20 Bosch Fellows will be eligible for this 9 to 12 month professional development program comprised of two high-level work phases in major German institutions and three seminars throughout Europe.
- High-level work experience in German institutions including the federal government, private corporations, print and broadcast media, law firms and NGOs.
- Travel, seminars and networking events throughout Europe - fellows meet with key decision-makers in the public and private sectors, gaining an in-depth understanding of current issues facing the European Union and Germany.
- A monthly stipend and compensation package of 2,000 euros including health, accident and liability insurance and coverage of transatlantic and program-related travel costs; additional funding is available for families.
- Intensive German language training provided as needed in the US and Germany up to seven months prior to program start in September 2013. No German language skills required at time of application.
- Incredible networking opportunities with over 480 Robert Bosch Fellowship Alumni.
Candidates should be US citizens between the ages of 23 and 34 with more than two years of relevant work experience in their proposed field of work they wish to pursue in Germany.
Candidates should have a graduate degree completed or in progress in the following fields: business, journalism, law, public policy and related fields. Applicants without graduate degrees can apply provided they have several years (at least five) of relevant work experience in their respective field.
- The application deadline is October 15, 2012.
- Completed online application
- Official transcript of graduate studies (or of undergraduate if applicant has no graduate level transcript)
- A personal statement should describe short and long-term career plans, interest in transatlantic relations, and personal objectives for the proposed stay in Germany.
- Two letters of recommendation. Recommenders can be recent supervisors or professors who have worked closely with the applicant. At least one professional recommendation is strongly encouraged.
For more information about the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program or application process please contact:
Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program
440 Park Avenue South, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10016
Tel. (212) 497-3527
Fax. (212) 497-3586