U.S. journalists interested in pursuing a project in Germany can apply for a fellowship.
The Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship, sponsored by the Robert Bosch Foundation and Cultural Vistas, gives U.S. professionals the opportunity to complete a comprehensive professional development program in Germany.
The program includes travel, seminars, customized work placements and networking events designed to help fellows gain an in-depth understanding of current issues facing the European Union and Germany. Fellows may choose from two options of the program duration: six months or nine months.
Prior to the seminar series and work placements, fellows will attend eight weeks of intensive language courses in Berlin.
Candidates must be U.S. citizens under the age of 40 with at least five years of relevant work experience in their proposed field of work they wish to pursue in Germany. Graduate degree is preferred.
Candidates from the following fields can apply: business administration, cultural management (ex. museum, theater, orchestra), journalism, law, nonprofit, public policy and urban planning.
Fellows will receive a monthly stipend, health insurance and financial support for accompanying spouse and children. Accommodation and travel costs are also covered.
The application deadline is Nov. 1.