The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has opened applications for International Climate Protection Fellowships for 2016, applications are open to leaders in the field of climate change and climate-related resource conservation in developing countries. This opportunity entails working in Germany for a period of one year on a research based project which will be based on the applicant’s interest within the field of climate change. This year, eight fellowships were awarded to young researchers from Africa, six from Asia and six from Latin America. Again this year the Programme will welcome up to 20 young climate experts from the countries that are listed on the Humboldt Foundation website.
Fellowship amounts will be calculated according to qualifications and will be between €2,150 and €2,650 per month. Other allowances will include travel and family visitation. Applicants need to be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent completed in the last 12 years with extensive working experience of at least 48 months within the field of climate change. Applications must be completed online before 1 March 2016.For more information on this opportunity please visit the Humboldt Foundation website.