Rachel Carson Center Fellowship in Germany

Opportunity Detail

  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Level Research
  • Number of Opportunity: 3
  • Eligible Region/Countries
  • Opportunity ID 1490
  • Duration 3 to 12 months

Opportunity Description

Applications are now open for the Rachel Carson Center Fellowship in Germany for its 2022 program. These fellowships are open to excellent doctoral, post-doctoral, and senior scholars who are working in the field of environment and society. Moreover, they accept applications for scholarly outreach interventions including journalism, documentary film, and community engagement. Applicants are invited to apply individually or as interdisciplinary teams.

Important Details

Opening date: June 1, 2022

Application deadline: July 31, 2022

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Organized by: Rachel Carson Center, and Herrmannsdorfer Landwerkstatten

Fellowship Awards

the funding allocated for the fellows are as follows:

  • 500 Euros are payable for doctoral fellows;
  • An amount of 750 Euros are payable for doctoral fellows;
  • 1000 Euros are payable for doctoral fellows;
  • Accommodation for the fellows;
  • Funds for children and other accompanying relatives are not available;

In addition to that, fellows will receive a monthly food voucher for the on-site farm shop worth 125 Euros.

Please note that travel costs from the applicant’s home country are not to Germany are not covered by the program.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Outstanding academic record in societal and environmental fields;
  • The candidate must either have enrolled in a Ph.D. program or completed a Ph.D. program by the application deadline;
  • Demonstrate their willingness for a three to twelve months’ program;
  • The fellows must commit and be willing to live in residential accommodation a with scholars with diverse backgrounds;

Required Documents

  • You need to attach a cover letter (no more than 750 words);
  • The applicant’s CV (not more than 3 pages)
  • Describe your project in 1000 words in maximum;
  • A research plan with a maximum of 300 words which includes: start date and duration. The start dates could be January 01, 2022, April 01, July 01, or October 01, 2022.
  • Three references who know you well;
  • If you plan to apply jointly, then take in mind that each applicant needs to make an account in the online portal and applaud the same cover letter, project description, and research plan;

Application Procedure

The applicants need to submit their applications online before the closing date by creating an account if they are applying for the first time. If you have already created an account, then click on log in and proceed with the application.

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For more/detailed information, please visit the official link

In case of any questions,  do not hesitate to contact the following email:

[email protected]

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