Bosch Fellow - Funded Professional Development in Germany

  • 30-35K fellowship + benefits
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program
  • 29 Sep 16

The Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program is a distinguished international initiative that each year offers accomplished young Americans the opportunity to complete paid high-level professional development in Germany. Fellows complete professional assignments at leading institutions, attend professional seminars, and receive intensive language training. The fellowship provides a monthly stipend, health insurance, all program-related travel costs, language training in Germany, and private tutoring in the US as needed.

The Robert Bosch Foundation and Cultural Vistas invite US professionals to apply for the 2017-2018 Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program. Bosch Fellows act as consultants in their field of expertise at leading public or private institutions in Germany.  In addition, Bosch Fellows participate in professional seminars, where they travel to meet and exchange ideas with key figures across Germany and Europe. Fellows are from the fields of public policy and administration, foreign and security policy, urban and regional planning, business, journalism and communications, law, or cultural and arts management (ex. museum, theater, orchestra).

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

-High-level professional 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.

-3,200 – 3,700 EUR monthly stipend and compensation package including health insurance and coverage of transatlantic and program-related travel costs; exact amount of stipend is dependent upon marital status.

-Intensive German language training provided as needed in the US and Germany. No German language skills required at time of application.

-Lifelong membership in the Robert Bosch Fellowship Alumni Association

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates for the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program must meet the following requirements:

-U.S. citizen

-40 years of age or younger at the application deadline

-Minimum 5 years of relevant, full-time work experience in target fellowship field (excluding internships)

-Graduate degree preferred

-Evidence of outstanding professional performance

-Sincere commitment to furthering the transatlantic relationship

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 1

For further information and to access the online application, please visit our website: www.culturalvistas.org/bosch.

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:
Completed online application including:

-Short essay questions

-Resume

-Most recent university transcript

-2 letters of recommendation.  Recommenders should be recent supervisors or professional mentors who have worked closely with the applicant.
 

 

For more information about the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program or application process please contact:

 

Cultural Vistas

Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program

440 Park Avenue South, 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10016

Tel. (212) 497-3527

Fax. (212) 497-3586

Email. bosch@culturalvistas.org

Web. www.culturalvistas.org/bosch