Hunt Fellowships: The American Council on Germany

The American Council on Germany supports the work of promising American scholars who are studying important elements of the transatlantic relationship from both historical and contemporary standpoints through the Goldman Fellowships and Hunt Fellowships.

The Dr. Richard M. Hunt Fellowship for the Study of German History, Politics, Society, and Culture was launched in 2003 to enable promising American academics to probe issues of both historical and contemporary significance.  The fellowship program aims to serve academics in relatively early stages of their careers (including individuals enrolled in PhD programs who are finishing their dissertation).

Eligibility
Candidates must:

  • be 45 years of age or younger at the time of the application deadline
  • be a US citizen residing in the United States
  • be pursuing or have completed a PhD
  • have a sincere commitment to furthering the transatlantic relationship between Germany and the US

Funding
The fellowship covers the cost of pre-approved international and intercity travel and provides a per diem stipend of $200 for up to 28 days in Germany

Application Deadline
Mid-July

Additional Information
http://acgusa.org/index.php?section=opportunities-for-scholars

http://acgusa.org/index.php?section=hunt-fellowships

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Goldman Fellowships: American Council on Germany

The American Council on Germany supports the work of promising American scholars who are studying important elements of the transatlantic relationship from both historical and contemporary standpoints through the Goldman Fellowships and Hunt Fellowships.

The Dr. Guido Goldman Fellowship for the Study of German and European Politics, Political Economy, and International Affairs was established in 2003 to promote the study of German and European issues by American scholars in relatively early stages of their careers (including individuals enrolled in PhD programs who are finishing their dissertation).

Eligibility
Candidates must:

  • be 45 years of age or younger at the time of the application deadline
  • be a US citizen residing in the United States
  • be pursuing or have completed a PhD
  • have a sincere commitment to furthering the transatlantic relationship between Germany and the US

Funding
The fellowship covers the cost of pre-approved international and intercity travel and provides a per diem stipend of $200 for up to 28 days in Germany

Application Deadline
Mid-July

Additional Information
http://acgusa.org/index.php?section=opportunities-for-scholars

http://acgusa.org/index.php?section=goldman-fellowships

Studienstiftung des Abgeordnetenhauses von Berlin (Berlin House of Representatives Scholarship)

The Studienstiftung des Abgeordnetenhauses von Berlin was founded by the Berlin House of Representatives in 1994 as a late sign of gratitude to the Allied Forces who occupied, befriended, and protected Berlin and its citizens for almost fifty years after the end of World War II.  The Foundation wants to sustain and develop contact with France, Great Britain, the United States, Russia and other successor states of the former Soviet Union.

The Studienstiftung des Abgeordnetenhauses von Berlin sponsors a scholarship program for students and young scholars of all fields from the above-mentioned countries.  During their 10-month stay scholarship holders will not only experience their research areas from an international perspective, but also the political, cultural and social dimensions of public life in Berlin.  The program runs from early October through the end of July.

Eligibility
Students and young scholars from France, Great Britain, the United States, Russia and other successor states of the former Soviet Union are eligible to apply.  Applicants should work on projects that require access to research facilities in Berlin.  The scholarships are awarded according to various criteria, including academic merit and civic engagement.

Funding
The Foundation awards 15 grants per year.  The grants amount to 1,100 EUR for graduate and doctoral students and 1,630 EUR for post-doctoral scholars per month including the rent for the International Study Center Berlin.  In addition, the Foundation pays travel costs to and from Berlin.

Application Deadline
Mid-December

Additional Information
http://www.parlament-berlin.de/de/Das-Parlament/Studienstiftung

Delegation of the European Union to the United States Internships

The Delegation of the European Union to the United States of America offers internships to young university graduates with no, or only limited (one year maximum), relevant professional experience, as well as to students in the final years of university where the traineeship is a complement to their academic training.

The internship program offers dynamic individuals the opportunity to learn about the work of one of the EU’s largest and most active diplomatic missions and to develop a comprehensive understanding of the EU-US relationship.  Interns hone important skills in the field of international relations and acquire practical experience in a specialize area of the Delegation’s work.

Eligibility Requirements
Applicants must:

  • have completed a minimum of three years of university-level courses, preferable in political science, law, economics, development studies, environmental studies, human rights/humanitarian law or communications
  • be fluent in English
  • be computer literate

See website for further eligibility requirements.

Funding
All internships are unpaid.

Application Deadline
Mid-February for Summer Semester internships
Mid-May for Fall Semester internships
Mid-September for Spring Semester internships

Additional Information
http://www.euintheus.org/what-you-can-do/work-with-us-internships/