German Chancellor Fellowship Program

February 24, 2012

Academic Services, Scholarships

An International Leadership Opportunity - Open to all Professions and Disciplines

German Chancellor Fellowship provides for a stay of one year in Germany for professional development, study, or research. It sponsors individuals who demonstrate leadership and the potential to strengthen ties between Germany and their own country through their profession or studies.

Germany’s Alexander von Humboldt Foundation awards ten German Chancellor Fellowships (per country) annually to young professionals of the United States, the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China.

Eligibility: Applicants must have received their bachelor’s degree within the past twelve years.  This prestigious program is open to candidates from all professions and disciplines. Prior knowledge of German is not a prerequisite.

Application Deadline: October 15 (annually) – for U.S. applicants
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About Mary Byerley

Mary Byerley works for the School of Management in the Office of Academic and Career Services. She has been with George Mason University for 15 years.

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