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Chatham House Academy Robert Bosch Fellowship 2017 for Young African Scientist (£2,600 Monthly Stipend)
Application Deadline: 31 May 2017
Chatham House and the Robert Bosch Stiftung are inviting applications for the Academy Robert Bosch Fellowship in the Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs. The fellowship is open to a young African scientist (citizens of Angola, Ethiopia, Mozambique or Tanzania) with a focus on transition processes and developments in relations between Central Europe and sub-Saharan Africa.
The fellowship is for a 9-month term from mid-September 2017 to mid-June 2018
Where will I be based?
The fellow will be based full-time at Chatham House, London for the initial three months and final three months of the fellowship. For the intervening three months the fellow will be based full-time at a research institute in Prague.
The fellowship is open to citizens of Angola, Ethiopia, Mozambique and Tanzania.
Applications will be accepted from applicants holding dual nationality which includes one of these countries.
It is required that the applicant holds a completed BA degree or equivalent, Masters degree with an international focus is preferred.
The fellowship is aimed at candidates at the mid-stage of their career and who come from academia, NGOs, business, government departments, civil society or the media. They should possess knowledge of, and an interest in, one of the policy-related challenges laid out in the research topics in ‘Research Topics.’
Remuneration and benefits
- The fellow will receive a monthly stipend of approximately £2,600.
- Modest provision is made for the costs of relocation, fieldwork, and possible publication costs.
A fellow’s time will be split between three key areas:
- Completing a personal research project of the fellow’s own design undertaken with the guidance of a Chatham House expert, (approximately 50%).
- Contributing to the ongoing research activities of their host research team and other Chatham House teams as appropriate (approximately 20%).
- Participation in the Academy’s Leadership Programme (approximately 30%). The Leadership Programme is a key part of the Academy fellowships. It provides fellows with the opportunity to develop their knowledge, skills, network and self-awareness, which they can then draw upon in their future careers as effective leaders in their field.
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