The Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program
CDS International, Inc.
Last Date: October 15, 2011
THE ROBERT BOSCH FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
The Robert Bosch Foundation and Cultural Vistas (formerly AIPT-CDS) invite US
professionals to apply for the 2012-2013
Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program. Twenty Bosch Fellows will
complete a nine-month professional development program consisting of two
high-level work phases in major German institutions and three seminars
- High-level work
experience in German institutions including the federal government and
parliament, 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
- EUR 2,000 monthly
stipend and compensation package including health, accident and liability
insurance and coverage of transatlantic and program-related travel costs;
additional funding is available for families
- Intensive German
language training provided as needed in US and Germany up to seven months prior
to program start in September 2012. No German language skills required at time
- Incredible networking
opportunities with over 460
Robert Bosch Fellowship Alumni.
Candidates should be US
citizens between the ages of 23 and 34 with 2+ years of relevant work experience
in their proposed field of work they wish to pursue in Germany. Candidates
should have a graduate degree completed or in progress in the following fields:
business administration, journalism, law, public policy and related fields.
Applicants without graduate degrees are can apply provided they have several
years (ca. 5) of relevant work experience in their respective field.
The application deadline is October 15, 2011.
For further information and to access the online application, please visit our
-Official transcript of graduate studies (or of undergraduate if applicant has
no graduate level transcript)
-A personal statement (850 words – approx. 1 ½ pages single spaced) describing
their interest in transatlantic relations, short- and long-term career plans,
and objectives for the proposed stay in Germany. It is essential to describe the
experience the applicant hopes to acquire in the work phases and seminars of the
Bosch program, researching and proposing institutions and/or companies for both
work phases (public and private sectors).
-2 letters of recommendation
For more information about the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program or
application process please contact:
Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program
440 Park Avenue South, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10016
Tel. (212) 497-3527
Fax. (212) 497-3586