Join Ruth Conkling, Program Officer at Cultural Vistas, for an information session on the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship in Germany and the Alfa Fellowship in Russia!
The Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program is a distinguished transatlantic initiative that sends 15 accomplished Americans on a six- or nine-month professional development program in Germany. The program is comprised of three main components: customized work placements, professional seminars, and German language training. Bosch Fellows work as consultants in their field of expertise at leading public or private institutions in Germany. Benefits include a monthly stipend, all program-related travel costs, insurance, and German language training as needed. Additional funds are available for Fellows’ spouses and children. Fellows are competitively chosen from the fields of business administration, cultural management, journalism, law, non-profit, public policy, and urban planning. Knowledge of German is not required at the time of application. The annual application deadline is November 1. For more information, please visit: www.culturalvistas.org/bosch.
The Alfa Fellowship Program is a high-level professional development program placing accomplished American, British and German citizens in work assignments at leading organizations in Russia in the fields of business, economics, journalism, law, public policy, and related areas. Key goals of the Alfa Fellowship Program are to expand networks of American, British, German and Russian professionals, develop greater intercultural understanding, and advance relations between these countries. The program includes language training, seminar and lecture series, and extended professional experience. Fellows receive a generous monthly stipend, all program related-travel costs, free housing, and insurance. Russian language proficiency is preferred though not required at the time of application. The annual application deadline is December 1. For more information, please visit: www.culturalvistas.org/alfa.