Chatham House Robert Bosch Stiftung Academy Fellowship 2019 for Africans (Funded)
Deadline: April 28, 2019
Chatham House is pleased to invite applicants for the Robert Bosch Stiftung Academy Fellowship (Central & Eastern Europe and Africa) in the Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs. The fellowship is for a 10-month term from mid-September 2019 to mid-July 2020.
The fellow will be based full-time at Chatham House, London for the initial months and final months of the fellowship. For an intervening period of three months the fellow will be based full-time at the Institute of International Relations Prague (IIR).
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.
This year, fellows will be hosted by the Europe Programme at Chatham House. During the fellowship, the fellow will conduct a research project of their own design which falls within the research topic: Transition experiences and developments in relations between Central and Eastern Europe and sub-Saharan Africa.
- The fellow will receive a monthly stipend of approximately £2,295;
- Modest provision is made for the costs of relocation, fieldwork, and possible publication costs.
- Open to citizens of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa comprising of Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, DRC, Republic of Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
- Applications will also 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, the policy challenges related to global governance
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