The 2017 German Chancellor Fellowship for Tomorrow’s Leaders, sponsored by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is targeted at university graduates from Brazil, China, India, Russia and the USA, who have already acquired initial leadership experience and are interested in spending a year working on research-based, self-developed projects with a host of their choice in Germany, under the patronage of the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany. Participants must have received a Bachelor’s degree within twelve years of the program start date. 

Deadline information: Applications opened on March 15 and will close on September 15. Due to the time-intensive nature of the application, students are encouraged to begin securing host affiliations as early as possible. 

Click here to apply and learn more!

Additional Resources

·         Application timeline

·         FAQ

·         Advice on finding a host

·         US Alumni Profiles By Field and Year

If you still have questions or would like additional information on fellowship opportunities, feel free to contact one of our US-based team members at!