Fifteen Fabulous Foreign Fellowships

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20005
888-JAPAN-FMF

http://www.iie.org/pgms/fmf

Created by the Japanese government to offer American educators an opportunity to work and study in its society.
Eligibility: Must be a full-time teacher or administrator at the primary or secondary level (grades 1-12), U.S. citizen, and reside in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia. Must have less than a month or no prior experience in Japan.
Stipend: An award covering all travel expenses
Location: Japan
Duration: Three weeks
Deadline: January 11 for both spring and fall terms

FINANCIAL SERVICES
City Fellowships in Financial Services
Attn: Dr. Ray Raymond, Executive Director
British Consulate-General
845 Third Ave.
New York, NY 10022
212-745-0252
The British Consulate-General in New York and the City Fellowships Committee have established this program to offer practical experience in financial services to young American minority professionals.
Eligibility: Open to U.S. citizens who are ethnic minorities. Must have a first degree (preferably but not necessarily business studies or economics) and a minimum of two years’ practical experience in the financial services industry. Candidates with an MBA and at least one year’s experience may also apply.
Stipend: Amount to cover the basic expenses of travel and overseas residence. When possible, it will be commensurate with U.S. salary.
Location: London
Duration: One year
Deadline: Mid-April

GENERAL RESEARCH
Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowships
U.S. Liaison Office
1055 Thomas Jefferson St. NW, Suite 2030
Washington, D.C. 20007
202-296-2990
E-mail: www.avh.de
This fellowship allows highly qualified scholars in any academic field to conduct research in Germany.
Eligibility: Must possess a doctoral degree or its equivalent. Must be under 40 and have a good command of the English or German language.
Stipend: DM 3,400 ($2,000) to DM 4,200 ($2,500) a month, depending on postdoctoral experience
Location: Germany
Duration: Six to 12 months
Deadline: End of October, beginning of November

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Institute of Current World Affairs Fellowships
Attn: Peter B. Martin
Institute of Current World Affairs
4 West Wheelock St.
Hanover, NH 03755
603-643-5548

http://www.icwa.org/

Established to provide individuals the opportunity to develop an understanding of an issue, country or region outside the U.S. through self-designed independent study.
Eligibility: Anyone under 36 with a good command of the English language. Must have completed the current phase of their education before they apply.
Stipend: Full financial support for fellows and family for desired research project
Location: Varies. Applicants may choose a country anywhere outside of the U.S.
Duration: Minimum of two years
Deadline: April 1 for June decision; September 1 for December decision

American Research Center in Egypt
Attn: Terry Walz, Ph.D., Executive Director
30 East 20th St., Suite 401
New York, NY 10003
212-529-6661

http://www.arce.org

This program seeks to promote U.S.-Egypt relations by offering researchers the opportunity to formulate a more profound knowledge of Egypt through scholarly research.
Eligibility: Ph.D. candidates in all but the dissertation phase and postdoctoral scholars.
Stipend: $1,150 – $3,325, depending on academic standing and number of dependents
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Duration: Three to 12 months from October 1-September 30.
Deadline: October 1

JOURNALISM
Pew Fellowships in International Journalism
Attn: Program Director
1619 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
202-663-7761

http://www.pewfellowships.org

Provides journalists the opportunity to study international affairs at Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C., and travel overseas to a country of their choice.
Eligibility: Any U.S. journalist (e.g., newspapers, magazines, wire services, radio, television, online news organizations and freelancers) with at least three years of

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