EPIP-NY Steering Committee member, Katja Kurz, recently wrote to us to share a number of fellowship opportunities offered by her employer, Cultural Vistas. These fellowships are a great opportunity for folks looking to expand their work in an international setting.
Alfa Fellowship: This is a fully funded program sending young U.S. professionals on 11-month work assignments at leading organizations in Moscow, Russia. Applicants must have at least two years of work experience in their fields and must have demonstrated leadership potential. Aside from generous funding, the program also includes one-on-one intensive Russian language training, a prestigious seminar series, and thematic excursions throughout the region. Housing in Moscow is provided, and accompanying spouses and children are welcome. Applicants must be 35 years old or younger. Apply by December 1st for the 2014 program: www.culturalvistas.org/alfa
Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship: A fully funded program sending mid-career U.S. professionals with a graduate degree and at least 5 years of full-time work experience in their fields on 6 or 9-month assignments at leading organizations in Germany. Aside from generous funding, the program includes one-on-one intensive German language training, a series of high-level seminars across the EU, as well as a living stipend for accompanying spouses and children. Applicants must be 40 years old or younger. Apply by November 1st for the 2014 program: www.culturalvistas.org/bosch