Call for Applications: Carl Duisburg Fellowship for Future German Transatlanticists

The American Council on Germany (ACG), an independent, nonpartisan nonprofit organization and the leading U.S.-based forum for strengthening German-American relations, is calling for applications for their “Carl Duisburg Fellowship for Future German Transatlanticists”. The Council examines German-American relations on three levels: the bilateral relationship, the ties between Europe and the United States, and how the transatlantic partnership can meet global challenges.

The Fellowship will offer young German professionals the opportunity to spend three months working with the ACG in New York City, while learning about the importance of the transatlantic relationship with the goal of helping ensure the relationship endures for future generations.

Tasks will include:

  • Contributing to the organization’s regular program activities while conducting research on topics related to the mission of the ACG and the German-American partnership
  • Producing publishable materials such as a research paper, a website, a video, etc., which must be coordinated and approved by the ACG in advance (Fellows may be asked to present their findings at an ACG event in New York or Washington, DC.)
  • Using social media to convey positive stories about the German-American relationship to friends, family, and professional networks back at home in Germany
  • Holding a minimum of two information sessions and writing an op-ed submission upon return to Germany

Fellows will receive a $6,000 stipend, which covers transatlantic airfare and domestic travel, as well as room and board, for 3 months.  The fellowship will begin in July (start date will be flexible according to candidate’s schedule and availability).

The application deadline is March 1, 2019. Information on application requirements and eligibility can be found on the organization's website.