Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation: Georg Forster Research Fellowship for Experienced ResearchersLocation: Location: Germany | Workplace: On site

The grant is intended to support highly-qualified scientists and scholars of all disciplines. Candidates are experienced researchers who completed their doctorates less than 12 years ago. The fellowship allows them to conduct their own long-term research project (6 to 18 months) in cooperation with an academic host of their own choice at a research institution in Germany.

Candidates are expected to have their own, clearly defined research profile. The issues treated in the research project must be of high relevance to the continued development of the applicant's country or region of origin.The fellowship is worth 3,170 EUR per month. The amount includes a mobility lump sum and payments towards health- and liability insurances + additional benefits (see website). All application forms and further information on the application procedure can be found here. Applications can be submitted at any time. The Selection Committee responsible for reviewing applications to this programme meets every February, June and October.