July 23, 2024

Call for Applications: The German Marshall Fund of the United States - Rethink.CEE Fellowship/ DDL: the 28th of February 2019

The German Marshall Fund of the United States has launched recently a new fellowship program that supports next-generation policy experts and civil society practitioners from Central and Eastern Europe.


Eligibility Criteria:

  • Young policy experts and/or civic activists from Central Europe, the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership countries (more specifically: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine);
  • Maximum age: 35 years;
  • Proven track record of policy analysis and/or civil society engagement at national, regional or international levels, in a think tank, university, business, a governmental institution, or nongovernmental organization;
  • Concrete projects for innovative policy research and/or effective civil society engagement that address the current and coming challenges for Central and Eastern Europe. Priority will be given to projects that have regional reach and applicability;
  • Commitment to produce a quality policy publication as the main output of the fellowship.

The fellowships offers:

  • A year-long non-resident fellowship;
  • Affiliation with The German Marshall Fund of the United States, a premier transatlantic think tank;
  • Access to the GMF network of policy and civil society professionals as well as individual support by GMF peers;
  • Two workshops on policy research and writing at the early and mid stages of the fellowship;
  • Possibility of short-term stays at GMF offices, subject to research theme and availability;
  • Professional publication, presentation, and distribution of a research paper;
  • Full coverage of travel, board, and lodging for the purposes of the fellowship;
  • A stipend of $4,500 for the entire fellowship.

Applications must contain a letter of intent, CV, a recent publication (policy paper, article) in English.


The deadline for submitting applications is the 28th of February 2019.


More information is available online at: http://www.gmfus.org/initiatives/rethinkcee-fellowship-call-applications?fbclid=IwAR1PjSbsiJOmeQV445o4u5MsIep-gM_toUT602pljq9sD_9-RoYb0SLqFTs .

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