Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program

Degree Level: Graduate

Field of Study: Social Sci., Business, Law, Education

Location: International

Duration: One year

Deadlines: October. Please check website below for the specific date.


The Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program is a distinguishedtransatlantic initiative that each year offers twenty accomplished young Americans the opportunity to complete a high-level professional development program in Germany. Over the course of a nine-month program, Bosch Fellows complete two work phases at leading German institutions, both customized to each fellow’s professional expertise, and attend three seminars with key decision-makersfrom the public and private sectors, taking place across Europe. Fellows are recruited from business administration, journalism, law, public policy andclosely related fields. No German language skills are required at the time ofapplication.

The program is fully funded by Robert Bosch Stiftung, one of the largest foundations in Germany, with the goal of creating a new generation ofAmerican leaders who have firsthand experience in the political, economic andcultural environment of Germany and the E.U.  

Award Details

Amount: EUR2,000/month, health insurance, travel allowance, language training, three seminars, financial support for accompanying spouse and children

Duration: 9months

Location: Germany

Fields of Study:Business, journalism, law, and public policy, or closely related field.

Additional Qualifications: Master’s or at least two years’ work experience needed. No German language skills arerequired at time of application. Must be 23-34 years old at the application deadline.