Call for applications - Academy Robert Bosch Fellowships (Russia and Eurasia) at Chatham House


Deadline:  29 April 2018
Open to: citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine
Benefits: a monthly stipend of approximately £2,340.  Modest provision is made for the costs of relocation, fieldwork, and possible publication costs.

Description

Chatham House is pleased to invite applicants for the Academy Robert Bosch Fellowship (Russia and Eurasia) in the Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs. 

The Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs was formally launched by the patron of Chatham House, Her Majesty The Queen, on 18 November 2014. It offers potential leaders from around the world the opportunity to get involved and contribute to the work which Chatham House does. Academy fellows are drawn from government and the broader policy community, the private sector, media and civil society. During their time at the Academy, fellows deepen their understanding of critical issues, learn new skills, develop their networks, and propose new ideas and solutions to complex policy challenges and opportunities. The Academy welcomes approximately 10-15 fellows per year from across the world.

Eligibility

In order to be considered eligible to apply, you must fulfill all of the following criteria:

  • The fellowship is open to citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine.
  • Applications will also be accepted from applicants holding dual nationality which includes one of these countries.
  • It is required that the applicant holds a completed BA degree or equivalent, Masters degree with an international focus is preferred.
  • The fellowship is aimed at candidates at the mid-stage of their career and who come from academia, NGOs, business, government departments, civil society or the media. They should possess knowledge of, and an interest in, one of the policy-related challenges laid out in the research topics in ‘Research Topics.’

Benefits

The fellow will receive a monthly stipend of approximately £2,340.  Modest provision is made for the costs of relocation, fieldwork, and possible publication costs.

Fellowship structure

A fellow’s time will be split between three key areas: 

  • Completing a personal research project of the fellow's own design undertaken with the guidance of a Chatham House expert, (approximately 50%).
  • Contributing to the ongoing research activities of their host research team and other Chatham House teams as appropriate (approximately 20%).
  • Participation in the Academy’s Leadership Programme (approximately 30%). The Leadership Programme is a key part of the Academy fellowships. It provides fellows with the opportunity to develop their knowledge, skills, network and self-awareness, which they can then draw upon in their future careers as effective leaders in their field. 

Application

The next call for applications opens on 12 March 2018. The deadline for applications is midnight (BST) Sunday 29 April 2018. The fellowship is for a 10-month term from mid-September 2018 to mid-July 2019.

The fellow will be based full-time at Chatham House, London.

In order to apply, register HERE.

Should you have any further queries please contact us at academy@chathamhouse.org.

The official web-page.