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Fully Funded Marion Dönhoff Fellowship in Germany

Fully Funded Marion Dönhoff 2019 Fellowship in Germany

Fully Funded
Country: Germany
City: Greifswald
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Marion Dönhoff kept pointing at the negative sides of capitalism, the unlimited pursuit of growth. Additionally, Cooperation with Germany’s eastern neighbors and the promotion of young people were of great importance to her as well. The Marion Dönhoff Foundation, therefore, funds a fellowship programme of the Michael Succow Foundation. Also, The Marion Dönhoff Grant supports open and critical debates in the areas of environmental journalism, political ecology and sustainable development. Moreover, It sponsors persons and organizations involved in these areas in former Soviet countries. In the spirit of Marion Dönhoff the aim is to strengthen proactive behavior and individuals’ awareness to be jointly responsible for the common welfare.

Programme Goals:

  • Promoting the critical analysis and debate about issues relevant for sustainability and the environment.
  • Supporting a critical East-Western dialogue on environment and sustainability.
  • Fostering the media debate on these issues.
  • Supporting regional and international networks.


Applications can be handed in by email each year before the 1st of July and 1st of January.  They should comprise the following documents:

  • Letter of motivation (one page)
  • Project description of the issue to be analyzed (up to three pages)
  • CV
  • Proof of language skills
  • Copy/scan of passport


  • Firstly, The programme is a fellowship for post-graduates with professional experience and activists of civil society networks and groups.
  • The target region is post-soviet states, including the South Caucasus and Central Asia.
  • Nevertheless, The fellows are supposed to work on a subject of their own choice according to the programme goals, supported by the Michael Succow Foundation.
  • The applicant’s age: between 25 and 38 years old.
  • On the other hand,  cases and given outstanding qualifications, applications in the Russian language can be accepted too.
  • Also, Good language skills in English or German

Criteria for allocation

Further, The programme is a fellowship for post-graduates with professional experience and activists of civil society networks and groups in the fields of political ecology and  Also, environmental journalism or sustainable development.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Open toAll
OrganizerMichael Succow Foundation
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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