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Racheal Carson Center Fellowship Program 2020

Rachel Carson Center Fellowship Program 2020

Fully Funded
Country: Germany
City: Munich
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The applications for the Rachel Carson Center Fellowship Program have opened. The Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society invites applications for its 2020–21 cohort of postdoctoral and senior fellows. The RCC’s fellowship program is designed to bring together excellent scholars from a variety of countries and disciplines who are working in the field of environment and society. In this application round, the RCC is offering thematic fellowships (four to twelve months) on the following topics


In this application round, the RCC is offering thematic fellowships (four to twelve months) on the following topics

  • Extinction
  • Future
  • Open(No specific theme)


The interested candidates must meet the following requirements to participate in the Rachel Carson Center Fellowship Program

  • They must commit to a stay of between four and twelve months
  • Fellowships may begin on the following three dates:
    •  September  1st, 2020
    •  January 1st, 2021
    • May 1st, 2021
  • Also, fellows (with the exception of outreach fellows) must have completed a doctoral degree (including final defense) by 31 January 2020
  • Additionally, the applicants who reside in the greater Munich area will not be considered. However, applications for fellowships that are based on collaborative projects with scholars in Munich are considered.

Fellowship Awards

  • Fellowships will be granted for a period of four to twelve months. (applicants should indicate their preferred duration in their application).
  • In addition to that, the RCC will pay for a teaching replacement of the successful candidate at their home institution; alternatively, it will pay a stipend directly to the fellow that is commensurate with their experience, current employment, and funding guidelines.
  • Furthermore, travel to and from Munich will be covered by the RCC.

Application Requirements

The application of the “Rachel Carson center Fellowship Program” should include the following:

  • Cover letter (750 words maximum)
  • Curriculum vitae (3 pages maximum)
  • Along with that, project description (1,000 words maximum), including the project’s relation to one of the two thematic clusters
  • Also, the research schedule for the fellowship period (300 words maximum), including the preferred length of stay
  • Furthermore, names and contact information of three scholars as referees; these scholars should be people who know the applicants and their works well.

For more details, visit the official website.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline31 January,2020
Open toScholars
OrganizerLMU Munich
Contact the organizerhttps://www.en.uni-muenchen.de/index.html



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