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Einstein Fellowship 2019


The Einstein Forum and the Daimler and Benz Foundation are offering a fellowship for outstanding young thinkers who wish to pursue a project in a different field from that of their previous research. The purpose of the fellowship is to support those who, in addition to producing superb work in their area of specialization, are also open to other, interdisciplinary approaches – following the example set by Albert Einstein. Call for Applications Applications should be submitted by mail to: / Bewerbungen sind zu richten an: Prof. Dr. Susan Neiman Einstein Forum Am Neuen Markt 7 14467 Potsdam Germany Or by email to: fellowship@einsteinforum.de For more information, call or fax the Einstein Forum at: phone: +49-331-271780 fax: +49-331-2717827

Sponsor: Einstein Forum

Award Restrictions

Applicants for this award must meet the following criteria:

Field Of Study ListTechnology, Sociology, Science, Physics, Philosophy, Performing Arts, Nutrition, Medicine, Library and Information Science, Journalism, Health and Physical Education, Graphic Design, Geology, Geography, Fine Arts, Dance, Criminal & Forensic Science, Broadcasting, Public Relations, Hospitality, Computer Animation, Show Production, Recording Arts, Web Design & Development, Game Design & Development, Digital Arts & Design, Accounting, Applied Science, Chemistry, Political Science, Liberal Arts/Humanities, Languages/Linguistics, History, Economics, Culinary Arts, Creative Writing, Finance, Agriculture, Dental/Orthodontics, Film/Motion Picture, Travel/Tourism, Music, Nursing, Theology and Religious Studies, Construction Trades, Transportation/Logistics, Aviation, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Sustainable Development, Other, Public Administration, Psychology, Mathematics, Marketing, Law & Legal Studies, Health Professions, Fashion, ESL & English Language, English Literature, Engineering, Education, Cultural Studies, Computer & Information Systems, Communications, Business/Management, Biology/Life Sciences and Architecture & Design
Nationality RequiredKosovo, South Sudan, Aland Islands, Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Zaire, Yugoslavia, Yemen, World, Western Samoa, Western Sahara, West Bank, Wallis and Futuna, Wake Island, Virgin Islands (US), Virgin Islands (UK), Virgin Islands, Vietnam, Venezuela, Vanuatu, Uzbekistan, Uruguay, United States Minor Outlying Islands, United States, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, Uganda, Tuvalu, Turks and Caicos Islands, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Tunisia, Tromelin Island, Trinidad and Tobago, Tonga, Tokelau, Togo, Thailand, Tanzania, Tajikistan, Taiwan, Syria, Switzerland, Sweden, Swaziland, Svalbard, Suriname, Sudan, Sri Lanka, Spratly Islands, Spain, South Sandwich Islands, South Africa, Somalia, Solomon Islands, Slovenia, Slovakia, Singapore, Sierra Leone, Seychelles, Serbia and Montenegro, Serbia, Senegal, Saudi Arabia, Sao Tome and Principe, San Marino, Samoa, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Helena, Rwanda, Russia, Romania, Reunion, Qatar, Puerto Rico, Portugal, Poland, Pitcairn Islands, Philippines, Peru, Paraguay, Paracel Islands, Papua New Guinea, Panama, Palmyra Atoll, Palau, Pakistan, Oman, Norway, Northern Mariana Islands, Norfolk Island, Niue, Nigeria, Niger, Nicaragua, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Netherlands Antilles, Netherlands, Nepal, Navassa Island, Nauru, Namibia, Myanmar, Mozambique, Morocco, Montserrat, Montenegro, Mongolia, Monaco, Moldova, Miscellaneous (French), Midway Islands, Micronesia, Federated States of, Mexico, Mayotte, Mauritius, Mauritania, Martinique, Marshall Islands, Man, Isle of, Malta, Mali, Maldives, Malaysia, Malawi, Madagascar, Macedonia, Macao, Luxembourg, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Libya, Liberia, Lesotho, Lebanon, Latvia, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, Kuwait, Korea, South, Korea, North, Kiribati, Kingman Reef, Kenya, Kazakhstan, Juan de Nova Island, Jordan, Johnston Atoll, Jersey, Jarvis Island, Japan, Jan Mayen, Jamaica, Italy, Israel, Ireland, Iraq, Iran, Indonesia, India, Iceland, Hungary, Howland Island, Hong Kong (SAR), Honduras, Holy See (Vatican City), Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Haiti, Guyana, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Guernsey, Guatemala, Guam, Guadeloupe, Grenada, Greenland, Greece, Glorioso Islands, Gibraltar, Ghana, Germany, Georgia, Gaza Strip, The Gambia, Gabon, French Southern & Antarctic Lands, French Polynesia, French Guiana, France, Metropolitan, France, Finland, Fiji, Faroe Islands, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), Europa Island, Ethiopia, Estonia, Eritrea, Equatorial Guinea, El Salvador, Egypt, Ecuador, East Timor, Dominican Republic, Dominica, Djibouti, Denmark, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Cuba, Croatia, Cote d Ivoire, Costa Rica, Coral Sea Islands, Cook Islands, Congo, Republic of the, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Comoros, Colombia, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Clipperton Island, Christmas Island, China, Chile, Chad, Central African Republic, Cayman Islands, Cape Verde, Canada, Cameroon, Cambodia, Burundi, Burma, Burkina Faso, Bulgaria, Brunei Darussalam, British Virgin Islands, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brazil, Bouvet Island, Botswana, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bolivia, Bhutan, Bermuda, Benin, Belize, Belgium, Belarus, Bassas da India, Barbados, Bangladesh, Baker Island, Bahrain, The Bahamas, Azerbaijan, Austria, Australia, Ashmore and Cartier, Aruba, Armenia, Argentina, Antigua and Barbuda, Antarctica, Anguilla, Angola, Andorra, American Samoa, Algeria, Albania and Afghanistan
Other CriteriaCandidates must be under 35 and hold a university degree in the humanities, in the social sciences, or in the natural sciences. Applications for 2019 should include a CV, a two-page project proposal, and two letters of recommendation. All documents must be received by April 15, 2018. At the end of the fellowship period, the fellow will be expected to present his or her project in a public lecture at the Einstein Forum and at the Daimler and Benz Foundation. The Einstein Fellowship is not intended for applicants who wish to complete an academic study they have already begun. A successful application must demonstrate the quality, originality, and feasibility of the proposed project, as well as the superior intellectual development of the applicant. It is not relevant whether the applicant has begun working toward, or currently holds, a PhD. The proposed project need not be entirely completed during the time of the fellowship, but can be the beginning of a longer project. PLEASE NOTE THAT NO FELLOWSHIPS WILL BE GIVEN FOR DISSERTATION RESEARCH. THE PROPOSED PROJECT MUST BE SIGNIFICANTLY DIFFERENT IN CONTENT, AND PREFERABLY FIELD AND FORM, FROM THE APPLICANT’S PREVIOUS WORK.

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IncludesThe fellowship includes living accommodations for five to six months in the garden cottage of Einstein`s own summerhouse in Caputh, Brandenburg, only a short distance away from the universities and academic institutions of Potsdam and Berlin. The fellow will receive a stipend of EUR 10,000 and reimbursement of travel expenses.

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