Harry & Helen Gray /AICGS Fellowship for Germany and Japan Reconciliation

Applicants are now invited to apply the Harry & Helen Gray /AICGS Fellowship. This program is specially open to candidates from Germany or other European countries. Those coming from Japan, China or the Republic of Korea under certain condition also eligible. Selected fellows will spend six in the U.S.A doing research on reconciliation themes concerning Germany and Japan. A range of interesting benefits will be given to fellows. To apply, all entries must be received no later than April 30, 2018.

Scholarship Description
The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) is pleased announce the Harry & Helen Gray/AICGS Reconciliation Fellowship Program. This fellowship is  funded by the Harry & Helen Gray Culture and Politics Program and directed by Dr. Lily Gardner Feldman, is designed to bring two scholars or practitioners working on reconciliation themes concerning Germany and Japan to AICGS for a research stay of six weeks.

Award Value
The fellowship includes a stipend of $4,500, transportation to and from Washington, research expenses, and office space at the Institute.

Level and Area of Studies
Research or non-degree program on reconciliation themes concerning Germany and Japan.

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria
To be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants should be no older than 40 years at the time of application.
  • The fellowship is open to practitioners or to PhD candidates and post-doctoral fellows.
  • Application materials MUST be received by AICGS by the deadline in order to be considered for fellowships in the specified period.
  • Applicants should be citizens of the specific countries below.

Applicants’ Nationality
Applicants must be citizens of Germany or of other European countries; citizens of Japan, China, or the Republic of Korea working on German or Japanese international reconciliation.

Application Instruction
To apply, all applicants are expected to provide all of the following documents:

  • a brief cover letter, indicating your citizenship and how you’ve heard the fellowship);
  • a curriculum vitae;
  • a project proposal (5-7 pages, double-spaced);
  • two recent letters of reference (professional or academic references).

Submission Deadline
April 30, 2018.

Website and Application Link