Due Date: July 1, 2019

Applications are open for the Marion Dönhoff Fellowship at the Michael Succow Structure 2019 The fellowship produces a distinct opportunity for post-graduate research study on ecological concerns concentrating on the area of post-soviet states. With this fellowship 2 prominent structures make a collaboration for an ecologically mindful, accountable and proactive youth.

The Marion Dönhoff Structure funds a fellowship program of the Michael Succow Structure: The Marion Dönhoff Grant supports open and crucial disputes in the locations of ecological journalism, political ecology and sustainable advancement. It sponsors individuals and organisations associated with these locations in previous Soviet nations. In the spirit of Marion Dönhoff the objective is to enhance proactive behaviour and people’ awareness to be collectively accountable for typical well-being.

Program Objectives

  • Promoting the crucial analysis and dispute about concerns pertinent for sustainability and the environment
  • Supporting a crucial East-Western discussion on environment and sustainability
  • Cultivating the media dispute on these concerns
  • Supporting local and global networks


  • The fellowship funds a research study and work see in Germany for as much as 5 months. Approximately 4 individuals a year are qualified to get the grant.


  • Open to post-graduates with expert experience and activists of civil society networks and groups in the fields of political ecology, ecological journalism or sustainable advancement;-LRB- ***************).
  • The fellowship can just be granted to appropriate prospects who originate from post-soviet states;-LRB- ***************).
  • The candidates must be in between 25 and 38 years of ages;-LRB- ***************).
  • Excellent language abilities in English or German ( composed and spoken) are needed. In remarkable cases and provided impressive credentials, applications in Russian language can be accepted;-LRB- ***************).
  • Qualified native lands of candidates are: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Russia, Moldova, Ukraine, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia.


Applications can be handed in by e-mail each year prior to 1st of July and 1st of January. They must consist of the following files:

  • Letter of inspiration (one page)
  • Job description of concern to be evaluated (as much as 3 pages)
  • CV
  • Evidence of language abilities
  • Copy/scan of passport

Contact: Sophie Hirschelmann by means of [email protected]

For additional information, see Marion Dönhoff Fellowship

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