The foundation sponsors a fellowship program that enables young American professionals to participate in an intensive work and study program in Germany. Candidates are competitively chosen from the fields of business administration, economics, journalism and mass communications, law, political science and public affairs/public policy.
US citizen between the ages of 23 and 34. A graduate degree and professional experience. For applicants without a graduate degree, they must demonstrate extensive professional experience. Active participation in community and/or public affairs. Demonstrated knowledge of the German language. For those candidates who lack sufficient language skills, the Foundation will fund required language classes in the US and Germany prior to entering the program.