02-06-2018

Apply now for the Leadership Fellowship 2018 of German Marshall Fund

The German Marshall Fund is now accepting applications and nominations for the next cohort of Marshall Memorial Fellows, which will travel in the fall of 2018 and the spring of 2019. If you would like to apply yourself or nominate another leader, don’t miss this unique opportunity!

 

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Organization/Company: The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) strengthens transatlantic cooperation on regional, national, and global challenges and opportunities in the spirit of the Marshall Plan. GMF contributes research and analysis and convenes leaders on transatlantic issues relevant to policymakers. GMF offers rising leaders opportunities to develop their skills and networks through transatlantic exchange, and supports civil society in the Balkans and Black Sea regions by fostering democratic initiatives, rule of law, and regional cooperation. Founded in 1972 as a non-partisan, nonprofit organization through a gift from Germany as a permanent memorial to Marshall Plan assistance, GMF maintains a strong presence on both sides of the Atlantic. In addition to its headquarters in Washington, DC

 

Duty Station: United States

 

Open To: All citizens of a participating country (Candidates must be citizens of one of the following countries: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Luxembourg, Moldova, Macedonia, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, or the United States) meeting the requirements

 

Timeframe: fall of 2018 and the spring of 2019

 

Deadline: September 27, 2018

 

Job description: The Marshall Memorial Fellowship (MMF) is GMF’s flagship leadership development program. Created in 1982 to introduce a new generation of European leaders to the United States, it now prepares leaders from both sides of the Atlantic for transatlantic relations. The program relies on 6 months of distance learning and 24 days of first-hand experience to facilitate knowledge and network development for effective transatlantic engagement. GMF awards 75 Marshall Memorial Fellowships each year to candidates from all sectors, including business, government and civil society. The German Marshall Fund is now accepting applications and nominations for the next cohort of Marshall Memorial Fellows, which will travel in the fall of 2018 and the spring of 2019. Using a method perfected over more than 30 years of implementation, the Marshall Memorial Fellowship provides an intense learning and networking experience of benefit to those working on issues of shared concern for communities on both sides of the Atlantic

 

Qualifications: To become a Marshall Memorial Fellow, a candidate must meet the following eligibility criteria:

- Minimum of six years of proven leadership experience with significant accomplishment in business, civil society, politics, or media

- Be a citizen of a participating country (Candidates must be citizens of one of the following countries: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Luxembourg, Moldova, Macedonia, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, or the United States)

- Be available for six months of distance learning, 24 days of travel exchange, and active alumni engagement upon completion of the fellowship

- Have not resided or worked for an extensive period of time on the other side of the Atlantic in the last three years (participation in an academic exchange program does not disqualify an applicant)

- Speak English proficiently

- Possess a passport valid at least six months beyond the assigned fellowship dates

- Candidates cannot be a candidate's family member, a Marshall Memorial Fellowship selection committee member, host or selection partners, or the German Marshall Fund’s staff member

- A profound sense of integrity

- A commitment to democracy and diversity across markers including profession, gender, race, and ethnicity

- A desire to effect real and sustainable change through creativity and innovation

- Proven ability to apply knowledge and leverage networks

- An ability to become a steward of the transatlantic agenda

 

Wage/Fees:  GMF invests approximately $25,000 in each fellow. Fellows meet this investment by covering their registration fee upon acceptance into the program of $800 for Americans and $600 for Europeans, and out of pocket expenses during the program of $1,500, on average. A fee waiver is available to those individuals who demonstrate a clear financial need and inability to cost share this way

 

Application process: The application includes a form, short answer questions, three essay questions, a resume/CV, and two letters of recommendation, and the nomination form. Candidates should not ask for a letter of recommendation from their nominator or a family member, and applicants should not submit letters of recommendations for other applicants. Upon review of applications, the strongest candidates will be invited to an interview with a selection committee. All interviews are conducted in person and in English. Interview dates and locations will be provided to applicants as early as possible, and candidates are expected to hold this date and make themselves available for interviews. All applicants will be notified of the result of their application by email by April 2018. Please direct all questions This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Useful links:

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Contact information: The German Marshall Fund HQ

1744 R Street NW

Washington, DC 20009, United States

Tel: +1 202-683-2650

Fax: +1 202-265-1662

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edited by  Giorgia Maddalon

 

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