Friedman-Kline-Foundation-FellowshipsIn order to support our students who plan to enroll in study-abroad activities during the summer, the German Department is pleased to award several Friedman-Kline Foundation Fellowships:
- THE NORTHWESTERN-HUMBOLDT SUMMER IN BERLIN FELLOWSHIPS
- For students enrolled in the Berlin: Global City in the Center of Europe Summer Study Abroad Program.
- SUMMER STUDY ABROAD FELLOWSHIPS
- For students enrolled in any accredited Summer Study Abroad Program in Germany, Austria, or Switzerland.
- SUMMER INTERNSHIP FELLOWSHIPS
- For students accepted into a Summer Internship Program in Germany, Austria, or Switzerland.
Each program should be at least 6 weeks long and should contain some language study at the level most appropriate to each student. Preference will be given to students with serious plans to continue studying German at Northwestern upon return from their study abroad activity.
Scholarships range from $1000-$2000 and can be used to support anything from travel expenses to housing and tuition. The online FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION is now open. Please use the link below. The deadline for applying is March 20, 2021 and the anticipated notification of recipients is March 31, 2021. Students with questions should speak directly with our Director of Undergraduate Studies or Study Abroad Advisor in German to find out whether a planned project would be appropriate for a fellowship.
Application Guidelines and Instructions
The online application will ask for the following information:
- A short description of the programs which this scholarship will support. (Dates, university, or organization providing internship, city, type of program)
- A description of why you are participating in a language program or internship and how it relates to your academic plans at Northwestern and it will prepare you for post-Northwestern activities.
- A summary of how you intend to continue your studies of German after completing this summer project.
- A CV or résumé - we encourage you to tailor this to match your language and career goals as described in your proposal.
- A budget for the project including airfare, tuition, transportation to
programsite, housing, meals, insurance, visas andinstructional materials
- A copy of an official Northwestern academic transcript.
- A letter of recommendation from one of your instructors. Please have the letter emailed to Professor John Paluch (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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