The Dr. Guido Goldman Fellowship for the Study of German and European Economic and International Affairs supports promising American academics whose research bears special significance for German economic and international policy within the wider European context.
The fellowship was established in 2003 to honor political scientist and longtime ACG Board Member Guido Goldman, Director of German Studies at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University and former Co-Chairman of the Board of the German Marshall Fund of the United States. Dr. Goldman has devoted his career to the study of economics and foreign relations as they apply to transatlantic affairs.
The Dr. Guido Goldman Fellowship covers the cost of preapproved international and intercity travel and provides a per diem stipend of $200 for up to 28 days in Germany. Fellows are required to develop research itineraries in consultation with the American Council on Germany. Following the completion of the trip, fellows submit a report summarizing their findings. Fellowship must be taken within one calendar year of receipt of the award.
Applications are reviewed by a selection committee organized by the American Council on Germany and are evaluated on the based on: the contribution the project will make to an understanding of the economics and foreign relations of Germany, Europe, and North America; the feasibility of the proposed project; the training of the applicant; and the scholarly potential of the applicant.
Candidates for the Goldman Fellowship program must demonstrate that they:
- Are 45 years of age or younger at the time of the application deadline;
- Are a U.S. citizen residing in the United States;
- Must be pursuing or have completed a Ph.D.;
- Have a sincere commitment to furthering the transatlantic relationship.
Application Deadline: Wednesday, July 1, 2015