ISA Scholarship Program | International Sustainability Academy Hamburg Germany

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ISA Scholarship Program | International Sustainability Academy Hamburg Germany 2021/2022

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ISA Scholarship Program | International Sustainability Academy Hamburg Germany 2021/2022

About ISA Scholarship Program

The International Sustainability Academy is a 9-month program for the support of committed people in their projects and research into the implementation of global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) to transform our world:
GOAL 1: No Poverty
GOAL 2: Zero Hunger
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
GOAL 4: Quality Education
GOAL 5: Gender Equality
GOAL 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
GOAL 10: Reduced Inequality
GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
GOAL 13: Climate Action
GOAL 14: Life Below Water
GOAL 15: Life on Land
GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
GOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

Start and Duration:

The start of the 3rd ISA program was originally planned to be March 4th, 2021 in Hamburg. Due to the current Corona pandemic the start of the third program will be postponed. Following todays information (May 2020), the program is likely to start mid May 2021 in Hamburg: 
15 May 2021 to 15 February 2022, 8 months in Hamburg and 1 month project implementation in the country* of origin.
Location: WÄLDERHAUS in Hamburg/Wilhelmsburg, Germany
Funding: The costs for accommodation in gender-mixed flat-sharing communities, the workplace, the costs for outward and return flights, the foreign health insurance and a German course are covered. In addition, each scholarship holder receives a sum of money for the research work.

*these are tentative dates subject to change according to the regulations in Germany and the overall travel situation

Selection Criteria

OVERVIEW OF THE SCHOLARSHIP 2021/22

Start and duration: The start of the 3rd ISA program was originally planned to be March 4th, 2021 in Hamburg. Due to the current Corona pandemic the start of the third program will be postponed. Following todays information (May 2020), the program is likely to start mid May 2021 in Hamburg: 
15 May 2021 to 15 February 2022, 8 months in Hamburg and 1 months project implementation in the home country*

Location: WÄLDERHAUS in Hamburg/Wilhelmsburg, Germany
Funding: The costs for accommodation in gender-mixed flat-sharing communities, the workplace, the costs for outward and return flights, the foreign health insurance and a German course are covered. In addition, each scholarship holder receives a sum of money for the research work.

Application requirements:

  • Scholarship holders must come from the countries on the DAC list
  • English knowledge of at least B1. Candidates who can proof having conducted their studies in English do not need to present a English proof test result. 
  • Have a at least secondary school degree and relevant professional experience 
  • The scholarship holders* must already be working or researching on a project in their home country that is ideally sustainable or a potential sustainable concept. What is important is a visible benefit for the home country.
  • The project must be assigned to one or more sustainability goals (SDG ́s).
  • There is no age limit for the application.

Please note that If you are selected for the second round,  you will have to upload the following application documents as PDFs. We would like to recommend that you start promptly with a detailed description of the project and its potential implementation, possibly apply for a new passport, and clarify the necessary approval from the employer!

  • Proof of training, work experience, diploma, bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or equivalent training
  • Passport copy. 
  • Letter of motivation, 1,000 characters
  • a 3-4-page curriculum vitae with date and signature, formulated in full
  • English language certificate (min. B1) (not applicable for native speakers and those who completed their higher degree in English language 
  • Detailed project description following the ISA template 
  • Authorization for a study leave (authorization from the employer)

The selection is based on the following requirements and the dimensions derived from them:

  • PROJECT IDEA AND PLANNED IMPLEMENTATION: potential impact in the home country, stakeholders for implementation in the home country, technical qualification or experience for the development and implementation of the project
  • INTELECTUAL CAPABILITIES: – Professional qualifications – English language skills, general education/open-mindedness – open-mindedness and interest / creativity
  • VALUE ORIENTATION / RESPONSIBILITY – Viewpoint and Acceptance of following a non-discrimination practice regardless of sex, country of origin, color of skin, religion, sexual identity (LGBT), disability or age  – Independent Thinking
  • GENERAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY COMMITMENT – Voluntary work taking into account artificial or scientifically oriented personal contributions
  • PERSONALITY – Motivation – Potentials – Appearance – Social competence

Selection Process

  • Applications must be submitted using the online form on this website
  • Please note that only complete application documents can be considered
  • The project team is available for inquiries via email and telephone
  • An interview will be conducted with 20 interesting candidates* via video conference. In addition to the ISA management.

All dates and deadlines for the application process 2021: 

15.05. – 30.06.2020:  First round; Application period for the ISA Scholarship. Enter the online form including a description of the project idea. 
30.06. – 30.07.2020:Preselection
30.07.2020:Announcement of approx. 30 selected candidates
30.07. – 30.08.2020:      Second round; Application tool open for the receipt of the documentation and the elaborated project proposal 
15.09.2020:  Announcement of the 20 selected participants for the video conference Interviews 
30.09 –  30.10.2020:    Video conference Interviews (approx. 30 – 60 minutes) 
End of October 2020: Announcement of the 12 ISA scholarship holders21
15.05.2021:Start of the ISA Program 2021/22 in Hamburg

How can I Apply?

An application is only possible online using the template on this website. Closing date for applications process is 7 months before the beginning of the respective program course. Please read the Selection process for detailed information.
Selection is based on the following requirements and the dimensions deduced from them:

  • INTELLECTUAL ABILITIES – Specialist qualification – general education/ open-mindedness and interest/ creativity;
  • VALUE ORIENTATION / RESPONSIBILITY – standpoint and tolerance – independent thinking
  • GENERAL environment policy commitment – volunteer activities taking into account own artistic or scientific performance •
  • PERSONALITY – motivation – potential – personal presentation – social competence

What costs can I expect ?

This is a scholarship, which includes the costs of living in Germany. For participation in the program and accommodation there are no costs incurred to the scholarship-holder.

ISA Scholarship Covers the following cost:

  • 1,300 per month expenses (includes own research and as applicable, excursions and internships)
  • Health insurance
  • The accommodation (private, furnished flat-share room (ca. 12m²) with shared bathroom and kitchen)
  • The return flight (Economy Class (max. three stopovers, flight from the home country airport) (airport transfer in the home country may be granted under justified circumstances)
  • Airport transfer in Hamburg with public transport
  • Monthly ticket for the use of public transport in Hamburg
  • Costs of group excursions
  • BMZ sponsorship regulations apply 

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