From the German Embassy in Washington DC:
Dear student or recent graduate,
Are you interested in politics? Would you like to gain first-hand experience of parliamentary work in Germany? In that case, the International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) invites you to take part in an exciting opportunity.
Every Year, IPS enables 120 young college graduates from 28 countries to get to know the German parliamentary system through a five month stay in Germany (March 1 -- July 31). The Program includes an internship in the office of a Member of the German Bundestag, our parliament.
Combined with a supplementary academic program organized by Berlin's three major universities and the fun of being together with people from other nations, a unique experience awaits you in the exciting German capital.
What the Bundestag expects of you:
* Interest in politics
* Excellent knowledge of German
* University degree (B.A., B.S.)
* U.S. citizenship
* Born after March 1, 1981
What you can expect:
* Monthly grant of € 450.00
* Free accommodation
* Health, accident, and liability insurance
* Reimbursement of your travel expenses to and from Berlin
For more information about the admission requirements, the scholarship details, and the application procedure, please visit the following websites:
Bundestag homepage: www.bundestag.de/ips
Germany Embassy homepage: http://www.germany.info/Vertretung/usa/en/__PR/K__Wash/2010/02/04__IPS__Program__PR,archiveCtx=1996602.html
Application details may be found online at:
*******The application deadline is **June********
We look forward to receive your application!
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Cultural Affairs Department
4645 Reservoir Road NW
Washington, DC 20007