German Chancellor Fellowship

Information for references

If you are providing a letter of recommendation for an applicant for a German Chancellor Fellowship, we would be grateful if you would use the form for letters of recommendation. Please answer all the questions so that we can do full justice to the applicant in the selection process.

Your letter of recommendation will be treated confidentially during the whole selection process.

Information on the sponsorship criteria relating to German Chancellor Fellowships can be found in the Programme Information. The Humboldt Foundation can only initiate the selection procedure once your letter of recommendation has been received. Please send your letter of recommendation by email (scan of original letter of recommendation including letterhead and signature) addressed to: info(at)


Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Selection Department
Jean-Paul-Str. 12
53173 Bonn, Germany

Fax: 0228-833 212

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