International Parliamentary Scholarship Program (IPS)

Are you interested in politics? Would you like to gain insight into the workings of our democracy? Every year, 120 young people from 28 countries have the opportunity to take part in the International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) program in Berlin.

IPS offers recent graduates an internship in the office of a Member of the Bundestag, the German parliament. Combined with a supplementary academic program organized by Berlin’s three universities and the fun of being together with people from other nations, a unique experience awaits you in the German capital.

What the Bundestag expects of you:

    * Interest in politics
    * Excellent knowledge of German
    * College degree (B.A., B.S.)
    * U.S. citizenship
    * Born after March 1, 2023

What you can expect:

    * Monthly stipend of € 450.00
    * Free accommodations
    * Health, accident, and liability insurance
    * Reimbursement of your travel expenses to and from Berlin

Applications must be submitted by June, 30 2009 to the following adress:

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany Cultural Affairs Department
4645 Reservoir Road NW
Washington, DC 20007

Find out more on the Bundestag’s homepage: IPS Information

Applications can be downloaded online: IPS Application

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