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Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals



The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) is a full year fellowship, funded by the U.S. Congress and German Bundestag. The fellowship is awarded annually to 75 candidates in a broad range of career fields. Fellowship includes: Two months of intensive German language training Four months of study at a German university or equivalent Five-month internship with a German company or organization Accommodations with a German host or in a student residence Roundtrip transatlantic airfare and program-related travel costs Monthly stipends to cover cost of living Various seminars throughout program Eligibility: Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents between the ages of 18 and 24 with clear career goals, some relevant experience in their career field, an interest in German and international affairs, and a strong sense of American identity. Previous German language knowledge is not required, but is preferred. Candidates in all fields are encouraged to apply.


Eligiblity Information

Academic Level:
Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Bachelors degree (not currently enrolled), Masters

Age minimum or maximum:*
Minimum and/or maximum age? 18-24

Open to international students:

Required to demonstrate financial need:

Discipline Area(s):
Open to All Disciplines

Demographic Information (preferred or required):

Award type:
Fellowship, Language learning

Amount Awarded:
Amount varies


Application Information:

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USC endorsement required:

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