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Sustainability and Energy Policy Scholarship

As the world faces megatrends such as climate change and increasing inequality that pose threats to social stability in the future, the study of responsible governance is essential in the coming decades. The Sustainability and Energy Policy Scholarship is intended for students who are interested in global sustainability, renewable energy, and the transformation of energy systems and wish to deepen their knowledge in this field by examining governance structures, policies, markets, technology and new ideas to achieve the material and social conditions of long-term and universal human well-being.

Key facts

Who is it for?

Applicants with a demonstrated interest in sustainability or energy policy, either academically or professionally, who wish to pursue a degree in public policy or international affairs.

How to apply

Interested applicants should first submit a standard application for the MPP or MIA programme. In addition, they need to draft a brief letter of motivation highlighting their interest in sustainability issues or energy policy. The letter should be sent to grad-admissions[at]hertie-school[dot]org after an application has been submitted.

Interested applicants should submit their applications and letters of motivation before 1 Feburary. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted on a rolling basis and interviewed by a faculty member of the Hertie School.