Within the Marion Dönhoff Fellowship programme the Succow Foundation offers young conservationists, scientists and activists from countries of the post-Soviet region and Central Asia a study or research stay in Germany.
The journalist Marion Gräfin Dönhoff has always criticized the dark sides of capitalism and the consequences of unlimited growth on nature and mankind. She has also advocated cooperation with the countries in today's post-Soviet region and the promotion of young people. three themes that coincide with the commitment of the Succow Foundation.
The Marion Dönhoff Foundation therefore funds a fellowship programme of the Succow Foundation: It supports open and critical debates in the areas of environmental journalism, political ecology and sustainable development.
The Marion Dönhoff Fellowship at the Succow Foundation sponsors persons and organisations involved in these areas in former Soviet countries. In the spirit of Marion Dönhoff the aim is to strengthen proactive behaviour and individuals' awareness to be jointly responsible for common welfare.