Fulbright Fellowship for US PhD Students and Researchers - Call Open for 2016-2017

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The Fulbright-France Commission offers several scholarships to US PhD students and researchers to carry out a research project in France.

If you are a French citizen, please visit the Fulbright-France programs for French PhD students and researchers.

Application Deadline: August 3, 2015

US Scholar Program

Core Program

- All disciplines - Deadline: August 3, 2015
Conduct research or a combination of teaching and research in any discipline of the humanities, social sciences or pure and applied sciences and collaborate with colleagues at French research centers and institutes of higher education. Participants are highly encouraged to participate in conferences and workshops, as well as conduct seminars, in order to share their research experience with the host institution. Applicants wishing to undertake teaching/research grants should determine percentage of the grant dedicated to each activity with the host institution.

- French Studies (Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) - Deadline: August 3, 2015
Conduct research in any field of the humanities or social and political sciences and collaborate with colleagues at French research centers and higher education institutions.

- Fulbright-EHESS Post-Doctoral Award (Junior Research) - August 3, 2015
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines, but applications in the following disciplines are preferred: American History, American Studies, Anthropology, Area Studies, Economics, History (non-U.S.), Linguistics, Mathematics, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology.

Regional Programs

- Alsace Regional Award - Deadline: August 3, 2015
Alsace welcomes candidates in all disciplines, particularly in the following fields in which Alsace research teams are especially strong: medical imaging, medical devices, physical and life sciences and chemistry.

- Aquitaine Regional Awards - Deadline: August 3, 2015
Aquitaine welcomes candidates in all fields, preferably in the following areas in which the Aquitaine research teams are especially strong: analytical chemistry, materials chemistry, subsoil energy, optic-lasers, health sciences, environmental sciences, information sciences, archaeology, economics and business management.

- Nord Pas de Calais Regional Award (Junior Research) and Regional Council Award - Deadline: August 3, 2015
The Nord Pas de Calais region welcomes candidates in the hard and social sciences as well as the humanities, including museum conservation, culture and preservation and visual art creation (Louvre Lens and 200 regional museums). The following are priority areas for the region: STEM multidisciplinary projects involving biology, health, physics, chemistry, math and computer science; environmental sciences and impact studies on air, water, soil; energetic transitions (renewable energies, energy production and storage, eco-mobility and intelligent energy networks); rail and car transportation; materials studies; advanced technologies of information and communication; cognitive science; ethics; industrial societies and economic systems.

- Fulbright-Rhône Alpes Award (Junior Research) - Deadline: August 3, 2015
This year’s possible awards are in precise fields, including anthropo-archaeology, classical architecture, mathematics, geology, neuroscience, physics (plasma and reactor), materials science, and international business & trade law. Please see http://www.fulbright-france.org/gene/main.php?uni=2&base=335 for specific details on the different research positions on offer.


- US- France International Education Administrators Program - Deadline: August 3, 2015
Participate in a group seminar designed to familiarize U.S. higher education administrators with France’s higher education and research system. The program consists of briefings, campus visits, appointments with selected government officials, networking and cultural activities and meetings with French international education professionals. The seminar concludes in Germany, where the French group meets with a group of fellow American administrators who are participating in a similar program in Germany.

Distinguished Chair Award

- Fulbright-Tocqueville Distinguished Chair - Deadline: August 3, 2015
The Fulbright-Tocqueville Distinguished Chair in American Studies was offered for the first time in 2005, marking the bicentennial of the birth of Alexis de Tocqueville, the famous french historian and politician and author of "Democracy in America". The award aims to reinforce collaborative research between France and the United States in France by developing the latest trends in American studies.

Fore more information about the Fulbright-France program, please visit www.fulbright-france.org.