2016-2017 Chateaubriand Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS), France

2016-2017 Chateaubriand Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS), France , and applications are submitted till January 20th, 2016. Applications are invited for Chateaubriand Fellowship from PhD students who seek to engage in research in France, in any discipline of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Candidates do not have to be U.S. citizens, but they must be enrolled in an American university. However, French citizens are not eligible to apply. HSS Chateaubriand fellows are selected through a merit-based competition, after a binational collaborative evaluation process involving experts from France and the U.S. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | France

Level: Fellowship is available for PhD students to engage in research in France

Field(s): any discipline of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

Deadline: January 20th, 2016

Funded By: Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the US

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2016-2017 Chateaubriand Fellowship is targeted for Candidates who are non U.S. citizens, but they must be enrolled in an American university. However, French citizens are not eligible to apply.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

‣ Award No: Not Specified

Scholarship Duration: The duration of fellowships is as follows:

  • Fall Fellowship: 4 months, starts October 1st.
  • Spring Fellowship: 4 months, starts February 1st.
  • Year-long Fellowship: 8 months, starts October 1st.

Scholarship covers: HSS Chateaubriand fellows receive:

  • A monthly stipend of 1500 €
  • Health insurance for the entire duration of the fellowship
  • a round-trip ticket to France with welcome package.

Description

‣ HSS Chateaubriand is a 2016-2017 Chateaubriand Fellowship program offered by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the US. It targets outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who seek to engage in research in France, in any discipline of the Humanities and Social Sciences.

‣ HSS Chateaubriand fellows are selected through a merit-based competition, after a binational collaborative evaluation process involving experts from France and the U.S.

‣ HSS Chateaubriand grantees are applicants who answer the program’s criteria of excellence and whose sojourn in France will support the program’s philosophy.

‣ The HSS Chateaubriand fellowship program’s purpose is to foster bilateral cooperation at Ph.D. and research level, and to build and strengthen bridges between our two nations.

‣ There are three types of fellowships: Fall Fellowship for 4 months, starts October 1st; Spring Fellowship for 4 months, starts February 1st and Year-long Fellowship for 8 months, starts October 1st. Applicants’ preference will be taken into account but not necessarily accommodated.

Eligibility



Have what it takes to avail 2016-2017 Chateaubriand Fellowship ?

‣ Candidates must be currently working on their Ph.D.

‣ Candidates do not have to be U.S. citizens, but they must be enrolled in an American university. However, French citizens are not eligible to apply.

‣ Candidates must obtain a letter of recommendation from their advisor(s) in the U.S., as well as a letter of invitation from a professor affiliated with a French university or research institution. Please be in touch with your supervisor in France as early as possible.

‣ The history of the research relationship will be taken into account in the review process.



Selection Criteria for 2016-2017 Chateaubriand Fellowship

‣ HSS Chateaubriand fellows are selected through a merit-based competition, after a binational collaborative evaluation process involving experts from France and the U.S. The criteria taken into account include:

  • Academic Relevance of the Research Project
  • Beneficial Effects of a Research Trip to France
  • Student’s command of the subject
  • Contribution of the Project to the Global France/US Academic Exchange Context.

Notification:

‣ Results via email will be communicated by May 1st 2016.


Scholarship Application Method

In order to access and complete the electronic application, please follow the steps below.

  • Create an account
  • Read the guidelines
  • Sign in with the user name and password sent to you via email.
  • Complete the application and upload the necessary attachments (Note that you can save your application as you go and return to complete it at a later time).
  • Submit your completed application. You will not be able to change your data after final submission.
  • Make sure that you receive an email confirming that your application has been saved.
  • Online Application

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on January 20th, 2016.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


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