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Scholarship Opportunities in France

The French government is currently promoting four programs that facilitate scholarships or teach-abroad opportunities targeted mainly at college-age Americans.
Please note that the deadlines for applying to all four programs are coming up in January.

TAPIF-Teaching Assistant Program in France

The Teaching Assistant Program in France offers you the opportunity to work in France for 7 months, teaching English to French students of all ages. Each year, over 1,100 American citizens and permanent residents teach in public schools across all regions of metropolitan France and in the overseas departments of French such as Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion.

The application for the 2017-2018 school year is NOW AVAILABLE at tapif.org

Information about the program: http://highereducation.frenchculture.org/teach-in-france

Deadline: January 15, 2017.

Dufrenoy Scholarships to study Sciences in France

Each year the Jean et Marie-Louise Dufrenoy scholarships enable two American students in the sciences (mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, geology, botany) or in technology (engineering, computer science, etc.) to pursue further studies in France during a full academic year within the student’s own field.

The amount of this scholarship is US$ 25,000 paid in two installments (half in July, half in December).

Information about the program: http://highereducation.frenchculture.org/news/dufrenoy-scholarships-spffa-research-and-study-sciences-france

Deadline: January 15, 2017.

Jeanne Marandon fellowships to research & study HSS in France

Each the Jeanne Marandon fellowship offers students in the field of Human and Social Sciences the opportunity to study and do research in France.

Fellowships 2017-2018 are awarded at five levels: short-stay (less than 3 months), undergrad, Master’s, PhD level and PostDoc.

The exact stipend depends (ranging from US$ 1,500 to US$ 25,000) on the academic level of the proposed project and the length of stay requested.

Applications in all disciplines are considered, but applicants in literature, art, music, history, social sciences and communications have priority. Candidates not yet having studied or pursued a research project in the country for which they are applying also have priority.

Information about the program: http://highereducation.frenchculture.org/news/jeanne-marandon-fellowships-spffa-research-study-hss-france

Deadline: January 15, 2017.

Chateaubriand Fellowship for PhD students

The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 9 months. Chateaubriand fellows are selected through a merit-based competition, through a collaborative process involving expert evaluators in both countries.

The program is divided in two sections:

1) HSS: Humanities and Social Sciences

2) STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Health

The Chateaubriand Fellowship call for applications is now open: http://chateaubriand-fellowship.org

Deadline: January 27, 2017.

Friday, January 6, 2017
Friday, January 27, 2017
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