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12179-FR
Fulbright Scholar Award

Fulbright Award for Research in Eastern France (Grand Est)

France
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Award Activity

Conduct research at any university or research center in the Grand Est region of France. Major cities include: Strasbourg, Mulhouse, Reims, Metz, Nancy, Troyes, Châlons-en-Champagne.

The region is well-known for its strong emphasis on research and innovation. The University of Strasbourg is one of the few universities to have been awarded the competitive “Initiatives of Excellence” label from the French government. The University of Lorraine and other institutions of higher education and research make up a prestigious I-SITE (nationally-funded research cluster) with an overall focus on how engineering can address major social and economic challenges.

Scholars selected for this award will be required to:
  • Conduct a research project of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length
Three to 12 months
Award Dates

Grants may begin any time from September 2022.

Locations

Universities or research centers in the French region of Grand Est. 

For a map of Grand Est, see the following link. For more information about Grand Est, see the Regional Council website and this short video (in English). Grantees are expected to reside in Grand Est for the duration of the award.

Grand Est is home to champagne and other famous wines, and is known for its local cuisine, natural beauty (mountain ranges and forests), sites of historical importance (including Reims Cathedral and First World War memorials in Verdun), museums, and charming timbered houses. Grand Est is the only part of France to border four European countries: Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, and Luxembourg.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Areas of Interest

The region welcomes candidates in all disciplines (science and technology, life sciences and health, social sciences, and the humanities).

Research projects that focus on digital, industrial, and environmental/energy transition – areas of great potential for development in the region – are particularly appreciated.

For more information on Grand Est’s strengths in research, see the Regional Council website (in English).

Application Deadline
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Activity Type
Research
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Research includes activities involving scientific research, qualitative research, quantitative research, and practice-based research, including artistic research. Research can take place in locations such as the laboratory, the field, the archives, or an artist residency. It can be experimental, clinical, or applied. It can include examining policies, systems, theories, methods, interactions, and works of art and music, with the objective to evaluate or develop new knowledge or works. Quantifiable (tangible) outcomes can include publications (books, journal articles, scripts, etc.), conference presentations, artistic and musical compositions, exhibitions, performances, films, and patents.

Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Career Profile
Early Career Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for no more than seven years.

Mid-Career Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than seven, and less than 13, years.

Senior Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than 13 years.

Number of Recipients
Up To 4
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
For U.S. Scholar Core Program
Phone: 
212-984-5326
Sarah Causer
For U.S.-France IEA
Phone: 
202-686-6232
Email: 

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