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12176-FR
Fulbright Scholar Award

Fulbright Award for Research in Northern France (Hauts-de-France)

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Award Details
Award Activity

Conduct research at any university or research center in the Hauts-de-France region. Major cities include: Lille, Amiens, Lens, Valenciennes, Arras, Compiègne, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Beauvais, and Dunkirk.

The region is known for its competitive research clusters, prestigious universities actively seeking international cooperation, and significant investment in economic development. Fourteen of its institutions make up a prestigious I-SITE (national funding for universities demonstrating excellence) in Lille with an overall focus on health studies, digital systems, and environmental/climate science.

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 Hauts-de-France. 

For a map of Hauts-de-France and more information about the region, see the following link. Grantees are expected to reside in Hauts-de-France.

The Hauts-de-France region is well known for its friendliness and warm welcome, affordable cost of living, beautiful extensive coastline, medieval architecture, large and lively cities of Lille and Amiens, the Louvre Lens Museum and First World War battle sites. The region is directly linked by high speed train to Paris, Brussels, and London.

Flex Option
Yes
Flex Description

Short-term Flex grants for research spread over short segments are available during the fall and/or spring semesters (between September and July). Interested applicants should clearly indicate plans for Flex in their project statement, including project timeline.

Flex grant parameters:

• Grant length: total grant length minimum six months, maximum nine months over two years; grant segment length minimum three months, maximum six months.
• Grant segments may be spread over two consecutive years, with a maximum of one segment per year.
• Preference given for proposed grant periods during host institution's academic year.
• Conduct research in the area of specialization.
• In addition to their primary grant activities, Flex grantees may be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host-country academic community.

Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Areas of Interest

The Hauts-de-France region welcomes candidates in all disciplines: the hard and social sciences as well as the humanities.

It is known for its strengths in environmental and climate sciences, health, and artificial intelligence, among many other fields. Current research priorities for the region include multidisciplinary projects linking the humanities, biology and health; food science and bioeconomy; physics, chemistry and materials sciences; mathematics, computer science, climate science and energy transition; transportation (rail and automotive), computational sciences, cognitive science, and imaging.

 

Application Deadline
Closed
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 IEA
Phone: 
202-686-6232
Email: 

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