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Hauts-de-France Regional Award

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

Conduct research in the area of specialization at universities and research centers in the Hauts-de-France region including the following cities: Lille, Amiens, Lens and Valenciennes.

Grant Length
Three to 12 months for traditional grant.
Grant Dates

Grants may begin any time after September 2021.


Hauts-de-France universities or research centers. Possible cities include: Lille, Amiens, Lens and Valenciennes. Grantees are expected to reside in the region of the award.

Flex Option
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

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

The Hauts-de-France region welcomes candidates in the hard and social sciences as well as the humanities, including Planet, Health and Intelligence issues. The priority areas for the region are multidisciplinary projects including humanities and involving crosscutting fields in the following area: Biology and Health; Food and Bioeconomy; Physics, Chemistry and Materials sciences; Mathematics; Computer Science; Energy and the Third Industrial Revolution REV3 (climate and energy transition); Transport (rail and new cars); Digital, Image, and Cognitive Science, linked with the "Smart Specialization Strategy" of the Region.


Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Academics, all levels including early career
Number of Grants
Up To 4
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
For U.S. Scholar Core Program
Sarah Causer
For U.S.-France IEA

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