Post Doctoral Study Grants (for Research in French Laboratories)

Funding Agency:
Fondation Fyssen

Study grants are meant for post-doctoral researchers, working on research disciplines such as Ethology, Paleontology, Archaeology, Anthropology, Psychology, Epistemology, Logic and the Sciences of nervous system.

These grants are awarded to french or foreign researchers, holders of a foreign Phd and who wish to achieve their project in a Laboratory in France; or either french or foreign researchers holders of a french Phd who wish to achieve their project in a Laboratory abroad (excluded origin country and de co-tutorship)

Deadline: March 29, 2024

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Eligibility Requirements

. Start its first post-doctoral fellowship with this financial support.
. If the recipient has already reached its host lab, he should be settled for no more than 3 months maximum at the date of September 1st, 2023
. Be 35 year old maximum on the closing day of the call.
. Be a holder of a Phd of less than two years on September 1st of the year of application, or achieve its viva thesis on December 31st of the year of application at the latest. The applicant should have achieved its PhD before starting the fellowship.
. Regarding the host laboratories located in France : the recipient hosted within a framework of a fixed-term contract will have to make sure that a convention of co-financing can be signed between the Foundation and the laboratory to reach the level of the gross salary.

This year, the Scientific Council will pay particular attention to the feasibility of the project in the specific context of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Amount Description

These grants, of an annual maximum amount of 40 000 euros, intend to cover expenses of hosting, stay and health insurance.

Funding Type



Post Doctoral Fellows


Environmental & Life Sciences
International Opportunities
Medical - Clinical Science
Social Sciences

External Deadline

March 29, 2024