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The 2018 Thomas Jefferson Fund call for proposals is now open until March 12th

Created by the Embassy of France in the United States and the FACE Foundation, the Thomas Jefferson Fund supports cooperation among the most promising young French and American researchers, and fosters forward-looking collaborative research that addresses the most pressing global challenges.

The Thomas Jefferson Fund aims to encourage innovative research of the highest quality and new collaborations, and especially seeks to support projects involving young researchers (post-docs, PhDs). Projects that include significant transatlantic mobility, collaborative research activities, the organization of joint workshops or conferences, the publication of joint articles will receive the highest priority.

Proposals must be jointly submitted by one American researcher and one French researcher at the beginning of their career, with mid- to long- term positions at a research or higher education institution in the United States or in France (post-doctorate level, assistant or associate professor, maître de conférences or chargé de recherche).

Project will be funded up to $ 20,000 for 2 years.

Applications are accepted in the three following fields:

  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
  • Science for Society (interdisciplinary STEM-HSS projects)

In support of the Make Our Planet Great Again Initiative, the Embassy of France and FACE are funding additional Thomas Jefferson Grants for research projects related to: Earth System Science; Climate Change and Sustainability; Energy Transition.

For additional information and how to apply, please refer to the FACE website: http://face-foundation.org/thomas-jefferson-fund.

Contact: thomasjeffersonfund@ambafrance-us.org

Deadline: March 12, 2018 | 12.00pm (noon) EST

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