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Sep 20
TOUR
Moutin Factory Quintet 200 S Front Street East Saint Louis, IL 62201
Sep 25
Talk
Pierre Moscovici with Adam Tooze Maison Française de Columbia, East Gallery, Buell Hall
Sep 25
Talk
Education in the 21st Century Cultural Services of the French Embassy 972 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10075

Grants & Programs

Study Abroad Scholarships
Transatlantic Mobility Program

In May 2014 the U.S. Department of State and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated their support towards Franco-American student mobility through a joint declaration which led to the Transatlantic Friendship & Mobility Initiative. This joint declaration aims to strengthen the historic ties between the United States and France by diversifying and doubling the number of students from France and the United States studying abroad in both countries by 2025. Together with APLU and NAFSA, the Cultural Services and the Office for Science and Technology of the Embassy of France in the U.S. launch the Transatlantic Mobility Program with the aim to provide grants to colleges and universities which prioritize student mobility. Read more about Transatlantic Mobility Program

Chateaubriand HSS Fellowship Program

Chateaubriand Humanities & Social Sciences (HSS) is a fellowship program offered by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the US. It targets outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who seek to engage in research in France, in any discipline of the Humanities and Social Sciences for a period ranging 4 to 8 months. HSS Chateaubriand fellows are selected through a merit-based competition, through a binational collaborative process involving expert evaluators from both countries. Read more about Chateaubriand HSS Fellowship Program

The French Embassy Benjamin Franklin - Generation Study Abroad Scholarship

The French Embassy Benjamin Franklin - Generation Study Abroad Scholarship is part of IIE’s Generation Study Abroad and aims to facilitate the participation of more U.S. students in an academic, internship, or service-learning experience abroad. Read more about The French Embassy Benjamin Franklin - Generation Study Abroad Scholarship

Community College in France

The Cultural and Scientific Services of the French Embassy have launched of a two-part program entitled “Community College in France” in 2016, in partnership with Community Colleges for International Development and the n+i network (50 top engineering schools network in France). The Community College in France program includes two components: 14-day, non-degree-granting summer bootcamps, and a four-year degree-granting program. Read more about Community College in France

Research Grants
Thomas Jefferson Fund

Created by the Embassy of France in the United States and the FACE Foundation, the Thomas Jefferson Fund supports collaboration among the most promising young French and American researchers. The Thomas Jefferson Fund aims to foster forward-looking collaborative research in the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences, of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and of Science for Society that addresses the most pressing global challenges. Read more about Thomas Jefferson Fund

Franco US Research Funds

The French ministry of Foreign Affairs has created endowments with several prestigious universities in the United States (UC Berkeley, Stanford University, The University of Chicago, MIT, Columbia University, UT Austin) to support research and academic collaborations between these universities and French institutions of Higher education and Research. Read more about Franco US Research Funds

France On Campus
France on Campus Award

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, in partnership with GoFundMe, with support from the Association of International Educators (NAFSA), and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU), has launched the fourth edition of the France on Campus Award celebrate and support initiatives that explore France in new and creative ways.  Read more about France on Campus Award

Centers of Excellence

The Centers of Excellence represent a support network for the Embassy of France, our closest partners enabling us to share experience, reflect upon the influence of French on US campuses and develop transatlantic relationship between universities. Read more about Centers of Excellence

Lafayette Debates

In 2013, the Embassy of France in the U.S. and the George Washington University first partnered to organize what would become The Lafayette Debates, a debate tournament that would invite students from top universities across the country to engage in discussions of policy and practice regarding important issues of the day. Read more about Lafayette Debates