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Grants & Programs

Study Abroad Programs
City/Cité Cultural and Professional Exchange Program

The French Embassy in the United States and Villa Albertine offer American students the opportunity to engage in a 6-week cultural and professional program in France. The City/Cité summer program is designed to inspire a new generation of students committed to promoting innovation and change in the urban making.  Read more about City/Cité Cultural and Professional Exchange Program

Innovation Policy Internship Program

The Embassy of France in the United States offers American students from partner institutions the opportunity to engage in a 7-week internship program in France. The Innovation Policy Internship Program is designed to inspire a new generation of students committed to promoting innovation and change in the public sector. Read more about Innovation Policy Internship Program

Transatlantic Mobility Program

The Transatlantic Mobility Program aims at increasing Franco-American student mobility by supporting American colleges and universities in expanding and diversifying study-abroad opportunities. 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 from 4 to 8 months. Read more about Chateaubriand HSS Fellowship Program

Gilman for France Scholarship

The Gilman for France Scholarship is a joint effort from both the Government of the United States of America and the French Government to increase and diversify international student mobility to France. This program targets undergraduate students of limited financial means, traditionally underrepresented in study abroad. Read more about Gilman for France Scholarship

Community College in France

  The French Embassy in the U.S. is pleased to offer study abroad opportunities through the Community College in France initiative. Community College in France seeks to give access to American students traditionally under-represented in study abroad programs. Read more about Community College in France

Research Grants
France-UT Endowed Excellence Fund

Established as a partnership with the Embassy of France in the United States, the France-UT Endowed Excellence Fund program supports scholarly collaborations in all disciplines between The University of Texas at Austin and institutions of higher learning in France.   Read more about France-UT Endowed Excellence Fund

Transatlantic Research Partnership

The Transatlantic Research Partnership (formerly known as the Thomas Jefferson Fund), is a flagship program bringing together talented young researchers in France and in the United States. The aim of this program is to initiate or enhance collaborative research activities in order to make game-changing discoveries, and to address the most pressing global challenges. Read more about Transatlantic Research Partnership

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
The French in Higher Education Program

French Departments and programs in US colleges and universities that aim to increase enrollment in French are invited to respond to our call for proposals - applications will open in the summer of 2023. Selected projects will receive a grant ranging from $2,000 to $20,000.  Read more about The French in Higher Education Program

France on Campus Awards

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy have launched the 6th edition of the France on Campus Awards to support student projects that explore French and Francophone culture throughout university communities in new and creative ways. Read more about France on Campus Awards

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