French Embassy to the United States: Chateaubriand Fellowship

Annual award to enable doctoral candidates and young scientists in the U.S. to conduct research in France at a university, school of engineering, or a public or private laboratory for periods of 6 to 12 months.
Fields of science and technology, including mathematics, all types of engineering, biology, medicine, environmental sciences, etc.
An applicant must be a U.S. citizen or be registered with a U.S. university or a U.S. National Laboratory. Both current doctoral candidates and scholars who have received the Ph.D. degree within the past five years are eligible. An applicant must be accepted by a French research institution to be eligible for the fellowship.
Fellowships may be proposed for a period of no less than 6 and no more than 12 months. The monthly stipend is 1,680 euros for doctoral fellows; 2,026 euros for postdoctoral fellows. Health insurance and round-trip airfare to France are provided. French language courses are available, if desired.
December 31
<>  Further information and the application form are available at the Web site. Contact address: French Consulate of Chicago, Office for Science and Technology, 737 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1170, Chicago, IL 60611. Telephone: 312-642-7438. FAX: 312-642-5998. E-mail: <>.