Open call for STEM Chateaubriand fellowships (2019-2020)

STEM Chateaubriand Fellowship

(Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics & Biology-Health)

The Chateaubriand Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Biology-Health (STEM) for doctoral students aims to initiate or reinforce collaborations, partnerships or joint projects between French and American research teams.


The STEM Chateaubriand Fellowship program targets outstanding Ph.D. students enrolled in an American university (U.S. citizenship is not required) who wish to conduct part of their doctoral research in a French laboratory for a 4 to 6 month period. The Office of Science and Technology provide a monthly stipend, the round trip ticket to France and health insurance abroad. This fellowship is offered by the Office for Science & Technology (OST) of the Embassy of France in Washington in partnership with American universities and French research organizations such as Inria through the European and International Partnerships Department. It is a partner of the National Science Foundation’s GROW program.

STEM Chateaubriand fellows are selected through a merit-based competition. All Sciences, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) and Health disciplines are eligible. Knowledge of French is not mandatory and is left to the discretion of the host institution.

The deadline for applications is January 8, 2019 at 12pm (noon) EST.

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See here the 2019-2020 Chateaubriand leaflet