Post-doctoral Study grants


Study grants are ment for post-doctoral researchers, working on research disciplines such as Ethology, Paleontology, Archaeology, Anthropology, Psychology, Epistemology, Logic and the Sciences of nervous system.

These grants are awarded to french or foreign researchers, holders of a foreign Phd and who wish to achieve their project in a Laboratory in France; or either french or foreign researchers holders of a french Phd who wish to achieve their project in a Laboratory abroad (excluded origin country and de co-tutorship)

Eligibility conditions

Start his first post-doctoral fellowship with this financial support.

Be old of 35 years maximum on the closing day of the call.

Be a holder of a Phd of less than two years on September 1st of the year of application, either achieve his viva thesis on December 31st of the year of application at the latest.

Amount of the grant

These grants, of an annual maximum amount of 25 000 euros, intend to cover expenses of hosting, stay and health insurance.

Duration of the grant

From 8 months to 12 months not renewable , and until 24 months subject to the approval of the Scientific Committee after  examination of  a report at the end of the first year.

The Post doctoral fellowship will start on September 1st of the application year the earliest and at the latest on January of the next year.


January 2016 : Call for application on Fyssen Foundation website.

February 10th, 2016 : Online application forms.

March 30th, 2016 12:00 Am ( noon) French time ( Gmt+1) closing of the applications and deadline to forward by post one copy of the hard file (Date as Postmark) to the Foundation.

The receipt of the on line application as well as of the hard copy will be notified by an email confirmation.

mid June 2016 : Results sent by post.