Research grants

Goals & Eligibility conditions

Research grants are intended to support either french or foreign post-doctoral researchers, maximum age 35 years for the biological sciences and  40 years  in the human sciences, on closing date.

Rather already position’s holder, they will independently work establishing a research team to achieve a collective scientific project in a laboratory in France. This project needs to keep the Foundation’s goals.Researchers can also develop their project in a different laboratory from the one they obtained their doctorate (Ph.D.) or the one where they are working at present.

Amount of the grant

The research grant, for one year non renewable, could range from  15 000  to 35 000 euros.

It intended  to cover equipment purchase, budgets dedicated to missions,  participations in colloquiums, publications expenses, for the expenses relative to the intervention of specialized persons .

Duration of the grant

12 months


July 2015: Call for the application on the Fyssen Foundation Website

September 7 th, 2015: online application forms

October 21st, 2015 at 12 00 Am French time ( MIDDAY) (Gmt +1) Closing application and deadline to forward by post copy of the complete hard file.

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

End of December 2015 : results sent by post