Fulbright Opportunities in France


There are exciting Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant opportunities in Nord Pas de Calais region of France in Renewable Energy and related fields. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government, and it is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. Applications for the 2016-2017 academic year are currently being accepted from all levels of faculty, including early career, and professionals.

The Nord Pas de Calais Regional Council Award gives academics, including those at the postdoctoral level, the opportunity to conduct research at Nord Pas de Calais universities or research centers for up to 12 months. The Nord Pas de Calais region welcomes candidates in the hard and social sciences, with priority areas in STEM, Environmental Sciences and impact studies on air, water, soil, and energetic transitions.

The Nord Pas de Calais Regional Award (Junior Research) provides postdocs and early-career researchers the opportunity conduct research for up to 12 months at a participating Nord Pas de Calais university or research center. The following are priority areas for the region: STEM multidisciplinary projects, environmental sciences, energetic transitions, eco-mobility and intelligent energy networks, rail and car transportation, materials studies, advanced technologies of information and communication, cognitive science, ethics, and industrial societies and economic systems.

Additional details about these awards can be found on the French Fulbright Commission’s regional programs page, found here. A full list of awards in France can be found in the Catalog of Awards.

Please note that applicants must be U.S. citizens, and the application deadline is August 1, 2016. Additional Eligibility Criteria, Application Guidelines, and Review Criteria are available on the website.


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