The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States in partnership with Université Paris-Saclay. The Chateaubriand Fellowship aims at initiating or reinforcing collaborations, partnerships or joint projects between French and American research teams. The fellowships are awarded to PhD students registered in an American university in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Health who wish to conduct part of their doctoral research in a French laboratory. They are awarded for a 4-9 month period and they consist of a monthly stipend of €1400/month, support for travel expenses and a student health insurance. Université Paris-Saclay contribute to the financing of some of the laureates completing a research stay in one of our laboratories.

The program is divided into two subprograms:

  • Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Biology-Health (STEM)
  • Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS)

Agencies Involved: Embassy of France in the United States

Key Dates: The call for applications for the Chateaubriand Fellowship is typically open every year from October to January.

Eligibility: Applicants must currently be working on their PhD

See website for more detailed information.