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Fyssen Foundation Research Grants in Anthropology, Paleontology, Cognitive Sciences

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 intends 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


  • September, 14th, 2018: online application forms
  • October, 25th, 2018 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.

  • December 2018 : results sent by post
Application date
25 Oct 2018
1 year
Europe France Paris Île-de-France
Humanities Anthropology & Ethnology Archaeology Social sciences Psychology & Cognitive Sciences Other Biology Medicine
Required post-doc experience: 
between 0 and 14 years
Award granted
€ 15.000-35.000