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What is fund┋it?

fund┋it collects and presents on a single site all research grants and fellowships (post-PhD) available for scholars in the social sciences and humanities. Want to come to France? Find a residential fellowship somewhere in the world? Or simply seek funding for your research project? fund┋it is there to support you in finding valuable information. We find it, you fund┋it!

Who is fund┋it for?

• Postdocs, senior scholars and advanced graduate students from outside France wishing to come to France

• French postdocs, senior scholars and advanced graduate students wishing to go abroad or to find funding opportunities

  • Nota : All international fellowships and funding opportunities listed on fund┋it are guaranteed to be open to French scholars or scholars affiliated with a French institution. However, in most cases other nationalities are also eligible.
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    1) A database

    fund┋it: a gold mine of valuable information

    You want to move, set off, go international, simply discover all the possibilities for conducting your research outside France? You want to come to France for a research stay? You are looking for grants to fund a research program?

    STEP 1
    Choose and set your future course.

    • You would like to spend some time in France for a research project? -> Choose Come to France​
    • You want an opportunity for a research stay abroad? -> Choose Go international​
    • You are looking for European or international research grants? -> Choose Individual Research or Collaborative Research

    It's as easy as that !

    STEP 2 
    Finding a call for applications

    Once you have chosen the area you are interested in, you will find a list of all open calls matching your search. There is a call catching your attention? Just click on it, you will find every essential bit of information, and if you'd like to apply just follow the link on the top right corner. For that matter don't forget to set up your fund┋it user account.

    STEP 3
    Refining and saving your search results

    The list of open calls seems endless? You would like to refine your results? You will find several filter options on the left allowing you to select certain disciplines, certain destinations, certain institution types, or certain topics. Choose, submit, and check out the offers!
    You have come across your dream project? Bookmark it, so you can easily find it again in your user account.

    STEP 4 
    Never miss a call again!

    So you have come across your dream project, but you would still like to stay up to date on upcoming calls? Or you haven't found the perfect call yet, but certainly don't want to miss it when it comes up?

    Sort your results by means of the filter menu on the left and "Save your search": set up your account if you haven't done so yet (takes you two minutes maximum), and we will let you know on a daily or weekly basis if there are new calls matching your saved search. You can set up new searches, edit existing ones, or delete them as you please in your user account.

    * Good to know n°1
    fund┋it is also a database for funding or host institutions in the social sciences and humanities. When there are no interesting open calls for you, just follow the link on top of the page, browse through the institutions, maybe find an interesting one and bookmark it to be notified about its upcoming calls.

    * Good to know n°2
    For some calls, you will find contact information about someone who will be happy to help you with your application. A precious resource for the success of your project, so don't hesitate to use it.

    * Good to know n°3
    If you know about an open call that is not yet listed on fund┋it, you can submit it to us. Simply use the "Submit a call" button on the bottom left and send us your suggestion, we will publish it as soon as possible. Your help is greatly appreciated!

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    2) A whole community

    fund┋it has even more to offer!


    1- A project may already have been scrutinized by experts identifying its assets or pointing out target disciplines or topics. If you want to know why you should go for this project, or understand the indicated SSH rate for European projects, just click on the information icon above the call title. Nota: not every call features such an analysis.

    2- You have spotted an interesting project and would like to know more about it? The fund┋it community is waiting in the wings to answer your questions: there may already be a discussion going on on that projects of yours in our Linkedin group. If you want to join in, just click on "Join the discussion" on the right of each call. (Make sure you have a Linkedin account for that.) You might also find feedback by other scholars on that specific program. Approach them, ask them, the community is there for you!

    And because any piece of information can be a key to success, we are also keeping a blog where we regularly post former fellows' feedback, or interviews, or accounts from funding bodies, letting you in on some tips and tricks on how to stand out with your application. See for yourself by following the link to the blog on the bottom left.

    It goes without saying that you can also find us on Facebook and Twitter where all new calls are posted, too. We are always trying to make it as easy as we can for you.

    Share your experience
    -> You are familiar with a program, you have maybe even been one of its past (and most eminent) fellows: share your impressions and advice with us, you will be sure to help more than one potential candidate.

    Join the fund┋it community

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    3) Our fund┋it guarantees

    fund┋it guarantees you that:

    • all calls listed are currently open for application;
    • all mobilities are fully funded and of 1 month minimum;
    • all information is up-to-date and scrutinized;
    • none of the calls listed includes any application fees whatsoever to be paid by the candidate.

    And... fund┋it is free! What are you waiting for? Sign in and ... fund┋it!