The Embassy of France in the United States (Office for Science and Technology-OST) launches the Chateaubriand Fellowship Program which is intended for French institutions in Higher Education and French research laboratories wishing to welcome a young American scientist preferably at the doctorate level, for a 3 to 10 month period.
The OST will provide a stipend (2,000 Euros a month) and cover the cost of travel and health insurance. No particular level of French is required; it is at the host institution’s discretion. Courses of French can be offered on site. All disciplines in Sciences, Technology and Health are eligible.
The application is available on the Chateaubriand website :
The deadline to apply is March 31st, 2010, and the fellowship can begin on any date from September 1st, 2010, to March 1st, 2011.