Multidisciplinary $20,000 award from Thomas Jefferson Fund

by Noreen Balos, Funding Peer
Thursday, February 21, 2019 3:30 PM

The Thomas Jefferson Fund, launched by the French Embassy and the FACE foundation, aims to encourage and support cooperation among the most promising young French and American researchers and foster forward-looking collaborative research that addresses the most pressing global challenges. 

Each grant will amount to $20,000 over two years to be split equally between the French and the American teams. Co-financing from the researchers’ universities is encouraged to ensure the sustainability of these research partnerships.

Applications are accepted in the three following fields: 

  • Humanities and Social Sciences (SSH) 

  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

  • Science for Society (interdisciplinary STEM-SSH projects) 


  • Deadline is March 5, 2019
  • Selection of 2019 grantees: Expected in June 2019
  • Estimated official announcement of the 2019 grantees: June 2019
  • Estimated launch of the selected projects: July 2019

Application Guidelines
Program Flyer