Chateaubriand Fellowship Program Now Accepting Applications for Research in France

by Kaitlyn Ugoretz, Funding Peer
Thursday, October 17, 2019 5:00 PM

The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 8 months. Chateaubriand fellows are selected through a merit-based competition, through a collaborative process involving expert evaluators in both countries. The program supports both research in STEM and in the Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS).

January 7, 2020.


  • You must be currently working on your PhD
  • You must be a registered in an American university (US citizenship is not required, French citizens may not apply).
  • STEM research should be performed in a French laboratory (university, engineering school, public research laboratory, etc.)
  •  HSS applicants must obtain a letter of agreement from their advisor(s) in the U.S., as well as a letter of invitation from a professor affiliated with a French university or research institution.


  • Monthly allowance (up to 1400-1500€ per month, depending on other sources of funding).
  • Round trip ticket to France.
  • Support for health insurance abroad.