Call for applications for French PhD students

Fulbright - CY Initiative academic exchange program

20.12.2020 - 01.02.2021

Are you a French PhD student at one doctoral school of CY Cergy Paris Université? Would you like a research residency in the United States? This call for applications is for you! The Fulbright - CY Initiative program can provide you with funding for the 2021-2022 academic year.
Application deadline: February 1, 2021

Financial support to French PhD students for research residencies in the United States

Financial support to French PhD students of doctoral schools of CY Cergy Paris Université for research residencies in the United States as part of the Fulbright - CY Initiative program.

Who can apply?
This call for applications is open to French PhD students enrolled in one of the doctoral schools of CY Cergy Paris Université in all disciplines.

! PhD students already in the United States at the time of application are not in theory eligible.

Length of the research residency
From 4 to 12 months depending on the research project

Period for residency
Residencies must begin between August 2021 and May 2022.

Financial support includes
- A monthly grant of $1,500
- A €1,200 travel allowance
- Free visa
- Complementary health insurance

Candidate selection process
1- Pre-selection of written applications
2- Final selection after interview in March 2021

Application procedure
- Applications should include three letters of recommendation and an official invitation from the American host institution.
- Applications must be submitted online on the Franco-American Commission's website


Deadline for submitting applications: February 1, 2021

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