FMSH Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: 20 April 2017
Open to: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Russia nationals
Scholarship: monthly stipend, accommodation and transport cost

Description

The Foundation of the House of Human Sciences (FMSH) offer short-term fellowships of three months in France for young post-doc researchers from South Caucasus who have presented their thesis after 2010. The fellowship is open to citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Russia. The Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme (FMSH) offer short-term fellowships of three months in France for young post-doc researchers from South Caucasus who have presented their thesis after 2010. This research stay is designed to enable researchers to conduct research studies in France: field enquiries, library work and archives.  This call is part of the Atlas short-term postdoctoral mobility program offered by the FMSH and its partners.

Eligibility

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship

  • This program is open to Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Russia nationals who are affiliated with an institution of higher education and research/institute of research based in the country;
  • Applicants must have obtained their PhD doctorate (“Kandidat” thesis) and presented their thesis after 2010;
  • Applicants must be involved in research in social and human sciences (anthropology, literature and art studies, history, geography, philosophy, political science, sociology, archaeology etc.);
  • Applicants must have obtained their PhD doctorate (“Kandidat” thesis) and presented their thesis after 2010.

Scholarship

  • Laureates will receive a monthly stipend of 1 500 EUR (paid in three instalments);
  • This financial contribution is intended to cover expenditure such as transport and accommodation costs;
  • FMSH also provides support for visa and logistics.

How to Apply?

Applications must be submitted electronically via the online application form before 20 April 2017. Applications may be completed in French or in English.

  • Reach the online application form and enter «Researcher Workspace;
  • A Curriculum vitae (2 pages maximum) with a list of the publications;
  • The copy of your PhD diploma;
  • A letter from the director of the host laboratory/centre of research in France;
  • A letter from the director of the institution to which you belong in your country;
  • A presentation with a maximum length of 10000 characters (spaces and references included) consisting of: 
    • The objective and specific aim of the research project; 
    • A bibliography;
    • The detailed program of the research stays (places and institutions to be visited, contacts).
More information on the official website.