Ph.D Research Grants Fyssen Foundation

at Fyssen Foundation in France

Research Grants
The aim of the Fyssen Foundation is to “encourage all forms of
scientific inquiry into cognitive mechanisms, including thought and
reasoning, which underlie animal and human behavior; their biological
and cultural bases, and phylogenetic and ontogenetic development”.
The Foundation supports research in ethology, psychology, neurobiology,
anthropology, ethnology, human paleontology and archaeologie.Within the
context of general activities, the Fyssen Foundation will award : RESEARCH

GRANTS

They are intended to support post-doctoral researchers, under 35 years of age in the biological sciences and under 40 years of age in the human sciences, rather already holder of a post, who wish to work independently by
establishing around them a research team to achieve a collective
scientific operation in a laboratory in France and who will work in
keeping with the Foundation’s goals. Priority will be given to
researchers who will develop their project in a different laboratory
from the one they received their doctorate (Ph.D.) and from the
laboratory(ies) where they are working at present.

The research grant, for one year without renewal, could range from 15000 to 30000 euros.

Applications should consist of :

- the form “Research Grant”(click here)
- letter from the inviting laboratory, with the original in the file Nº 1
- recommendation letters from two senior
scientists outside the inviting laboratory, with the originals in the
file Nº 1
- applicants curriculum vitae and list of publications
- description of the research project : 5 pages maximum
- description of the budget forecasts
- list of people who have been approached about working on the research project
- list of other financial requests
- a summary of the research project in French AND in English : on 1 page only.

The complete proposal should be sent by post in
15 copies to : Secrétariat de la Fondation Fyssen, 194 rue de Rivoli – 75001 PARIS France
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT AT THE FOUNDATION : OCTOBER 30th 2009

"More Info":http://www.fondation-fyssen.org/subventionsUS.html

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