The Foundation Maison des sciences de l’homme (FMSH) and the Institut Français d’Etudes sur l’Asie Centrale (IFEAC), with the support of the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation offer Atlas Fellowships 2020 for Postdoctoral to students from Central Asia. This position in France is open to all the postdoctoral candidates from Central Asia who have a thesis dating since 2014.
The successful appointee will receive a total stipend of 4 500 € for the three months (3 installments of 1 500 € paid at the beginning of each month of stay). The laureate must cover the expenditure such as transport and accommodation costs from the stipend. Besides, the FMSH and the IFEAC provide support for visa and logistical support to organize the stay (possibility to have a workspace, letter for the libraries).
This program is open to the citizens of Kazakhstan, Kirghizstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. In addition to that, te candidate must have an affiliation with an institution of higher education and research or a public or private research institute in one of these countries. Applicants must have obtained their Ph.D. doctorate (“Kandidat” thesis) and thesis paper of not before 2014. Applicants have involvement in research in social and human sciences.
Before submitting their application, applicants will have to find a French research institution to host them for the time of their stay. Applicants will have to provide a letter from the hosting institution addressed to the FMSH and the IFEAC expressing the institution’s willingness to host the applicant during the time of fellowship and explaining the work conditions offered.
To apply for the Atlas Postdoctoral Fellowships 2020 for students from Central Asia, applicants will have to submit an online application form and a scientific dossier (research project + appendices). The online application form is available on the FMSH website. Applicant must upload their proposal on the application portal at any time before the application deadline of 16 December 2019, 5:00 pm (Paris time).
Online application and scientific dossier can be submitted in French or English.
|Type of Opportunity||Scholarships and Fellowships|
|Open to||Citizens of Kazakhstan, Kyrghistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan|
|Organizer||The Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme (FMSH) and the Institut Français d’Etudes sur l’Asie Centrale (IFEAC)|
|Contact the organizer||[email protected]|