The Embassy of France in the United States and the FACE Foundation launched in 2017 the Thomas Jefferson Fund to support new collaborations and the most innovative projects between promising young researchers in France and the United States. The Thomas Jefferson Fund aims to foster forward-looking collaborative research in the fields of Humanities and Social Sciences, of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and of Science for Society that addresses the most pressing global challenges.
Call for projects:
The Thomas Jefferson Fund issues a yearly call for proposals and fund projects led by two outstanding young American and French researchers at the beginning of their careers.
The Fund aims to encourage cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research projects of the highest quality and especially seeks to support emerging collaborations involving a team of younger researchers.
Grants will be awarded per funding cycle in each of the following fields:
- Humanities and Social Sciences (SSH)
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
- Sciences for Society (interdisciplinary STEM-SSH projects)
These funds will support transatlantic mobility of researchers, collaborative research activities, the organization of international workshops or conferences, and the publication of joint articles.
In support of the “Make our Planet Great Again” Initiative, additional Thomas Jefferson Fund grants are available for research projects related to:
- Earth System Science
- Climate Change and Sustainability
- Energy transition
More information on the “Make Our Planet Great Again” projects.
Key dates in the call for project
- Spring 2019 - Next Call for Applications