The call for applications is now open for the Chateaubriand Fellowships for doctoral research in France during the 2022-2023 academic year.
The Chateaubriand Fellowship Program presents the fellowships: “The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding PhD students from U.S. institutions who wish to conduct part of their doctoral research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 8/9 months. Chateaubriand fellows are selected through a merit-based competition, with expert evaluation in France and in the United States.”
Chateaubriand Fellowships are available in many fields of study. Here is the description of the Humanities and Social Science competition:
“The Chateaubriand Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) is offered by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. The HSS program targets outstanding PhD students enrolled in U.S. institutions who seek to engage in research in France in any discipline of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The HSS Chateaubriand program is supported by Campus France which provides assistance to fellows on site.”
The application deadline is 14 January 2022.
For more information, see the Chateaubriand Fellowship Program website.
Previous doctoral students in History at Northern Illinois University have held Chateaubriand Fellowships to conduct doctoral research in France. The Department of History at Northern Illinois University has strengths in French history, European history, and early modern world history.
Current doctoral students studying early modern France may contact me via email at Northern Illinois University for advice on applying for a Chateaubriand Fellowship and conducting archival research in France.