France-Stanford Programs

Stanford

The France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies has for goal to bridge the disciplines of humanities, social sciences, sciences, engineering, business and law, addressing historical and contemporary issues of significance for France and the United States from a broad range of perspectives.

This Center sponsors high quality collaborative research projects likely to foster new linkages and deepen existing connections between French scholars and students and their counterparts at Stanford University. Each project may receive a grant up to USD 15,000.

It also offers mobility grants which may be included in the framework of a collaborative project:

Undergraduate Internship Program

The France-Stanford Center for Inter-disciplinary Studies sponsors under-graduate internships with leading French-based institutions through the Global Studies Internship Program.

Application deadline: February 10, 2022

Undergraduate Fellowship

The Undergraduate Fellowship pro-gram is intended to fund Stanford undergrads interested in undertaking research or pursuing an internship at a French institution.

Application deadline: February 10, 2022

Student Prizes

The Josephine Baker Honors Thesis Prize, The Louise Bourgeois Essay Prize, and The James Baldwin Essay Prize are named for three people whose lives and careers spanned France and the United States, bringing French and American culture and society into dynamic con-versation with one another.

Application deadline: May 20, 2022

Collaborative Projects

The center seeks to fund research projects across all disciplines. Priority will be given to projects with the potential to develop new collaborations involving junior researchers, and to those leading to collaborative work on interdisciplinary issues.

Application deadline: March 1, 2022

Conferences/Workshops

Conferences or workshops, to be held at Stanford or at any French research institution, should address significant issues of common interest to scholars from France and Stanford. The topics proposed may be either historical or contemporary in their temporal focus and relevant to the two societies.

Application deadline: March 1, 2022

Visiting Junior Scholar Fellowship

The Visiting Junior Scholar Fellowship is open to scholars who have completed a Ph.D. no more than three years from the date of applying for the fellowship and who hold a tenure-track/permanent position or a postdoc-toral position. These may be Stanford-based scholars seeking a research visit at a French institution or scholars based in a French institution seeking a research visit at Stanford.

Application deadline: March 1, 2022

Visiting H&S Fellowship

The Visiting Fellowship in the Humanities and/or Social Sciences is open to scholars who have completed a Ph.D. no more than three years from the date of applying for the fellowship and who hold a tenure track/permanent position, postdoctoral scholars and lecturers. These may be Stan- ford-based scholars seeking a research visit at a French institution or scholars based in a French institution seeking a
research visit at Stanford.

Application deadline: March 1, 2022

Visiting Student Researcher Fellowship

The Visiting Student Researcher Fellowship is open to graduate students affiliated with a French Institution who are interested in pursuing a course of research at Stanford, as well as Stanford graduate students interested in undertaking research or pursuing an internship at a French Institution.

Application deadline: March 1, 2022