France - 2021 Call for application

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France - 2021 Call for application

Find out more about the current edition of the French national program.


What are the key dates of the program?

  • January 19, 2021 Start of the call for application/nomination
  • March 22, 2021 Closing of the call for application/nomination
  • June 25, 2021 Candidates' final selection

Program Overview

  • French National Commission for UNESCO,
  • Academy of Sciences
Award(s) of the Prize
  • 35 endowments per year,
  • Management and Leadership Training
Amount per endowment
  • Doctoral students: € 15,000
  • Postdoctoral students: € 20.000
Main eligibility criteria
  • Be enrolled in at least the second year of a doctoral program (doctoral students),

  • Be in post-doctoral studies and have defended their thesis before the call for applications (post-doctoral students),

  • Carry out your research work in France (metropolitan) or in overseas territories, in the fields of Life and Environmental sciences, Physical sciences, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer science and Information sciences,

  • Do not have a permanent position before receiving the Award.

Selection criteria
  • Scientific excellence of the research work,
  • Quality of the application
Initial launch date
Total number of endowments awarded since launch

Information document(s)

Rules and Regulations

For more information, download the 2021 rules of the Jeunes Talents France program: Reglement_Jeunes Talents France_2021


Download the poster of the 2021 edition of the program: Posters_Jeunes_Talents_France_2021

Practical guide

Download the practical guide for the preparation of the application file: Guide pratique - Jeunes Talents France 2021