France - 2022 Call for application

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France - 2022 Call for application

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


What are the key dates of the program?

  • Launch of the call for application : January 17th, 2022
  • Closing of the call for application : March 14th, 2022 - Exceptionally, the closing date for the call for application has been postponed until Monday 14th, March at 9am. Beyond this date, no additional delay will be granted
  • Evaluation process : Mid-March - May 2022
  • Final selection by the jury : June 2022
  • Awards ceremony : Octobre 2022
  • January 17, 2022 Start of the call for application/nomination
  • March 14, 2022 Closing of the call for application/nomination
  • June 30, 2022 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 2022 rules of the young Talents French program: Règlement_Jeunes Talents France_2022


Download the poster of the 2022 edition of the program: Poster_Jeunes_Talents_France_2022

Practical guide

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