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Nouvelle-Aquitaine Fulbright Regional Award 2017, France


August 01, 2017

Opportunity Cover Image - Nouvelle-Aquitaine Fulbright Regional Award 2017, France

About the award

Conduct research in the area of specialization.
In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is a public diplomacy initiative designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary research or teaching activities.
Three to nine months
GRANT DATES - Grants may begin any time after September 2018.
LOCATIONS  - Nouvelle-Aquitaine universities or research centers. Grantees are expected to reside in the region of the award.
DISCIPLINE TYPE  - Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines

Nouvelle-Aquitaine welcomes candidates in all fields, preferably in the following areas in which the regional research teams are especially strong: analytical chemistry, materials chemistry, subsoil energy, optic-lasers, health sciences, environmental sciences, information sciences, archaeology, economics and management.

Application Requirements

A letter of invitation is required
French language ability commensurate with the requirements of the project.
Applicant Profile

Open to academics only
Additional Information


With over 184,200 people studying in the region -- about 80,000 of whom live in Bordeaux -- Nouvelle-Aquitaine is an exciting place to be for research! World renowned for its wine, Bordeaux is also acclaimed for the quality and quantity of its institutions of higher education and research. The region is home to six universities and 23 "grandes écoles," including 15 engineering schools. Nouvelle-Aquitaine (made up of the former regions of Aquitaine, Limousin, and Poitou-Charentes) hosts over 20,000 people involved in research and development, including 11,100 in the private sector.

Potential host institutions include:

  • -Université de Bordeaux
  • -Université Bordeaux Montaigne
  • -Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour
  • -Université de Limoges
  • -Université de La Rochelle
  • -Université de Poitiers
  • -Bordeaux INP Aquitaine
  • -Ecole Supérieure des Technologies Industrielles Avancées (ESTIA)
  • -KEDGE Business School (Bordeaux campus)
  • -Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Pau (ESC Pau)
  • -Sciences Po Bordeaux
  • -Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture et de Paysage de Bordeaux (ENSAP)
  • -Institut de Journalisme Bordeaux Aquitaine
  • -Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin


€2,400-€2,800 per month depending on the city of placement. There is no allocation for accompanying dependents. Applicants are responsible for finding their own housing, although some host institutions may facilitate the process. The Euraxess network can also help with housing and local logistics. 


International travel allowance provided for grantee only. All research scholars receive a travel allowance of €1,200.


Visa fees will be waived for Fulbright grantees and their accompanying dependents.

Please refer to the figures above for an estimate of Fulbright award benefits. Benefits may include a base stipend, living and housing allowances, and additional one-time allowances. Benefits may vary based on a scholar's current academic rank (or professional equivalent), the city of placement, the type of award (teaching, teaching/research, or research), and the number of and duration of stay of accompanying dependents. In most cases, dependent housing and living allowances will not be provided to Flex grantees. Final grant amounts will be determined prior to the start of the 2018-2019 academic year and are subject to the availability of funds. The United States Department of State reserves the right to alter, without notice, participating countries, number of awards and allowances.

For more information click "Further official information" below.

Eligible Countries
Host Country
Publish Date
February 14, 2017


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