2018 Young Researcher Fellowships at CEFRES (France & Visegrad Countries)

Call for application for 2nd year and above PhD students from France and the Visegrad countries 

Deadline for submission: closed
Duration: September 1st 2018 – August 31st 2019

CEFRES offers year-long fellowships at the center to 2nd year and above PhD students from France, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic. Fellows’ research should contribute to one of CEFRES’s research areas. The amount of the fellowship is 20 000 CZK per month during 12 months. Good command of English is mandatory, command of French is appreciated. The selected PhD fellows will join CEFRES team and take part in the center’s scientific life.

Application Package 
  1. Duly filled in application form – download the form here
  2. A summary of your research (5 pages maximum) including:
    • the aims and inputs of the research
    • its methodological and theoretical frame
    • the first outcomes since the beginning of the research
    • a state of the art presented within a 1 page-long bibliography
  3. A letter of motivation answering these two questions:
    • How does your research project contribute to one of CEFRES’s research areas (450 words)
    • How can your research benefit from CEFRES? (300 words)
  4. Two academic reference letters, including one from the PhD supervisor
  5. A CV with a list of publications and papers

Application packages must be submitted electronically in a PdF entitled ”Young Fellow-your surname” at: claire@cefres.cz. To be considered, application packages must be complete.

Application packages can be sent in French or in English.

All applications will be evaluated by a committee of experts. Candidates will be informed of the results of the preselection by 7 May 2018. Preselected candidates will be interviewed at the CEFRES by a jury presided by the director of CEFRES in the week of the 21st of May. Final results will be published on 25 May 2018.

Questions on the application procedure may be sent to Mrs Claire Madl at claire@cefres.cz.

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