Calls, Grants, Post docs & Open Positions

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This page is devoted to a selection of Calls, Grants, Prizes, Fellowships and Job Offers that may interest neuroscientists and students. It is regularly updated.


2018 Doctoral Award: Call for applications. In 2013, the B2V Memorial Observatory set up a doctoral scholarship for young researchers in human and social sciences and Neuroscience. Awarded each year, this scholarship covers all transdisciplinary thesis projects focused on the theme of memory . It amounts to € 35,000 per year, over a period of 3 years, giving a total prize of € 105,000 per winner. Conditions: be a M2 student (or be graduated) in 2017 and to be attached to a French research laboratory as part of his PhD. Deadline: may 14 2018. more info 


A MAJOR INTERNATIONAL GRANT for Claire WYART : Claire Wyart, ENP team leader and head of the team "Optogenetics dissection of spinal circuits underlying locomotion“ at ICM, obtained an important Research Grant from the International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO) to support her research on flow of the cerebrospinal fluid and link to development. Published April 4, 2018. more info 

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) funding opportunities 2018 Announcements for International Research (January 2018 to June 2020) more info

National Institute of Health (NIH) funding opportunities 2018 Announcements for International Research more info  

Appel a Projet 2018 Fondation Alzheimer : "Nouvelles hypothèses en recherche fondamentale". Amount: 1 000 000 € for 10 projects. Deadline : May 1st 2018 more info 


Appel à Candidatures 2018 Fondation Plan Alzheimer, Prix Joêl Ménard. The Fondation will award the prize in the amount of 2500  (MD and/or PhD less than 40 years old). Deadline for application : May 15th. A unique document in PDF should be sent to sylvie.ledoux@inserm.frmore info 

Appel à Candidatures 2018 Grand prix Fondation Philippe et Maria Halphen. The Academy of Sciences will award, in 2018, the Halphen grand prize of the Philippe and Maria Halphen Foundation in the amount of 20,000 euros. Deadline for application : May 14th. more info A MAJOR INTERNATIONAL GRANT FOCLAIRE WYART