Fellowship Opportunities

Internal Funding Opportunities for UChicago Graduate Students

While there are numerous external fellowship opportunities open to graduate students who wish to become Research Residents at the Center in Paris (Fulbright, Chateaubriand, SSRC, to name just a few), below is a non-comprehensive list of internal funding opportunities open only to students at the University of Chicago.

Lurcy Fellowship
Amount of Award: $25,000 for the academic year
Number of Awards: One per year
Eligibility: Must be a citizen or resident of the United States to apply
Deadline: Late September, for fellowship tenure the following academic year

Collège de France Exchange Fellowship
Amount of Award: $26,000 for the academic year
Number of Awards: One per year
Eligibility: Open to PhD candidates in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Professional Schools who have a research project endorsed by a Collège de France faculty member, and who intend to make use of the intellectual resources of the Collège de France during their stay
Deadline: Early January, for fellowship tenure the following academic year

Collège de France Science Research Travel Grant
Amount of Award: $6,000 per quarter for one or more quarters
Number of Awards: Up to three per year
Eligibility: Open to PhD candidates in the Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Molecular Engineering who are pursuing a research project in collaboration with a Collège de France faculty member and/or laboratory
Deadline: Early March, for fellowship tenure during a quarter or quarters of the following academic year

Sciences Po Exchange Fellowship
Amount of Award: 9,500 Euros for 2 or 3 academic quarters plus $1,500 travel allowance
Number of Awards: One per year
Eligibility: Open to PhD candidates with a research project in an academic discipline represented at the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po)
Deadline: Late April, for fellowship tenure the following academic year

EHESS Exchange Fellowship
Amount of Award: Airfare, Registration Fees, Stipend of up to $7,200 for up to six months
Number of Awards: One per year
Eligibility: Open to PhD candidates in the Division of the Social Sciences whose dissertation projects require study and research in Paris and who would benefit substantially from the resources of the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales
Deadline: Late April, for fellowship tenure during the following academic year

François Furet Travel Grant
Amount of Award: $2,000
Number of Awards: Six per year
Eligibility: Students in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Professional Schools, or the College who wish to conduct research or pursue intensive language study in France
Deadline: Late April, for travel to France during the following academic year