Scholarship Overview

The RFIEA Foundation is glad to announce the 10-month fellowships programme for researchers from all countries. The FIAS International Fellowship Programme applications are open for the academic session 2022/2023.

There are 37 fellowship positions available 4 in Aix-Marseille, 3 in Loire Valley (Orléans-Tours), 10 in Lyon, 3 in Montpellier, 4 in Nantes, and 13 in Paris.

The call is open to all disciplines in the social sciences and the humanities (SSH), and all research fields. Research projects in other sciences and in arts that propose a strong interaction and dialogue with the SSH are also eligible.

Scholarship Benefits

All IAS have agreed on common standards, including the provision of a living allowance (2,700€ per month), social security coverage, accommodation, a research and training budget, plus coverage of travel expenses.

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Scholarship Eligibility

  • Eligible Countries: Researchers from all countries are eligible for the FIAS International Fellowship Programme.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: The six IAS are open to all disciplines in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • FIAS awards fellowships to outstanding researchers of all career levels, from postdoctoral researchers to senior scholars. The minimum requirement is a PhD + 2 years of research experience at the time of the application. Exceptions will be made for scholars with a Master’s + 6 years of full-time research experience after the degree (PhD training will not be considered in the calculation of experience).


  • How to Apply: Applications are submitted online via for this FIAS International Fellowship Programme.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to provide all necessary academic qualifications, CV, copy of passport.
  • Admission Requirements: For taking part in this programme, applicants must have a master’s degree from a recognized university.
  • Language Requirement: The students must be fluent in English.
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