The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the U.S. The Chateaubriand Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) targets outstanding PhD students from American universities who seek to engage in research in France, in any discipline of the humanities and social sciences. This fellowship is offered by the Cultural Services of the Embassy of France. HSS Chateaubriand fellows are selected through a merit-based competition, using a binational collaborative process involving expert evaluators from both countries. There are three types of fellowships:
Apply on the Chateaubriand Fellowship website.
Each application receives two evaluations: one from a French scholar, the other from an American scholar. The candidates’ applications and their scholars’ recommendations are then reviewed by a final selection committee.