The National Institute on Drug Abuse is welcoming French and US applicants for its Postdoctoral Research Fellowships programme. These fellowships are open for French scientists to work in the United States and for US scientists to work in France.

Level/Field of Study

ThesePostdoctoral fellowships are awarded in the field of Drug Abuse.

Host Institution/Country

France and USA

Value/Duration of Award

These fellowships will cover the followings:

  • French scientists spending their fellowship in the United States will receive an annual stipend of $47,484USD for living and personal expenses and $7,750USD supplemental funding to cover the cost of personal health insurance and professional development activities. The fellowship also provides air travel, for the fellow only, at the beginning and end of the fellowship.
  • S. scientists spending their fellowship in France will be employed by Inserm under a temporary contract providing an annual salary between 34,200€ and 45,600€ (depending upon the number of years of postdoctoral experience), including personal health insurance. The fellowship also provides air travel, for the fellow only, at the beginning and end of the fellowship.
Numbers of Scholarships

Four fellowships are available.

Target Group

The US and French applicants can apply for these fellowships.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following area for the scholarship:

French applicants must:

  • Hold an earned doctoral degree in medicine or biomedical sciences.
  • Have completed postdoctoral research demonstrating the ability to engage in independent research.
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of France.
  • Be eligible for a J-1 visa to enter the United States.
  • Be proficient in written and spoken English.

U.S. applicants must:

  • Hold an earned doctoral degree in medicine or biomedical sciences.
  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  • Live and work in the United States at the time the application is submitted.
  • Be eligible for a temporary-stay visa to work in France.
How to Apply

Applicants can apply via online mode.

  • A completed electronic application form, which includes the uploaded research plan and mentor statement
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional references. Letters of recommendation should be written on the institution’s official letterhead. References supporting a French applicant should be emailed directly to the NIDA International Program at ip@nida.nih.gov. References supporting a U.S. applicant should be emailed directly to Inserm at Inserm-usa-at-ambascience-usa.org.
  • Start the Mentor’s Online Application

Online application

Application Deadline: The application is open.

 Scholarship Website