HFSP Post Doctoral Fellowship, France
Human Frontier Science Program

All Nationalities
Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)
All Countries

Scholarship Overview

Human Frontier Science Program invites applications for HFSP Post Doctoral Fellowship, France 2020-21 from PhD holders. The main objective of this fellowship is to support transformative research in the life sciences and encourage early-career scientists to broaden their skills by working in new fields of study and a new country.


The 3-year fellowship provides:

  • Living allowance
  • Child allowance
  • Parental leave allowance
  • Research and travel allowance
  • Relocation allowance


This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by June2021. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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To be eligible for this fellowship, an applicant must:

  • Be a PhD degree holder in a biological discipline if applying under Long-Term Fellowships (LTF).
  • Be a PhD degree holder from outside the life sciences (e.g. in physics, chemistry, mathematics, engineering or computer sciences) if applying under Cross-Disciplinary Fellowships (CDF).
  • Have at least one research paper to his/her name as a lead author, either published or yet to be published in an international peer-reviewed journal.
  • Propose to work in a country different than the one where he/she completed his/her 1st PhD work.
  • Not have started to work in the proposed country or institution before 1st April 2019.

Note: In case the applicant is not from one of the HFSP member countries, he/she may work in any research institute of the member countries and if the candidate belongs to a member country, he/she can apply to work in any country

How To Apply

To apply for the fellowship, the candidate has to follow the given steps:

Step 1: Click Apply now to register.
Step 2: Write personal details and email id, fill the captcha.
Step 3: Click on I Agree.
Step 4: Click on Register.
Step 5: An email will be sent to the registered email id.
Step 6: Create the password by activating the HFSP account within one hour, as the link is valid only for one hour.
Step 7: Now, login using the registered email ID and fill in the form.