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The Young Researcher Prize

  -    -  The Young Researcher Prize

The Foundation awards about 20 annual grants to young researchers coming from France and abroad. They can either be doctoral students finishing their thesis or postgraduates carrying out research in France.

Candidates must be under 35 years old and should not have submitted a former rejected application.

Prizes of up to 20 000 € are awarded for a one year period. One to two grants will be awarded specifically to researchers finishing postdoctoral work abroad and wishing to return to France.

General principles of awarding prizes

The prizes are attributed to an individual. Publications resulting from it must mention the Fondation des Treilles support and one copy of each work is to be forwarded to us.

To know when to send your application, please consult the following page : applications deadlines.

The deadline must be respected and the postmark will be taken as proof of submission.

Along with the form to fill out online, please send by e-mail to : and by ordinary postal mail to the following address : Fondation des Treilles – 90, rue de Varenne – 75007 Paris, 2 hard copies of the documents listed on the application page (in Word format).

Doctoral students defending their thesis between November 20 (deadline for submitting applications) and March 31 of the following year (date of the scientific council) cannot apply.