The Foundation awards some 12 annual financial aids to young researchers (see the laureates) . The purpose of these prizes is to assist young researchers, French or foreing, either doctoral students in the process of finishing their thesis or postgraduates carying out research in France. Candidates must be under 35 years old and should not have submitted a former application which would have been rejected.
Prizes of up to 20 000 € are awarded for a one year period.
One to two prizes will be awarded specifically to researchers finishing postdoctoral work abroad and wishing to return to France.
These aids are made to an individual. Publications resulting from it must mention the support of the Fondation des Treilles and one copy of each work is to be forwarded to the Foundation.