French Program Funds Cognitive Science Studies

The Fondation Fyssen in Paris is offering grants of up to three years to support young scientists who plan to enter research careers in fields related to cognitive science. The grants program is intended to foster the organization's goal of increasing knowledge of the biological and cultural nature and development of cognitive mechanisms in humans and animals.

The maximum available grant support is 95,000 FF (approximately $18,000 U.S.) a year. Grants are available both to French scientists wishing to work in laboratories abroad and to scientists from other nations wishing to pursue research in France.

Scientists from the fields of neurobiology, ethology, psychology, anthropology, ethnology, and human paleontology are eligible to apply.

The application deadline is March 31. For more information, contact Fondation Fyssen, 194, rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France; Phone: 011 33 (1) 42 97 53 16; Fax: 011 33 (1) 42...

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