Young Researcher Award

Every year, the Jerome Lejeune Foundation launches the Jerome Lejeune Young Researcher Award to encourage and recognise the work of young scientists that are completing or have completed their PhD thesis on Down syndrome or other intellectual disabilities of genetic origin.

No call planned

Eligibility

  • Candidates enrolled in the 2nd year of PhD or who have successfully defended their thesis less than a year before the application deadline.
  • Candidates must be registered in or have obtained their PhD degree from a French doctoral school.

Selection

Entries will be considered by the Scientific Advisory Board of the Jerome Lejeune Foundation and the selection of the recipient(s) will take place in May 2021.

Award

An endowment of €10,000 will be awarded. 

Key dates

The call is open once a year between June and August.

Open call: No open call
Deadline: No open call

How to apply?

Applications must be prepared following the guidelines and submitted via our  online application system.

Downloads:

FJL-Young Researcher Award – Application Guidelines

FJL-Young Researcher Award – Project file template

FOR ANY FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Conseil Scientifique – Fondation Jérôme Lejeune
funding@fondationlejeune.org
+33 (0)1 5658 5638

Young Researcher Award

All years:

Number of awards: 24

Total Amount: 240.000 €