Seventh Make Our Planet Great Again (MOPGA) call for applications

Fellowship Program for Young Researchers

Seventh Make Our Planet Great Again (MOPGA) call for applications

The Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE) in partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education for Research (MESR) have launched a visiting fellowship program to welcome young researchers wishing to carry out their research in France as part of a „One Health“ approach.

Who may apply?

  • Applicants who do NOT hold French citizenship 
  • Foreign researchers holding a doctoral degree for less than 5 years (must have passed their thesis defense between January 2019 and January 2024)
  • Foreign researchers who have not resided in France between October 9th 2023 and January 9th 2024 (more than 90 days) 

Application period ends: January 9, 2024

40 fellowships will be awarded for a 12-month period from September 2024.

Between September 2024 and December 2024 (at the latest): Arrival in France and start of the fellowship 

Five broad research themes are eligible:

  • Earth systems
  • Climate change and sustainability
  • Energy transition
  • Societal challenges of environmental issues
  • Human, animal and ecosystem health as part as a „One Health“ approach.

This fellowship includes the following benefits:

  • Monthly allowance of 2,500 euros
  • Moving allowance of 500 euros
  • Support for social security coverage
  • Support for health insurance

For more information :

in fench :https://www.campusfrance.org/fr/mopga-2024

in english : https://www.campusfrance.org/en/mopga-2024