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France-Berkeley Fund

France-Berkeley Fund

Call for Projects 2008

Open to applicants from UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Santa Cruz, LBNL and France
Application deadline: January 31, 2008

Applications available on-line: http://ies.berkeley.edu/fbf/files/fbf_call4projects_english08.doc

For further information please visit our website: http://ies.berkeley.edu/fbf/index.html

Applications are accepted in all fields: the Humanities,
Social Sciences, Exact Sciences, Engineering and the Applied Sciences,
and the Professional Schools.

All projects will be funded to a maximum of US $10,000 per year. All
projects must be initiated within one year of the date of award, and
completed within one year of the date of initiation. Previous recipients
of FBF awards can reapply two years after completion of their
collaboration.

Your proposal must be submitted as attachment to an email sent to fbf@berkeley.edu. The proposal should be either in MSWord or PDF format.

No other format will be accepted.

The complete proposal must include:

1.The introduction email with only 2 attachments:

2 The first attachment must be the complete proposal in English.

3.The second attachment must be the same complete proposal in French.

Each attached file, the English as well as the French, must include the following documents merged and in the order mentioned below:

1. The application form found on the web site at the following URLs

http://ies.berkeley.edu/fbf/files/fbf_call4projects_francais08.doc for the French file.

http://ies.berkeley.edu/fbf/files/fbf_call4projects_english08.doc for the English file.

These forms need to be properly filled out.

2. A description of the project , including a timetable for completion, not to exceed THREE pages. This description should indicate how the project contributes to scientific knowledge and research methods within the applicants’ fields; the nature of the collaboration proposed, the involvement of junior scholars (detailing their names and roles in the project); and the proposed impact of the collaboration, both in scientific terms and institutionally. This description must be in French in the French file and in English in the English file.

3. A letter of intent , signed by both the French and American project coordinators indicating their commitment to work together and to observe a proposed calendar of expenses not to exceed ONE page.

A translation of the letter is not necessary. This letter can be either in French or in English. The same letter can be used in both files (French and English) but both files must be complete.

4. A detailed budget , indicating a breakdown of the budget request by category (airfares, lodging, etc.) and an account of other sources of funding (potential and actual)­not to exceed ONE page. A translation of the budget is not necessary. The budget can be either in French or in English. The same document can be used in both files (French and English) but both files must be complete.

5. A curriculum vitae of each project coordinator not to exceed TWO pages each. A translation of the resumes is not necessary. The resumes can be either in French or in English. The same documents can be used in both files (French and English) but both files must be complete.

Application deadline: 01/31/2008

Late or incomplete applications cannot be considered for funding.

Questions should be addressed to any of the following:

France Berkeley Fund, Michelle Bertho, fbf@berkeley.edu, mbertho@berkeley.edu, Call 510-643-5799
Ministère des Affaires Etrangères, Marie Christine Ponamale , Marie-christine.PONAMALE@diplomatie.gouv.fr, Call 01- 43- 17- 86- 28
Awards will be announced around June 15, 2008.