How to apply for a grant
Every year the Fondation Napoléon encourages the study of the First and Second Empires by awarding six research grants to six French or non-French students in the first year of their PhD (or MPhil intending to go on to PhD) on a First or Second Empire subject.
Each research grant is worth 7,500 Euros.
The grants are awarded by the jury of the Fondation Napoléon Grands Prix and Research Grants.
To compete, please fill in the following form, sending with it a 2-3 page description of your research project, proof of status, and a letter of recommendation from your director of studies. Dossiers should reach the Fondation by 30 September of the year in question.
Send a completed dossier to :
148, bld Haussmann
As of 2 July 2012, the Fondation Napoléon will be located in its new offices at:
7 rue Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire
For further information on the Research Grants :
Thierry Lentz, director of the Fondation Napoléon, email: lentz(at)napoleon(dot)org
Download the dossier (in French)
Winners of the Fondation NapolÉon Research Grants
THE 2012 RESEARCH GRANTS
The FIRST EMPIRE Research Grants 2012 support research in the following areas:
The SECOND EMPIRE Research Grant 2012 supports research in the following area:
The FIRST AND SECOND EMPIRE Research Grants 2012 support research in the following areas:
To view previous research projects supported, click here
Every year, the Fondation Napoléon History Prizes and Research Grants are awarded at a ceremony in the presence of HIH the Princess Napoléon.