Grants and Opportunities [fr]

Call for projects Fonds Pacifique


A call for projects is launched by the permanent Secretariat for the Pacific, with the view to select projects susceptible to be funded by the "Fund for economic, social and cultural cooperation for the Pacific ", or "Fonds Pacifique". The selected projects will contribute to the regional insertion of the French communities: New Caledonia, French Polynesia and islands Wallis and Futuna.

The projects must be co-financed at least at 50 % of the total amount of the eligible expenses

- The projects submitted by Australian partners have to be sent by email at the service of cooperation and cultural action of the Embassy of France in Canberra (, and their description must be drafted in French –for Australian partners

More information


AFRAN Call for initiatives 2018

- Applications until 15th of July 2018

The AFRAN Association will fund initiatives or series of smaller, integrated initiatives (e.g. series of network building activities, one-off or series of collaborative research exhibitions or productions, symposia/workshops focussed on community development) designed to federate, build and scale up thematic communities around particular research and innovation areas within the perimeter of AFRAN and/or between France and Australia.

AFRAN will offer funding up to AUD 5,000 (five thousand Australian dollars) towards logistics and/or travel costs for selected initiatives.

This program only funds projects initiated by members of AFRAN.

More information on AFRAN website


PHC FASIC 2018 Program: 3 calls for applications are now closed.


The French Embassy in Australia puts in place in 2018 a brand new set of research collaborative instruments under the umbrella of the PHC FASIC program. This program is meant as a catalyst and aims to support the launch and the critical early-stage development of bilateral research projects between France and Australia. It also aims to support the strategic scaling-up of science and technology collaborations.

In a nutshell, the FASIC will contribute to initiate or reinforce bilateral research collaborations, will enable scientists from France and Australian research institutions to meet and discuss future collaborative projects. This program is meant to support the establishment of joint research labs or scientific networks between France and Australia.

Submitted projects must be joint research projects involving at least a French and an Australian research partners.

Matching fund from the partnering Australian research institutions is requested and will stand as one of the eligibility criteria of the submitted projects.

The FASIC will be implemented along three different schemes:
• FASIC WORKSHOPS : For more information and to apply, click on this link

• FASIC PHD : For more information and to apply, click on this link

• FASIC RESEARCHERS : For more information, click on this link, and to apply you can refer to the application process on this link


SAAFE program 2018

- Applications until 1st of May 2018

Launch of the call SAAFE 2018, with AINSE, ANSTO, and the Embassy of France in Australia. The objective of the SAAFE program is to foster research collaborations between France and Australia in nuclear science and engineering in the field of human health, environment and nuclear fuel cycle.

The program will support early career researchers at PhD level to expand research and innovation activities and to initiate sustainable research networks and linkages to support Australia and France research and innovation.

More information, guidelines and conditions, as well as the application form are available on the AINSE website


English Language Teaching Assistants Programs

Metropolitan France and the Overseas Departments


Applications for the 2018 program are currently closed. Please contact to be notified about the next round of applications.
Click here for more information.

New Caledonia


Applications for the 2019 program are open!
Click here for more information.



Applications for the 2019 program are open!
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Nicolas Baudin Travel Grant

Applications for 2018-2019 are closed.

The Nicolas Baudin travel grant is designed to encourage students to undertake study, research or professional development in France.

The Nicolas Baudin Travel Grant is eponymously named after the famous French explorer and botanical voyager who in 1802, at the same time as Matthew Flinders, charted the coast of New Holland (Australia).


Creative France short program

The Embassy of France in Australia is supporting the establishment of short-term programs in the form of summer (or winter) schools co-organized by French and Australian tertiary education institutions, and bringing together students from both countries around a theme of common interest.

For more information, click HERE

Dernière modification : 08/10/2018

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