What is fundit?

Fund┋it broadcasts calls for research funding and mobility for post-doctoral scholars in the social sciences and humanities. Want to come to France? Find a fellowship somewhere in the world? Or simply get your research project funded? Here's all the information you need. We find it, you fund┋it!

Who is fundit for?

• Postdocs, senior scholars and advanced graduate students from outside France wishing to come to France or to find funding opportunities

• French postdocs, senior scholars and advanced graduate students wishing to go abroad or to find funding opportunities

  • Nota : All international fellowships and funding opportunities listed on fund┋it are guaranteed to be open to French scholars or scholars affiliated with a French institution. However, in most cases other nationalities are also eligible.

1) A database

fundit: a gold mine of valuable information

You feel like moving, setting off, going international, simply discovering all the possibilities for conducting your research outside France? You want to come to France for a research stay? You are looking for grants to fund a research program?

Choose and set your future course.

  • You are looking for European or international research grants? -> Choose Funding research
  • You want an opportunity for a research stay abroad or in France? -> Choose International mobility

Finding a call for applications

Once you have chosen the area you are interested in, you will find a list of all open calls matching your search. There is a call catching your attention? Just click on it, you will find every essential bit of information, and if you'd like to apply just follow the link on the top right corner.

For that matter don't forget to set up your fund┋it user account.

Refining and saving your search results

The list of open calls seems endless? You would like to refine your results? Open then advanced search to find several filter allowing you to select certain disciplines, certain destinations, or certain topics. Choose, submit, and check out the offers!

You have come across your dream project? Bookmark it, so you can easily find it again in your user account.

Never miss a call again!

So you have come across your dream program, but you would still like to stay up to date on upcoming calls? Or you haven't found the perfect call yet, but certainly don't want to miss it when it comes up?

Sort your results by means of the filter menu and "Save your search": set up your account if you haven't done so yet (takes you two minutes maximum), and we will let you know on a daily or weekly basis when there are new calls matching your saved search. You can set up new searches or delete them as you please in your user account.

* Good to know n°1
fund┋it is also a database for funding or host institutions in the social sciences and humanities. When there are no interesting open calls for you, just use the menu on the top left corner of the page and browse through the institutions.

* Good to know n°2
If you know about an open call that is not yet listed on fund┋it, you can submit it to us. Simply use the "contact" form to send us your suggestion, we will publish it as soon as possible. Your help is greatly appreciated!

2) Let’s stay in touch!

fundit has even more to offer!

Subscribe to the newsletter

Subscribe to the monthly fund┋it newsletter to follow all the news about SSH research fundings and international mobility.

Read the blog

And because any piece of information can be a key to success, we are also keeping a blog where we regularly post former fellows' feedback, or interviews, or accounts from funding bodies, letting you in on some tips and tricks on how to stand out with your application. 

Follow us on social media

It goes without saying that you can also find us on Facebook and Twitter where many calls are posted, too. We are always trying to make it as easy as we can for you.

Share your experience
-> You are familiar with a program, you have maybe even been one of its past (and most eminent) fellows: share your impressions and advice with us, you will be sure to help more than one potential candidate.

Join the fundit community

3) Our fundit guarantees

fundit guarantees you that:

  • all calls listed are currently open for application;
  • all mobilities are fully funded and of 1 month minimum;
  • all information is up-to-date and scrutinized;
  • none of the calls listed includes any application fees whatsoever to be paid by the candidate.

And... fundit is free! What are you waiting for? Sign in and ... fundit!