Every year, CNES grants hundreds of research allowances in science fields for engineers (orbital systems, space transport systems) and sciences using space assets (Universe science, Earth science, Microgravity science) to young French and foreign scientists interested in space activities :
- PhD contracts to prepare a university PhD in a research laboratory in France.thesis contracts with a view to preparing a university doctoral thesis in a research laboratory in France.
- Post-PhD contracts granted for a research job at CNES or at a laboratory in France.
All the application requirements and all the details of how to apply can be find on the CNES Website:
The application forms filled and signed are requested for March 31st 2015 at the latest.