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PhD "Position Grant"

Objective: Master students willing to engage in a PhD in one of the 7 TULIP Laboratories can apply for a grant covering from 20% to a maximum of 50% of the total salary cost of a three-years doctoral allocation contract.

Number of PhD position Grant available in this campaign: from 3 to 5

Description of the selection process: a pre-selection will be made based on a document provided by candidates. Pre-selected candidates will be asked to make a short oral presentation in front of an internal TULIP-GS jury. All applications retained after this step will be sent to the external TULIP-GS Advisory Board that will make the final selection of laureates.

Selection criteria (by order of priority):

  1. Academic merit of candidates based on their grades and rankings in the third year of their undergraduate cursus (Licence 3) and during their Master program. Candidates must fulfill the minimum criteria required to integrate the Toulouse SEVAB or Perpignan ED305 doctoral schools.
  2. Priority will be given to PhD project at the interface between functional biology and ecology/evolution or between the Major Themes of Research (MTRs) of the TULIP LabEx
  3. Quality of the written and oral presentation of candidate's research projects, including an evaluation of their English language skills
  4. Special attention will be given for geographical and/or thematical mobilities
  5. Relevance of the strategy of co-financing for the PhD

Our selection procedure will guarantee equal opportunities to all applicants

Expected structure of the application:

  1. A short CV and a description of the academic background of the candidate (1 page*)
  2. A short description of projects and realizations made while conducting undergraduate and/or graduate internships (1 page*)
  3. A description of the PhD project including only two key references (1 page*)
  4. A timetable of milestones and deliverables for the three years period (1/2 page*)
  5. A note from the PhD supervisor supporting the candidate, presenting the strategy to co-finance the remaining salary cost and the cost of planned experiments and indicating the number of PhD students actually under his/her supervision (a few lines)

*Calibri 12 font, 2,5cm margin and 1.5 line spacing

Applications must be sent as one single pdf file to


  1. Publication of the call: September 21, 2020
  2. Application deadline: October 21, 2020 at 12 p.m.
  3. Publication of results: Before December 4, 2020

The PhD position grant will be attributed only if the complementary financing is obtained and the thesis started before December 20, 2021