Icarus Program : support to Doctoral Fellowships

Icarus Program : support to Doctoral Fellowships

The Academy of Excellence "Networks, Information, and Digital Society" and the Graduate School "Digital Systems for Humans" operate Icarus Program to give additional means to the doctoral students and their supervisors.

                  ICARUS PROGRAM 

Icarus Program (funded by the Academy of Excellence "Networks, Information, and Digital Society" and the Graduate School DS4H) has been designed to award PhD students and their thesis directors additional money for conference travel and professional equipment.

What is the Objectif ?

The objectif of the Icarus Program is to support a number of Doctoral Fellowships in strategically important academic disciplines.  

What is the amount ?

Icarus aid impacts a limited number of PhD cursus and represents 45.000 € in total.

The amount varies from 7.500 euros to 10.000 euros per doctoral thesis. This amount is allocated for a 3 years period (2018 - 2021) to cover travel and equipment expenses.

Who is eligible ?  

Icarus Program focuses mainly on the PhD fellowships held in research areas strategic for the Academy and the Graduate School DS4H.

The selection of the beneficiaries is coordinated by the Selection Committee of two Doctoral Schools STIC and DESPEG  together with the Steering Committee of the Academy and DS4H. 

The evaluation criteria are as follows : 

  • Threefold scientific excellence : PhD student, thesis subject, PhD advisor ; 
  • Relevance to the strategic research areas ;
  • Implication in the thesis of 2 laboratories from the Université Cote d'Azur. 

New call ? 

The call 2018 is closed.  It is expected to launch a new call in 2019. Stay tuned to the academy's web-site for updates !

List of the thesis benefiting from Icarus funding 

upcoming