France-Berkeley Fund Application Overview

The France-Berkeley Fund 2018 competition is now closed. 

Applications for the 2019 competition will be open in early fall.

The FBF Call for Projects is open to applicants from UC Berkeley and UC Davis. Before submitting your online application, please review our detailed guidelines:

UC Berkeley Application Guidelines

UC Davis Application Guidelines 

**For UC Davis Applicants:

For each award, UC Davis will contribute a maximum of $8,000--a maximum of $4,000 from Office of Sponsored Programs, provided that a minimum of $4,000 is provided by the PI’s department--and UC Berkeley will contribute a maximum of $4,000. To confirm that costs will be shared before submission to the France-Berkeley Fund, all proposals from UC Davis must go through:

The Office of Sponsored Programs, Office of Research
1850 Research Park
University of California, Davis
Phone: 530-754-7700
Fax: 530-754-8229

For more information, please contact Ahmad Hakim-Elahi (

Projects can be funded to a maximum of $12,000 USD.

Sponsored projects can begin between July 1 and December 31 of the application year. Projects must be completed within one year of their start date.

After compiling your application materials according to the guidelines, proceed to the Online Application Site.

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