• B orn after 31 December 1975 you will be under 30 years of age in 2005.
  • You are a native of a Mediterranean country.
  • You wish to develop a project furthering the knowledge and understanding of Mediterranean cultures.

Every year the Marc de Montalembert Foundation offers a grant of 7000 euro to enable the implementation of such projects.

To apply for the 2005 Marc de Montalembert grant candidates should send a project outline along with a request for an application form to

  • the following e-mail address: montalembert@fondationmdm.com
  • or postal address: Fondation Marc de Montalembert, Fondation de France, 40, Avenue Hoche, Paris 75008.
  • Deadline for submission of the full application: December 31, 2004 All these informations are available at:

The grant is meant to incite research and appreciation of the region's cultural diversities. Candidates will be required to travel outside their native country to pursue their research on a subject of their choice. The result of their investigations can take the form of expression of their choice: written, oral or visual. Should the candidate so desire, the elaboration of the final result of the project can be carried out while in residence at the Marc de Montalembert Foundation on the island of Rhodes.