TESS Booster

In order to encourage doctoral students to develop a world-class scientific project during their thesis, the TESS programme offers financial support known as a Booster. A lump sum of up to 10 000€ is awarded to a limited number of projects to contribute towards the costs of data acquisition (fieldwork, analysis, calculations, etc.) and equipment, etc. The funds are to be used to further develop a particular aspect of the thesis, increasing the visibility of the doctoral student and encouraging international recognition. Excellent students registered in the first year of their PhD are encouraged to apply.

2022 application schedule

Applications for 2022 are currently closed.

  • Applications open: 1 December 2021
  • Deadline for applications: 10 January 2022
  • Publishing of results: 31 January 2022

2022 “Booster” Results

Of the 12 applications received, the TESS council approved funding for 10 doctoral students with grants ranging from 3500 to 10 000€. Name Laboratory Thesis title ALEAUKillian ONERA Development of a supercontinuum scatterometer for the spectro-polarimetric characterization of aerosols: application to the lidar inversion problem AL-KHOURYIbrahim GET Semi-conceptual spatialized modeling of surface – underground water […]

2021 “Booster” Results

Of the 19 applications received, the TESS council approved funding for 10 doctoral students with grants ranging from 3000 to 10 000€. Name Laboratory Thesis title BENDINGERArne LEGOS SWOT observability of internal tides and eddies interactions around New Caledonia BENICHEMargot LEGOS Nonlinearities in the atmospheric response to El Niño: Idealisedstatistical and dynamical modelling GAUBERTThierry ONERA […]

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