Since 2019, the Foundation has decided to contribute even more significantly to research by offering regularly thesis scholarships, to a maximum of two simultaneous theses.
The thesis projects proposed are required to be clearly in frame with the statutory scientific objectives of the Foundation : knowledge of the Dombes environments and of the animal and plant species that live there.
The thesis projects are required to be in frame with the present day objectives of French scientific research and to be based at least in part on the Foundation domain and its scientific and documentary bases. Comparative projects that include other parts of the Dombes or other comparable regions, french or not, will be considered.
The call for projects is open to any innovative subject. Particular attention, but not an exclusive one, will be paid to subjects covering the following themes: