Apply for a Grant

The main target of the Fondation Jerome Lejeune, a non profit foundation, is research into genetic diseases with intellectual disability.


If you are a researcher investigating intellectual disability from genetic origin appearing in early childhood, the Scientific Advisory Board of the Jerome Lejeune Foundation invites you to submit your research project aiming at deciphering the pathophysiology of the cognitive deficits of patients, especially those with trisomy 21 (Down syndrome) and other rare abnormalities such as fragile X, cri du chat, Rett, Williams-Beuren, Prader-Willi, Angelman, and other syndromes, excluding autism.

Every type of research can be considered, e.g. from molecular biology to clinical pharmacology to neuropsychology.

Grants are offered for one or two year(s) within the range of EUR 20 000 per year. Clinical projects could benefit from more funding.

The Jerome Lejeune Foundation also funds the organization of conferences or courses.

For further details, please click on SAMPLE below.



Practical information

Please fill in the online application form on (Heading: Apply for a Grant) from 2016/01/10 to 2016/03/07.

Date of provisional Scientific Advisory Board decision: June 2016
Board of Directors final decision: July 2016



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