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Jean Zeitoun Endowment Fund
Presentation

Objectives

Jean Zeitoun Endowment Fund was founded by his sisters and close friends. Its goal is to offer sponsorship for scientific research contributions in sciences of the universe, astrophysics, cosmology, quantum physics, astrobiology, astronomical observation, and combined mathematics.

Constitution and scope

Jean Zeitoun Endowment Fund was founded in October 2021 under the law n° 2008-776 from 4th August 2008 for modernizing economy and the decree n° 2009-158 from 11th February 2009 concerning endowment funds.

 

This fund is registred in the Officiel Journal .

 

The fund’s primary objective is to:

  • support and finance research projects in the scientific domains of sciences of the universe, astrophysics, cosmology, quantum physics, astrobiology, astronomical observation, and mathematics applied to these fields,

  • grant research fellowships,

  • attribute awards to young researchers,

  • bring its support to awareness raising and popularizing events in the domains mentioned above, and

  • more globally, to help any project which aims to circulate scientific knowledge in these domains.

 

Jean Zeitoun Endowment Fund has no time limit.

The fund governance

The Jean Zeitoun Endowment Fund is represented by its board of directors.

The board of directors is legally liable for producing the fund annual statements. It decides on the fund investment strategy. It approves the annual activity report according to article 8 of the n° 2009-158 decree from 11th February 2009 concerning endowment funds.

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