The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs created the France Excellence Eiffel scholarship program as a mechanism to help French higher education institutions draw the top international students to their Master’s and Doctoral/PhD degree programs.
It encourages applications from students in emerging nations at the Master’s level and from students in emerging and industrialized countries at the PhD level. It prepares future foreign decision-makers from the corporate and public sectors in key fields of study.
Education has always been a beacon of enlightenment, empowering individuals to pursue their dreams and contribute to the betterment of society. France, known for its rich culture, history, and world-class education, has opened its doors to international students through a comprehensive scholarship program for Master’s and Doctoral/PhD studies.
France has long been a hub for academic excellence, attracting students from all corners of the globe. The France Scholarship Program exemplifies the country’s commitment to nurturing talent and promoting international cooperation. This initiative is primarily aimed at Master’s and Doctoral/PhD candidates, offering a wide range of scholarships designed to cover living expenses, and more.
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One of the most remarkable features of the France Scholarship Program is its inclusivity. It caters to a diverse array of academic disciplines, including but not limited to engineering, humanities, social sciences, arts, and natural sciences. This diversity ensures that students with various interests and backgrounds can find opportunities that align with their educational and career aspirations.
Mastering one’s chosen field often comes with financial challenges. Recognizing this, the France Scholarship Program provides substantial financial support to its recipients. These scholarships can offer a monthly stipend to cover living expenses, and even assist with healthcare costs. This financial aid relieves the burden on students, allowing them to focus on their studies and research.
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For Doctoral/PhD candidates, France is an especially attractive destination due to its robust research infrastructure and resources. Students have the chance to collaborate with renowned professors and researchers, gaining invaluable experience and contributing to cutting-edge discoveries in their fields.
France is not just about academics; it’s an immersion in culture and language. Studying in France provides students with the opportunity to become proficient in French, a valuable skill in an increasingly globalized world. Moreover, living in this culturally rich country offers a unique chance to explore history, art, and cuisine while building international friendships.
The France Scholarship Program for Master’s and Doctoral/PhD study is a golden opportunity for students worldwide to pursue higher education in a country renowned for its academic excellence and cultural richness. It not only offers financial support but also opens doors to cutting-edge research and personal growth.
Aspiring scholars should not hesitate to explore the myriad of opportunities that France provides through this program. Applying now could be the first step towards a transformative educational journey in one of the world’s most captivating destinations.
What are the areas of study?
The two main disciplinary fields for the France Excellence Eiffel scholarships cover the following seven areas of study for the Master’s and Doctorate elements:
For Science and Technology:
- Biology and Health
- Ecological Transition
- Mathematics and Digital
- Engineering Sciences
For Humanities and Social Sciences:
- History, French language and civilization
- Law and political science
- Economics and management
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What are the levels of study?
French higher education institutions who submit candidates to the France Excellence Eiffel program agree to enroll them:
- in courses leading to a master’s degree
- in an engineering program
- in a joint doctoral program (joint supervision of dissertation and/or dual degree), in partnership with a partner institution abroad.
What are the durations of the scholarship?
- a maximum of 12 months when enrolling in an M2
- a maximum of 24 months when enrolling in an M1
- a maximum of 36 months for the completion of an engineering degree
- The France Excellence Eiffel scholarship is awarded for a period of 6 to 36 months starting on September 1 of the year the scholarship is awarded.
What are the benefits under the scholarship?
- France Excellence Eiffel scholarship holders receive a monthly allowance of €1,181 (Php 71,403) to which is added several services: International transportation, national transportation, insurance, housing searches, cultural activities, etc.
- France Excellence Eiffel scholarship holders receive a monthly stipend of €1,700 (PHP 102,782) to which is added several services: international transportation, national transportation, insurance, housing searches, cultural activities, etc.
Note: For both elements of the program, tuition fees are not covered by the France Excellence Eiffel program.
- Opening of the call for applications: week of September 18, 2023.
- Deadline for the reception of applications by Campus France: January 10, 2024 included.
- Publication of results: week of 1 April, 2024.
How to file your application?
For all interested applicants, you may carefully read the detailed announcement of Campus France via this link.
Source: Campus France
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