Eiffel Scholarship for Graduate Studies in France
Type: Master's Degree, Ph.D. or Other Doctoral Degrees
Who: Students interested in studying their master's or PhD in France
What: Full scholarship + Living expenses + insurance
Where: Partner Universities in France
Program Length: One to three years
Deadline to Apply: 08 January 2021
Citizenship: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Destination Countries: France
Academic Subject(s): Economics, Engineering, Law, Political Science
The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program was established by the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs to help French institutions of higher education in their efforts to attract top foreign students to their master’s degree and doctoral programs.
The Eiffel Program has two components:
– The master’s component offers 12 to 36 months of funding to enable scholarship holders to earn a master’s-level degree.
– The doctoral component supports up to 12 months of doctoral research in France as part of a joint doctoral program. The 12 months may be divided into two or three separate periods.
Fields of study:
– Economics and management
– Engineering at the master’s level and the sciences more broadly at the doctoral level (engineering as well as mathematics, physics, chemistry, the life sciences, nanotechnology and biotechnology, earth sciences, space sciences, environmental sciences, and information and communication sciences and technologies)
– Political science
Deadline: January 8, 2021. Only applications submitted by French educational institutions will be accepted. Interested students should contact the institution that is to submit their application to determine that institution’s deadline for receiving students’ application materials.
– Nationality: The Eiffel Program is reserved for non-French nationals. Candidates with two nationalities, one of which is French, are not eligible.
– Age: Candidates for the master’s component must be 30 or under at the time of the 2021 competition. Candidates for the doctoral component must be 35 or under at the time of the 2021 competition.
– Language proficiency: When preselecting non-French-speaking candidates, institutions shall ensure that the candidates’ language skills meet the requirements of the academic program.
For more information about eligibility, please visit the Eiffel Program Guidelines at this web page.
How to apply
First step: Contact the International Relations department of the French university where you wish to study to know its deadline for submitting application materials. You may also contact the French embassy or Campus France office of your home country for assistance.
Second step: After your French institution has decided to support your application to the Eiffel Program, it will send you the application form and help you fill it out. Finally, they will send the application on your behalf.
More information for students interested in participating in the Eiffel Program is available here.