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Participating Universities: Most universities in France are part of this scholarship program. Discover how to apply below to find out which universities are involved.

Scholarship Name: France Excellence Eiffel Scholarship Program

Scholarship Description: The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program was created by the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs to enable French higher education institutions to attract the best foreign students for master’s and doctoral programs. This program provides opportunities for future foreign decision-makers in the private and public sectors, prioritizing fields of study.

Accepted students in public educational institutions are exempt from registration fees.

Master’s Level:

The Eiffel Scholarship for master’s level studies includes a monthly allowance of 1,181 Euros (consisting of a maintenance allowance of 1,031 Euros and a monthly stipend of 150 Euros). Additionally, the program covers various benefits, including international round-trip airfare, health insurance, and cultural activities. Students can also benefit from a housing allowance.

Doctorate Level:

For doctoral studies, the Eiffel Scholarship provides a monthly allowance of 1,400 Euros. Similar to the master’s level, it covers international round-trip airfare, health insurance, and cultural activities, along with a housing allowance.

Payment Methods: The scholarship is disbursed monthly through bank transfers to a French bank account that the student will open at the beginning of the academic program.

Eligible Countries: Applicants from all over the world can apply for the French Government Scholarship.

Academic Levels: Available for both Master’s and Doctorate levels.

Scholarship Duration

Master’s Level:

  • A maximum of 12 months when registering for M2.
  • A maximum of 24 months when registering for M1.
  • A maximum of 36 months to complete an engineering degree.

Doctorate Level:

  • The Eiffel Scholarship is granted for 12 months in France.

Additional Benefits

For Master’s Level:

  • Full tuition fees covered.
  • Free accommodation.
  • Monthly stipend.
  • Round-trip airfare.
  • Cultural activities.
  • Health insurance.

For Doctorate Level:

  • Monthly supplement for living expenses in addition to monthly stipends.
  • One round-trip international airfare from your home country to France.
  • Cultural activities.
  • Housing allowance.

Available Specializations

The Eiffel Scholarships cover the following seven fields of study for both master’s and doctoral levels:

  1. Sciences and Technology.
  2. Biology and Health.
  3. Environmental Studies.
  4. Mathematics and Digital Sciences.
  5. Engineering Sciences.
  6. Humanities and Social Sciences.
  7. History, French Language, and Civilization.
  8. Law and Political Science.
  9. Economics and Management.

Admission Criteria

  • Applicants from outside France are eligible to apply.
  • Up to 25 years old for a master’s degree.
  • Up to 30 years old for a doctoral degree.

How to Apply?

Step 1:

  • Contact Campus France in your home country or the Cultural and Cooperation Department of the French Embassy, which can guide and advise you on your study plans.
  • It’s up to you to choose the college or university that suits your study plans in France.
  • French higher education institutions handle the applications.

Step 2:

  • The institution accepts and supports your application for the Eiffel Scholarship.
  • You submit your application online through the dedicated Campus France website, and you’re accepted!

Application Deadline

January 10, 2024.

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to study in France, one of the world’s most renowned academic destinations. With the 2024 French Government Scholarship (Eiffel), you can not only access top-tier education but also enjoy the cultural richness of this remarkable country. Apply now and unlock your academic dreams!

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. Who is eligible for the Eiffel Scholarship?

  • The Eiffel Scholarship is open to applicants from all over the world.

2. Can I apply for the Eiffel Scholarship for both master’s and doctoral programs?

  • Yes, you can apply for both master’s and doctoral levels.

3. What is the maximum age limit for Eiffel Scholarship applicants?

  • Applicants should be up to 25 years old for a master’s degree and up to 30 years old for a doctoral degree.

4. How do I choose the university for my studies in France?

  • You have the freedom to choose the college or university that aligns with your study plans in France.

5. What does the Eiffel Scholarship cover for master’s students?

  • The Eiffel Scholarship for master’s students includes full tuition fees, free accommodation, a monthly stipend, round-trip airfare, cultural activities, and health insurance. Students can also benefit from a housing allowance.