The Eiffel scholarship programme

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The Eiffel programme is a scholarship programme run by the French Foreign Ministry in order to help French HEI to  attract the top International Students to Master’s degrees and PhD programmes

Selection procedure

PhD scholarships : international PhD students under 35 of age under  a co-supervised or co-directed PhD programme in any field of study at Université Paris-Sud, applying for the first time (no possibility of combining the Eiffel scholarship with any other financial aid  from the French government).

At Master’s level : international students under 30 of age  reading Law, Engineering sciences, Political Science, Economics, Management , applying for the first time (no possibility of combining the Eiffel scholarship with any other financial aid  from the French government).

Duration of the scholarship

PhD Programme : the Eiffel scholarship is allocated for a maximum of 12 months (a break-down can be operated)

Master’s programme : the Eiffel scholarship is allocated for :

  • A maximum of 12 months , for an M2 enrollment (Year 2 of the Master’s degree)
  • A maximum of 24 months,  for an M1 enrollment ( Year 1 of the Master’s degree)
  • A maximum of 36 months,  for enrolling in a Master of Engineering  degree

Amount of the scholarship

PhD: €1,400 per month

Master’s degrees : € 1,181 / month

Step by step procedure

Master’s degree candidates should choose one of the courses offered at Université Paris-Sud:

1/ Application files as well as the  documents listed below must be sent to   :

  • Curriculum Vitae/ Resume
  • Cover letter / statement of purpose
  • Transcripts of records (issued by all the Higher Education Institutions you were / have been enrolled in)
  • Official academic ranking from the previous year stating the rank and the number of students in the same training course
  • One or two testimonials

Deadline Friday, December 6th 2019  (midnight)

Incomplete or late application files will not be processed (no answers will be sent)

 

2/ The application will then be sent to the relevant course directors. If you are short-listed, you will then fill in the application form with your course director. The file will be sent by the main international office (DRI : Direction des Relations Internationales) to the course director(s) upon request.

PhD candidates should fill in the application form together with their PhD supervisors. The file will be sent by the main international office (DRI : Direction des Relations Internationales) to the PhD supervisor upon request.