For its worldwide position in quality education various institutions offer France scholarships for international students to attract maximum applicants. Number of courses are offered by France institutions at all degree levels i.e. undergraduate, graduate, master’s, PhD and postdoctoral. Funding bodies as European Union, French Ministry of Foreign Education, etc help overseas students by providing financial aids and grants. The list given below enclosed number of scholarships which can be accessed by international students to study in France.
LabexMER International Postdoctoral Fellowships in Marine Sciences
LabexMER is offering international postdoctoral fellowships for young scientists to propose their own research project in marine sciences at several LabexMER laboratories. In order to be eligible, applicants must have received their doctoral degree within the past 3 years at the closing date of the call. The postdoctoral appointment is for a period of two years. Recipients of the awards will receive a net salary of about 2200€ per month. The application deadline is April 30, 2016.
Lebesgue Master Scholarship for International Students
Applications are invited for Lebesgue scholarship from international students to undertake master program in Mathematics in Rennes, Nantes, Angers, Brest or Vannes. The stipend is 10,000 euros per year. The selection will be carried out by the Lebesgue Scientific Committee and the heads of the Masters programmes. It will be based on the academic quality of the applicant. The application deadline for the lebesgue Master Scholarship is March 10th, 2016.
CIMI Doctoral Fellowships for French and Foreign Students
International Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science (CIMI) annually grants doctoral fellowships to French and foreign students. CIMI offers a 3-year support grant for up to 6 students starting a PhD in one of the teams related to CIMI. PhD subjects with interactions between mathematics and computer science will be closely examined. The application deadline is 29th of February 2016.
Grenoble Institute of Technology Foundation Scholarships for International Students
The Grenoble Institute of Technology Foundation is offering a limited number of scholarships for international students to pursue master programme at Grenoble INP. The grant amounts to 5000 euros per semester (maximum duration 1 or 2 semestres). Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of transcripts, reference letters and scientific project. The application deadline is 20th February 2016.
CIMI Master Fellowships for French and Foreign Students
International Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science (CIMI) awards master fellowships for French and foreign students. Up to 4 fellowships for students starting on the first year of a Master’s degree M1 and 10 fellowships for those starting on the second year of a Master’s degree M2 will be available. Fellowships are open for students enrolled in a Master course in Mathematics or Computer Science in one of the programs associated with CIMI. The application deadline is 31st of January 2016.
Ampere Scholarships of Excellence at ENS de Lyon
The ENS de Lyon and its partners offer scholarships for excellent international students to enrol in its Masters programs in the Exact Sciences, the Arts, and Human and Social Sciences (excluding Professional Masters in teaching). Scholarships are open for foreign students. Duration of the scholarship programme is 12 months and covers 1000€/month. The application deadline is January 16th 2016.
AFD-PSIA Student Scholarship for African Students
Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po (PSIA) and the French Development Agency together are offering Student Scholarship program for African students. There are multiple scholarships ranging from partial to full tuition fee grants offered every year for incoming students in the Master in Development Practice at PSIA. The deadline to apply for the AFD-PSIA Scholarship is 10th January 2016.
KSP Student Excellence Master’s Scholarship for International Students
France scholarship for international students is offered for pursuing masters degree at Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po. The scholarship is offered for two years of study on condition of completing the scholarship requirements. Multiple scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis in 2016-2017 and cover tuition fees. Application deadline is January 10, 2016.
Erasmus Scholarships for Master Studies in Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling
Erasmus Scholarships is open for masters students in the field of Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling during the edition 2016-2018. There are two types of scholarships directed to partner countries and programme countries. Scholarship is open for students from any region of the world who have obtained a bachelor degree in Chemistry, Physics, Material Science or Pharmaceutical Sciences (or related degrees). Scholarships will cover tuition fees, living and travel expenses. The application deadline is 3rd January, 2016.
International Business Scholarships for Foreign Students
Institut de Langues et de Commerce International(ILCI) offers numbers of scholarship to foreign students willing to study MBA in France, ILCI scholarships in MBA in International Business will cover up to 50% of tuition fees according to excellency of candidates. The scholarship offered twice a year. Candidates must have BAC+4 (4 years Bachelor or 3 years bachelor and M1 completed). Deadline for application is 31 December each year.
Master Scholarships for Foreign Students in Ile-de-France
Ile-de-France Scholarships are open to foreign students aged 30 maximum in the year of selection for the academic year 2015-2016. These scholarships are available for students wishing to prepare a master’s degree in initial training and apprenticeship in a higher education institution in Ile-de- France (Island of France) whatever the chosen field of study. All nationalities are eligible to apply. However, priority is given to applicants from countries from which priority areas of decentralized cooperation in the region. The closing date for applications is March 31, 2015.
Pasteur Institute Roux-Cantarini Postdoctoral Fellowships
Applications are invited for Pasteur Institute Roux-Cantarini Postdoctoral Fellowships 2015 Spring. Fellowships are open for young scientists of any nationality the opportunity to perform a first or a second postdoctoral training in a laboratory of the Institut Pasteur. Postdoctoral fellowships are awarded for a period of up to two years. The application deadlines are March 12, 2015 and September 10, 2015.
IFA Postgraduate Scholarships for French and International Students
International Fashion Academy is offering Postgraduate Scholarships for French and International Students, 2015. Scholarships are open to both domestic and international students. Total four scholarships are awarded for MBA in Perfume & Cosmetics Management and Global Fashion Media. The application deadline is 31st March, 2015.
International PhD Positions for Labex SIGNALIFE Program in Cell Signaling
The Labex (Laboratory of Excellence) SIGNALIFE at University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis is inviting applications for up to 20 available 3 year PhD positions for research on topics relating to cell signaling. The PhD position will start in September 2015. Candidates must have achieved academic excellence and be highly motivated to pursue a PhD project in one of the available research areas. A minimum of 6 months laboratory experience is essential. The application deadline is March 31, 2015.
Erasmus Mundus MEEES Scholarships for International Students
Applications are invited for Erasmus Mundus scholarships available to applicants from all nationalities. These scholarships are awarded for 18-months MSc programme in Earthquake Engineering and Engineering Seismology at the Institute for Advanced Study of Pavia (IUSS), the University of Patras, the University of Grenoble 1 “Joseph Fourier” and the Middle East Technical University. There are three types of scholarships are available within the scope of the MEEES programme: Category A Scholarships for third-country nationals, Category B Scholarships for European applicants and Consortium Scholarship for students of any nationality. The scholarships range from 15,000€ (Euro) to 38,000€ (Euro). The application deadline is 30 March, 2015.
Fyssen Foundation Postdoctoral Grants for French and Foreign Researchers
Fyssen Foundation is offering postdoctoral grants for researchers who wish to achieve their project in a Laboratory in abroad (French researchers) or France (foreign researchers). The Postdoctoral fellowship will start on September 1st of the application year the earliest and at the latest on January of the next year. Grants are awarded from 8 months to 12 months not renewable. These grants of an annual maximum amount of 25 000 euros, intend to cover expenses of hosting, stay and health insurance. The application deadline is 1st April, 2015.
HEC Paris MBA Scholarship
France scholarship for international students is available for pursuing master degree at HEC Paris. Students must have completed an undergraduate program at an accredited university. Student should be an athlete who has represented their country at a national level. The amount of the scholarship varies from €6,000 to €24,000. The application for scholarship will close within a week of admission. The application deadlines for admission are: 1st January, 1st February, 1st March, 1st April, 1st May, 1st June and 1st July (for September intake).
Fellowships are available for pursuing PhD program at two different institutions located in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain or United Kingdom. Up to 9 fellowships are awarded for the full PhD period. Non-native English speakers require a minimum level equivalent to an IELTS score equal to 7.0. Online application deadline is before 6th January 2014.
Teaching Assistantship for KSP Visiting Faculty Program
The assistantship is available for teaching at the Paris School in International Affairs of Sciences Po. Applications from all social sciences and the humanities are welcome. A teaching position is available for the spring semester 2015. The deadline to apply is 28th January, 2014.
The Camargo Foundation Fellowships
The Camargo Foundation has invited applications for four to eleven weeks residential fellowships. Foundation welcomes artists and scholars from all countries, nationalities and career levels to work on specific projects or areas of inquiry. Fellows may work individually or with a collaborator. Fellows are housed in private apartments with kitchens on the Foundation’s campus, all with views of the Mediterranean and the Port of Cassis. A stipend of 600US$ per month is available, as is funding for basic transportation to and from Cassis for the residency. The application deadline is January 13, 2015.
PhD Studentship in the School of Forensic and Investigative Sciences
This studentship is available for pursuing PhD degree level. Applicants should have an undergraduate or postgraduate in a relevant discipline. A strong interest in analytical chemistry (spectroscopy) is essential. The application deadline is 31st January 2014.
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