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LabEx Milyon Master Scholarship for Foreign Students in France, 2019

The Excellence Laboratory  Milyon is inviting applications for scholarships for master degree programme for the year 2019. Scholarships are available for foreign nationals.

MILYON is a LabEx (Laboratoire d’Excellence), a centre of Excellence, carried forward by the researchers in the fields of mathematics and theoretical computer science of the University of Lyon in the region of Lyon Saint-Etienne.

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MILYON is one of the projects of Excellence that was awarded a LabEx grant (Laboratoire d’Excellence) by the French National Agency for Research (ANR), as part of the program “Investments for the Future” (Investissements d’Avenir) after a first call for proposals in 2010.MILYON is one of the twelve LabEx awarded to the University of Lyon.

Scholarship Description

  • Applications Deadline: January 10, 2019
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Master degree programme.
  • Study Subject: The Excellence Laboratory Milyon supports the following programs:


  • Advanced Mathematics 1st year and 2nd year (ENS de Lyon/Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1) – program in English
  • Fundamental Computer Science 1st year and 2nd year (ENS de Lyon) – program in English
  • Maths in Action: from concept to innovation 2nd year (Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1/École Centrale de Lyon/ENS de Lyon) – program in English
  • General Mathematics 1st year (Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1/Université Jean Monnet Saint-Étienne) – program in French
  • Applications for the following master training program may be considered if they are part of a study plan clearly oriented toward research and as a first year for the M2 “Math en Action”. The applications should present convincing elements in this respect.
  • Applied mathematics and statistics Master program 1st year (Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1) – program in French
  • Scholarship Award: The Excellence Laboratory Milyon offers Master or 3rd year (Bachelor level) scholarships of a net amount of 1 000 euros/month, for 10 months. The scholarships are renewable on an annual basis.
    In addition to its regular scholarships program, Milyon can supplement (up to 1 000 euros/month for 10 months) partial support for studying in the Lyon-Saint-Étienne area.
  • Nationality: Scholarships are available for international students.
  • Number of Scholarships: The high quality programs attract numerous students, including foreign ones.
  • Scholarship can be taken in France

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: Scholarships are available for international students.

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Programs in French: candidates must have a good level in French. For candidates using the CEF procedure, a B2 level in French is required.

Application Procedure

How to Apply: Candidates must upload the following documents:

  1. Résumé (vitae) (at most 2 pages)
  2. Motivation letter
  3. Scanned version of academic results (all university years if available)
  4. Description of the courses followed in 2016-2017
  5. Two recommendation letters (one from the tutor in 2016-2017)

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