2022 Eiffel Scholarship Awards for Excellence in France -NEW

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Dealines:

  • Opening of the call for applications: week of September 27, 2021
  • Deadline for the reception of applications by Campus France:  January 7th 2022.
  • Publication of results: week of 4 April, 2022

Application calls for the Eiffel Scholarship Awards for Excellence in France 2022. The scholarship award is open to all high achieving and outstanding international applicants for the 2022/2023 academic session.

Fields of study for Master and Doctorial:

The two spheres of Eiffel scholarships are available in the following seven fields:


• Science and techniques

  • Biology and health
  • Ecological transition
  • Mathematics and digital
  • Science and engineering
    • Human and social sciences
  • History, French language and civilization
  • Law and political sciences
  • Economics and management

Level Study:

French institutions nominating candidates for the Eiffel Program commit to admit
them to:
• a master’s degree program
• an engineering program
• a joint doctoral program (joint supervision of dissertation and/or dual degree), in partnership with a partner institution abroad

Benefits:

Master’s component

The Eiffel scholarship consists of a monthly allowance of €1,181 (a maintenance allowance of €1,031 plus a stipend of €150). In addition, the following benefits are provided:
• International air travel. Round-trip international air travel between the awardee’s home country and France. The student awardee has one year from the end of the scholarship to take advantage of the return trip benefit.
• Train travel within France. Campus France will provide a train ticket to the awardee’s first study location and a second ticket from the last study location to the airport from which the awardee will return to his or her home
country.
• Local transportation. Reimbursement of up to €50 of the cost of travel via taxi or public transportation from the airport or train station to the first study location.

Doctoral

The Eiffel scholarship includes a monthly allowance of €1,700 (since 1 January 2021). In addition, it provides the following direct benefits:

• International air travel. Round-trip international air travel between the awardee’s home country and France. Just one round-trip ticket will be reimbursed, even for doctoral candidates who specified a split scholarship
period in their application.
• Train travel within France. Campus France will provide a train ticket to the awardee’s first study location and a second ticket from the last study location to the airport from which the awardee will return to his or her home
country.
• Local transportation. Reimbursement of up to €50 of the cost of travel via taxi or public transportation from the airport or train station to the first study location.

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Eligibility:

Nationality: This programme is reserved for candidates of non-French nationality. Candidates with two nationalities, one of which is French, are not eligible.

Age: For master’s level,  candidates must be 25 years old or less at the time of the 2022 application campaign, that is, they must have been born after 31 March 1996. At PhD level, candidates must be at most 30 years old during the application 2022; that is, they must have been born after 31 March 1991.

Source of applications: Only applications submitted by French educational establishments are accepted. These establishments undertake to enrol scholarship holders on the course for which they have been selected. Applications submitted by any other means shall not be considered. Furthermore, any candidate nominated by more than one establishment shall be disqualified.

Courses of study: Eiffel Program scholarships are intended for students seeking to enroll in a master’s-level program in France (including at a school of engineering) and for doctoral candidates. Only programs recognized by the French government are eligible. The Eiffel Program cannot be used at French-run programs abroad or in connection with apprenticeship contracts or professional training contracts

Scholarship conflicts: Applications nominating students who, at the time of application, have already been awarded another French government scholarship will not be accepted, even if the other scholarship covered only health insurance.

Application method:

Applications are NOT accepted from students directly. Applications for EIFFEL scholarships are submitted by French Higher Education Institutions.

Therefore, you must apply and meet the requirements of the French Higher Education Institution in order to be considered for the scholarship. Applications sent directly by students or sent by foreign institutions will be declared ineligible.The application deadline to participating French Institutions is earlier and falls around November-December 2021. The deadline for applications to Campus France is 7 January 2022.

It is important to read the 2022 Eiffel Programme Guide