Scholarships for France
Note: The scholarships mentioned below are of an earlier time when the article was published. Candidates are requested to check the latest rates before applying for scholarships for studying abroad.
France is known for a lot of niche things. From its exclusivity to luxury to being the home to the most 'travelled to' city of the world, the country looks for the very best of the best. And when it comes to education, the excellent infrastructure along with the world-famous universities call for the very best from around the world as well. And if you are aspiring to be a part of the selected list, you are indeed looking at an excellent study abroad destination. While not many reasons are needed to study in France, one might be considering the costs that come attached. And though undergraduate programs have low tuition fee, the same is not the case with master's programs. But worry not. If you wish to study in France, have a look at the various Scholarships available for International Students in France. These scholarships in France are also available for Indian students. Apart from this, the French Embassy also promotes scholarship schemes co-financed with private and public partners including academic partners as well.
- The French Embassy in India and Krishnakriti Foundation offer four joint scholarships in the field of visual art and architecture for students. These scholarships are offered for a period of 6 to 9 months and the aspirants are trained in established French art and architecture schools.
- The French Embassy in India and the Neemrana Music Foundation in New Delhi jointly offer two scholarships in the field of Western Classical Music for musicians and singers. These scholarships are offered for a period of one year and the aspirants are trained in renowned French music schools.
The list includes well-known and famous Eiffel Scholarships as well as some University-Based scholarships. While the criteria might vary, most of the scholarships require the highest level of academic record and aptitude. To apply, for these scholarships, the students have to write an essay to convey the reason why they are eligible candidates. For university-based scholarships, the students would have to apply directly to the scholarships and for the Eiffel Scholarships, the students have to apply via Campus France. Here’s a look at the top scholarships for France:
Eligibility/ awarded to /
Courses Covered /
A monthly allowance of €1,181 for Masters Students and €1,400 for Research Students. Also includes Health Insurance, one return trip fare, and cultural activities. May or may not include accommodation allowance
(DOES NOT INCLUDE TUITION)
|Ile-de-France Masters Scholarships||
||A lump sum amount of up to €10,500 per student for the duration of the stay.|
|The Emile-Boutmy Scholarship / International Masters Mobility Scholarship||
|École Normale Supérieure||
||Applications open in December and close by February of the following year|
|Foundation of École Polytechnique Scholarships||
||Limited scholarships of €500 per month for the duration of study|
|Ampere Scholarships of Excellence||
||Limited scholarships of €1,200 per month for a 12-month duration, renewable on conditions after that|
|Université de Lyon Masters Scholarships||
||Limited scholarships of €400 - €800 per month for the duration of study|
||The amount for scholarships varies from around €6,000 - €24,000 per year and includes different things|
||Limited scholarships varying from around €5,000 - €25,000 per year and includes different things|