Grants from French Government

 

Each year, the French government grants scholarships to estonian students willing to pursue their Master's Degree's second year or their PhD in France, in higher educational institutions authorized to deliver national diplomas.

Application requirements  

  • To be an Estonian citizen, for those without citizenship, be a legal resident;
  • To hold a recognized higher education diploma allowing to sign in to one of the aimed courses in France;
  • To have, a sufficient knowledge of the French language (qualification in French language); this is subject to exceptions (for example, course carried out in English by the host institution or agreement with the French host laboratory to supervise research in a different language than French),
  • To be enrolled or about to enroll for the start of the next academic year in one of the required education levels.

Concerning doctoral studies, thesis under joint management or joint supervision will be privileged. Scholarships will be granted at a rate of a trimester or an academic semester per academic year. Every applicant must specify in their application file the concerned period of time (starting and ending dates of the stay in France). Scholarships will be granted starting from the first day of the dates specified by the applicant.

Scholarships granted by the French government are equivalent to a monthly maintenance allowance of about 770€ for a second year of Master's degree or a Doctorate degree paid directly to the scholarship holder. It is aimed at covering accommodation expenses and common costs. Every scholarship holder benefit a social security coverage as well as tariff advantages linked to their status (including university housing opportunities). The scholarship's vocation is not to cover all or part of of the tuition fees, it can only be attributed to applicants enrolled in a higher education institution that is not requiring any tuition fees for the aimed courses.

Registration procedure

Call for Proposals are issued each year, about which the French Institute publishes information in Estonia. Registration procedures and schedule are then specified.

To know more, do not hesitate to contact our Campus France officer jordi(at)ife.ee or check the following website : CampusBourses.

 

Call for Applications: French Government Scholarships 2017/2018

Jan 18 2017 / Apr 28 2017

The French Governement Scholarship call for applications for the 2017/2018 academic year is open. These scholarships are designed for students willing to pursue all or part of their university studies in France in higher educational institutions authorized to deliver national diplomas. The...

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