The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program 2016

Get more details on The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Notification 2016. Applications are invited for The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program 2016 from the foreign students from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development


 

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Brief Description

The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development to enable French higher education establishments to attract top foreign students to enrol in their master’s and PhD courses established the Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program

The scholarship program funds master is courses lasting between 12 and 36 months and offers funding for PhD students to spend ten months in France through joint supervision or dual enrolment

Field(s) of Study:

Eiffel scholarships are available in three main fields: engineering science at master’s level (science in the broadest sense at PhD level), economics and management and law & political sciences

Scholarship value/inclusions:

For Master’s level studies, the Eiffel scholarship includes a monthly allowance of €1,181 (a maintenance allowance of €1,031 and a monthly stipend of €150); for PhD level studies, the Eiffel scholarship includes a monthly allowance of €1,400

In addition, the program meets various expenses including international return trip, social security cover, and cultural activitie

Tuition fees are not covered by the Eiffel Program

Eligibility

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

Age: For master’s courses, candidates must be no older than 30 on the date of the selection committee meeting, i.e. born after 07th March 1985; at PhD level, candidates must be no older than 35 on the date of the selection committee meeting, i.e. born after 07th March 1980

Origin 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:

Scholarships are for students wishing to enrol on a master’s course, including at an engineering school, and for PhD students; the Eiffel Program does not apply to French-run master’s courses abroad, as non-PhD scholarship holders must complete at least 75% of their course in France

Combination with other Scholarships:

Foreign students who, at the time of application, has already been awarded a French Govt. Scholarship under another program are not eligible, even if the scholarship in question does not include social security cover

Eiffel PhD Scholarships: Establishments may nominate a candidate who was previously awarded an Eiffel scholarship at master’s level for a scholarship at PhD level

Language Skills:

When pre-selecting non-French-speaking candidates, establishments must make sure that their language skills meet the requirements of the relevant course of study

Application Instructions

Applications are not accepted from students directly. French Higher Education Institutions submit applications for EIFFEL scholarships

You must apply and meet the requirements of the French Higher Education Institution in order to be considered for the scholarship

The deadline for applications to Campus France is 08th January 2016. Application deadline to participating French Institutions is earlier and falls around November-December 2015

It is important to read the Eiffel Program Guide visit the official website (www.campusfrance.org) to access the online application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship

Important Dates

Application Forms Available Online: 19th October 2015

Deadline for Receipt of Applications by Campus France: 08th January 2016

Announcement of Results: 21st March 2016

The Eiffel Excellence

Campus France – Programme Eiffel, 28 rue de la Grange-aux-Belles, 75010 Paris, Website https://www.campusfrance.org/en/eiffel