French Embassy Scholarships Program
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French Embassy Scholarships Program: French Embassies around the world annually grant scholarships to students intend to study in French universities or Higher Education Institutions, at Master degree or PhD level.
The scholarship is granted for a given period matching the necessary time for getting of the degree.
For Master degree: the scholarship will be granted for a maximum duration of 10 months (1 year of Master degree). Some successful candidates will have to get into a two-year Master degree.
In this specific case, scholarship could be granted for two years.
For PhDs: the scholarship will be granted for a maximum duration of 3 years. However, at the end of each academic year, the recipient will have to justify the progress of his/her project and/or thesis in order to be able to renew his/her grant every year.
In case of studies break or ending, the scholarship will automatically be cancelled.
The scholarship application file must include:
A filled in and signed scholarship application form;
An up-to-date résumé stating the entire academic curriculum;
A cover letter explaining motivations and interests in the planned project;
Copies of academic diploma;
University transcripts of the last two years of studies;
For Master level candidates:
Enrolment attestation copy and/or letters of the host university in France.
An attestation signed by your tutor indicating his commitment to supervise your thesis;
A detailed description of the research project (2/3 pages).
Cost-sharing commitment letter from the corresponding organisation;
Academic and/or professional recommendations;
Language proficiency certificates: French (TCF, DELF, DALF, academic degree,…) and/or English (TOEFL, TOEIC, etc.).
Follow the links below for more details and application contacts.
Scholarship application deadline: varies from country to country.
For more information about the French Embassy Scholarships Program and scholarship application forms, contact the French embassy in your country.
See for example: French Embassy Scholarships - Kenya
Also: French Embassy Scholarships - Tanzania
French Embassy Scholarships - Ghana
We are unable to list all the countries here and the relevant links...look up for the Embassy of France in your country and apply!
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