Call in France - Eiffel Excellence Scholarships for PhD and Master's degrees in 2020

The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program was established by the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs to enable French higher education institutions to attract top foreign students to enroll in their masters and PhD programs.

The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program is awarded to two types of studies:

  • Masters level, for a duration between 12 and 36 months;
  • Doctorate or PhD level, for research periods in France of up to 12 months, as part of a cotutelle or joint doctoral thesis supervision (preferably in 2nd year of PhD).

Eiffel scholarships are available in four main fields:

  • Law studies;
  • Economics and management;
  • Engineering sciences at master’s level, Science in a broad sense at PhD level (engineering sciences; exact sciences: mathematics, physics, chemistry and life sciences, nano and biotechnology, earth sciences, sciences of the universe, environmental sciences, information and communication science and technology);
  • Political sciences.

Eligibility: All nationalities except French. Applicants must be no more than 30 years old for masters, 35 years old for PhD.

Note that applications must be submitted by the French higher education institutions. Interested students may contact the International Relations department of the university/school trough their website, by email or phone, to know the deadline for the submission of applications and documents to be submitted. The French Higher education institutions are responsible for preselecting candidates and send an online application on their behalf on the Campus France website.

More information here.

Deadline: 9 January 2020 (institutions normally receive candidacies beforehand, check internal deadlines)