Application material

Please make sure to double-check your documents before submitting them. Applications that do not follow these instructions (incorrect/incomplete files) will be discarded.


  1. A one-page CV detailing your academic, professional, and leadership experience
  2. An essay no longer than 500 words, explaining your reasons for wanting to study in France and how your experience and degree will benefit the Philippines and Filipino society
    • NB: Essays exceeding the word limit will be discarded along with the application. Be advised that we ask for an academic essay, not a cover or motivation letter.
  3. Official copy of complete and most recent academic transcripts (university-level grades)
  4. Letter/s of acceptance or proof of a completed application to graduate degree programs, issued by the French higher education institution (HEI) where you applied to
  5. Proof of financial resources (personal or household) such as the latest income tax return statement

* Optional: Letter/s of acceptance, or acknowledgment/s of application, to other scholarship programs as long as these are not funded by the French government

* Optional: French proficiency test results (such as DELF) or a letter from a French language instructor detailing your writing and speaking proficiency levels

Document formats: All documents must be in PDF format except for the essay, which must be submitted as a Word document.

  • Kindly reduce the size of your PDFs

Additional documents (such as letters of recommendation) submitted without the Embassy requesting them, will not be accepted.

Any attempt to unduly influence the decision-making process will result in the dismissal of the candidate’s application.