Scholarship benefits

Selected candidates will be given the status of boursier du gouvernement français (French government scholar) which entitles them to the following benefits:

  1. A tuition fee subsidy for the entire duration of the graduate program
    • For state-regulated public universities:
      • Exemption from university registration fees texonération des frais d’inscription à l’université)
        • For reference – University registration fees as of February 2019: €3 770 per academic year for Master’s and Doctorate levels
    • For other French higher education institutions: 
      • Partial tuition fee (frais de formation/frais de scolarité) subsidy, amounting to a maximum of €5 000 tnon-negotiable) per academic year
    • This subsidy is not convertible to cash and it will be paid directly to the French higher education institution
  2. A monthly stipend of €700 for Master’s or €1060 for PhD candidates
    • Includes a €700 installation allowance
    • NB: Please note that the stipend may be suspended during internship periods (which are usually part of most graduate degree programs).
  3. health care package composed of mandatory sécurité sociale (national social security coverage) and a mutuelle (supplementary insurance policy)
  4. Priority access to public student housing facilities