Are PhD sandwich programs and similar professional research activities eligible?

  • Sandwich programs and other research endeavors are eligible for the CHED-PhilFrance Scholarships as long as their minimum duration is 10 months (1 academic year) spent in France 
  • The scholarship application procedure is the same as those applying for graduate programs
  • Note on post-doctorates: They have the reputation of being notoriously complicated in terms of an administrative point of view but remain eligible for this scholarship program
    • Post-doctoral candidates are responsible to secure and finalize their admission from the host institution in France prior to the scholarship application 
    • The essential document to have is the convention d’accueil — requested by your host institution in France and approved (stamped) by the local Préfecture