- Filipino citizens who are residing in the Philippines at the time of application
- Graduates or graduating students of a Philippine higher education institution
- For applicants to Master's degree programs: final-year students or graduates of a Bachelor-level degree
Important note on previous scholarship awardees:
Students who, at the time of application to the PhilFrance Scholarships, have already been awarded a French government scholarship (bourse du gouvernement français - BGF) under another type of program, are ineligible, even if the previous scholarship only covered health insurance.