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Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Programme2016

ScholarshipsScholarship details:
The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Programme has two branches:

  • a master’s branch which funds master’s courses lasting between 12 and 36 months;
  • a PhD branch which offers funding for PhD students to spend ten months in France, through joint supervision or dual enrolment (preferably in the second year of their PhD).

Areas of study
Eiffel scholarships are available in three main fields:

  1. engineering science at master’s level, science in the broadest sense at PhD level (engineering science; 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);
  2. economics and management
  3. law and political sciences

Duration and worth of the scholarship
Master’s level
The scholarship is awarded for:

  • a maximum of 12 months for entry at M2 level,
  • a maximum of 24 months for entry at M1 level,
  • a maximum of 36 months for an engineering degree
  • The Eiffel scholarship includes a monthly allowance of €1,181 (a maintenance allowance of €1,031 and a monthly stipend of €150). In addition, the following expenses are directly covered:
  • – one international return journey; – social security cover; cultural activities.
  • Scholarship holders may also receive an additional housing allowance, under certain conditions.

PhD level

  • The Eiffel scholarship is awarded for a maximum of ten months.
  • The Eiffel scholarship includes a monthly allowance of €1,400. In addition, the following expenses are directly covered:
    • one international return journey (for students in law or political sciences who may make several trips, only one return journey shall be covered);
    • social security cover;- cultural activities.
  • Scholarship holders may also receive an additional housing allowance, under certain conditions.

Eligibility
Reserved for candidates of non-French nationality Candidates with two nationalities, one of which is French, are not eligible.

  • Age: for master’s courses, candidates must be no older than 30 on the date of the selection committee meeting, i.e. born after 07/03/1985; at PhD level, candidates must be no older than 35 on the date of the selection committee meeting, i.e. born after 07/03/1980.
    Eiffel PhD scholarships: Establishments may nominate a candidate who was previously awarded an Eiffel scholarship at master’s level for a scholarship at PhD level. Candidates who have already been awarded an Eiffel scholarship once during their PhD cannot be awarded it for a second time. No application will be accepted for any student who applied previously but was rejected, even if the application is submitted by a different establishment or in another field of study.
  • Eiffel master’s scholarships: no application will be accepted for any student who applied previously but was rejected, even if the application is submitted by a different establishment or in another field of study. Students who have already been awarded an Eiffel scholarship at master’s level are not eligible to re-apply at master’s level

How to apply
only applications submitted by French educational establishments are accepted. These establishments undertake to enrol scholarship holders on the course for which they have been selected. Applications submitted by any other means shall not be considered. Any candidate nominated by more than one establishment shall be disqualified.

Last date: 8th January 2016

Announcement of results: Week starting of 21st March 2016

For more details, please visit, http://www.campusfrance.org/sites/
default/files/vademecum_eiffel_2016_uk.pdf

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