Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program was established by the French Ministry.
The Foreign Affairs and International Development responsible for this grant.
The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program was established to attract top foreign students to enroll.
The scholarship program funds master’s courses lasting between 12 and 36 months and offers funding for PhD students.
Students will spend 10 months in France through joint supervision or
A joint direction of thesis (preferably the 2nd year of the PhD).
What You Need To Know
1. Scholarship Eligibility
2. Entrance Requirements
3. Language Requirements
4. Application Deadline
6. Course Level
7. Scholarship Benefit(s)
8. How To Apply
This program is reserved for candidates of non-French nationality.
Candidates with two nationalities, one of which is French, are not eligible.
For Master’s level, the candidate must be at most 30 years old.
For Doctoral level, the candidate must be at most 35 years old.
Origin of Applications
Only applications submitted by French educational establishments are accepted.
These establishments undertake to enroll scholarship holders on the course for which they have been selected.
Applications submitted by any other means shall not be considered.
Furthermore, any candidate nominated by more than one establishment shall be disqualified.
Courses of Study
Scholarships are for students wishing to enroll on a master’s course.
Combination with other scholarships
Foreign students with another French government scholarship are not eligible.
For Eiffel Master Scholarship
Students who have already been awarded an Eiffel scholarship at master’s level are not eligible to re-apply.
For Eiffel PhD Scholarship
No application will be accepted for any student who applied previously but was rejected.
When pre-selecting non-French-speaking candidates;
Establishments must make sure that their language skills meet the requirements.
Masters and PhD Degree
12 January 2018
For Master’s level studies;
The Eiffel scholarship includes a monthly allowance of €1,181 and a monthly stipend of €150 for 12-36 months.
For PhD level studies;
The Eiffel scholarship includes a monthly allowance of €1,400 and is awarded for a maximum of ten months.
How To Apply Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program France
Applications are not accepted from students directly.
Applications for EIFFEL scholarships are submitted by French Higher Education Institutions.
You must apply and meet the requirements of the French Higher Education Institution.
The deadline for applications to Campus France is 12 January 2018.
Application deadline to participating French Institutions is earlier and falls around November-December 2017.