Posted on :
7 Jan, 2019
7 Jan, 2019
The Embassy of France is currently inviting students who wish to continue their tertiary education at Master’s level in France to apply for its scholarship programmes for the academic year 2019 -2020.
French Embassy Master And PhD Scholarship Program 2019/2020
The French Embassy scholarship programme offers grants to facilitate in the international academic and scientific mobility of South African and non-South African researchers to French Higher Education institutions.
South African graduates are invited by the Embassy of France to apply to their competitive Masters and Doctorate
Applications from all academic disciplines, especially science and technology, will be considered for the academic year starting in September 2019.
The French Embassy scholarships can completely or partially finance the annual tuition fees, health insurance and Schengen visa fees for selected applicants.
The round-trip airfare and monthly stipend towards living expenses can further be covered.
Co-funding opportunities are strongly encouraged to strengthen the collaboration between South African and French institutions and the public and private sector.
The French Embassy in South Africa has supported just over forty five students during the academic year 2017 /2018 with their Masters and Doctorate degrees.
Some of the scholarship holders will continue with their studies in 2019/2020 at the French Higher Education institutions while others will return as France Alumni ambassadors to invest their acquired skills in South Africa.
The French Embassy scholarships can cover annual tuition fees fully or partially, health insurance and Schengen visa fees for selected applicants. A roundtrip airfare ticket and ma onthly stipend towards living expenses can also be covered. Co-funding opportunities are strongly encouraged to strengthen the collaboration between South African and French institutions and public and private sector.
The application deadline is 15 March 2019 at 17h00. No applications after the deadline will be considered.
Documents and links
PhD French Embassy Application Form 2019: Click Here
PhD French Embassy Information Sheet 2019: Click Here
Masters French Embassy Application Form 2019: Click Here
Masters French Embassy Information Sheet 2019: Click Here
Opportunity Closing Date: Friday, March 15, 2019