Launched in January 1999 by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Ministère des Affaires Etrangères), the Eiffel Scholarship is designed to bolster international recruiting by French schools of higher education at a time when competition to attract top foreign students is growing amongst developed countries. Note that applications from students currently studying outside France will be given priority over those from students already studying in France.Eligibility:
- Only admitted candidates can apply for this scholarship.
In order to be eligible the candidate must:
Amount of Award:
- Be aged 30 years old or less in the selection year.
- Have a single nationality from a country deemed as 'emerging' by the French state department, especially those in Asia and Latin America.
The Eiffel Scholarship provides participants with a monthly allowance of €1,181, and covers additional expenses including travel, health insurance and cultural activities. Tuition fees are not covered by the scholarship.Application Deadline:
Within 1 week of admission.Decision date:
For those admitted before
27th December 2014: 27th March 2015
For those admitted after
27th December 2014: March 2016