International Master’s Scholarship at University of Paris-Saclay

Host: University of Paris-Saclay
Level: Masters Degree
Study in: France
Value: 10,000 €
Course starts: September 2019
Deadline: 13 May 2019

France scholarships

The University of Paris-Saclay would like to promote access to its master’s (nationally-certified degree) programs to international students, taught in its member establishments, and to make it easier for highly-qualified foreign students to attend its University especially those wishing to develop an academic project through research up to the doctoral level.

The scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in University of Paris-Saclay master’s programmes on an academic merit-based basis.

Field of study

All Master’s programmes in all academic fields for which University of Paris-Saclay is accredited, except for vocational training.

Number of scholarships

Not specified

Who is eligible?

All International students.

Scholarship value

The University of Paris-Saclay scholarship is €10,000 per year. It is paid by the establishment the candidate is registered in for the duration of the academic year, and for a period of no less than 10 consecutive months per year  (September to June). A maximum of €1,000 for travel and VISA expenses is also awarded depending on the candidate’s country of origin.

These scholarships are awarded for 1 or 2 years depending on the admission level (M1 or M2) and subject to students completing the required number of credits to advance to the next year level.

Eligibility criteria

Are eligible: 
Students admitted to a University of Paris-Saclay Master’s programme and whose institution of administrative enrolment is one of the following: AgroParisTech, CentraleSupelec, ENS Paris-Saclay, INSTN-CEA, IOGS, UVSQ, UEVE, Paris-Sud University. Among these students, only those who answer one of the following criteria are eligible to apply:

  • Newly arrived international students, aged 30 and less during the course of the selection year.
  • Students of foreign nationality living on the French soil for less than a year, previously or currently enrolled in a training course or internship that does not lead to certification.
  • Students of foreign nationality living on the French soil for less than a year, taking language classes (type FFL).
  • Students who have lived in France in the past, within the framework of a mobility programme during their studies (e.g. Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s Degrees, exchange programme…) that did not lead to certification.

Are ineligible:

  • All students who have been or who are enrolled in a French higher education institution during their studies, except international students enrolled in a French higher education institution abroad.
  • Individuals who have interrupted their studies for more than two consecutive years.
  • Students holding any other type of scholarship whose amount exceeds 600€/month.

How to apply

To be considered for the scholarships, students must first be admitted to a Master’s Programme offered at University of Paris-Saclay. Being admitted into a master’s program of the University does not automatically entitle you to a scholarship. Only the students selected and contacted by the master’s program admissions panel of University of Paris-Saclay can submit the online application form for a scholarship. No unsolicited application is allowed.  

The application deadlines to University of Paris-Saclay Master’s programmes varies but most around around March-April 2019. The compelete information is found here: Opening dates for applications to masters 2019‐2020.  *The deadline for receipt of full applications is 13 May 2019.

It is important to read the Scholarship Guidelines and visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship website

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