Scholarship Overview

  • Country: France
  • Scholarship Type: Merit-based
  • Institutions: Campus France
  • Funded by: Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs
  • Tuition Type: Partial tuition
  • Degree Program: Masters
  • Scholarship Amount: €6,850 and €1,700 yearly allowance
  • Separate Application Required?: Yes
  • Deadline: 29 March, 2024.

Scholarship Benefits

The scholarship benefits includes:

  • An allowance of €6,850 will be paid semi-annually.
  • An allowance of €1,700 will be paid for installation purposes.
  • Waiver of registration fees for national diplomas in universities and public institutions supervised by the Ministry of Higher Education.
  • Assistance will be provided in prioritizing accommodation search in CROUS university residences (scholarship recipient responsible for rent).
  • Enrollment in an insurance plan is required for the initial three months of your stay in France (subject to pending enrollment in the general social security system) for non-European Health Insurance Card holders.
  • Joining supplemental health insurance is mandatory.
  • Exemption from the Contribution de Vie Etudiante et de Campus (CVEC) fee.
  • Enjoy exclusive discounts on cultural activities organized by Campus France.

Please note that the “France Excellence Europa” scholarship does not cover tuition fees or the expenses related to international or domestic transportation.


To be eligible, you must hold citizenship in one of the 26 member states of the European Union listed below: Germany, Belgium, Bulgaria, Austria, Cyprus, Denmark, Spain, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Ireland, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Sweden.

How to apply

Please submit the following documents for the “France Excellence Europa Scholarship” application:

  • Completed and signed application form for the scholarship.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) in either French or English.
  • Cover letter in either French or English.
  • Copy of the most recent higher education diploma obtained. If the applicant is currently pursuing higher education, a copy of the secondary school diploma should be provided. The higher education diploma must be submitted as soon as it is obtained. All diplomas should be translated into French or English.
  • Copies of transcripts from the last two years of higher education. Translations into French or English should be provided.
  • Copy of a valid identity document, such as a passport or ID card.
  • Letter of admission to a Master’s 1 or Master’s 2 program at a French institute of higher education for the academic year 2024-25*.

Additional Information

Applicants are required to submit their applications electronically to the French Embassy in their respective country of nationality. Please refer to the list here for the appropriate email address:

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