French Embassy Masters Scholarships South Africa 2021 – 2022

Embassy of France Scholarship South Africa

ABOUT THE COMPANY – EMBASSY OF FRANCE

Campus France is an agency of the French Ministries of European and Foreign Affairs and of Higher Education and Research. The aim of the organisation is to encourage French Higher Education and facilitate academic exchange between global and French tertiary institutions.

Campus France in South Africa is committed to promoting higher education in France and assists students and researchers who wish to pursue postgraduate studies in France. Each year, the Embassy of France in South Africa awards scholarship funding for Masters or PhD degree studies in France. They are partnered with French businesses present in South Africa, as well as South African organisations (namely: the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), National Research Foundation (NRF) and Universities South Africa (USAF)).

ABOUT THE EMBASSY OF FRANCE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE

The embassy of France is inviting South African and Lesothan students, to apply for scholarship funding, for the 2022 academic year. The scholarship will cover studies in France towards a Master’s degree or PhD qualification, in ANY field of study.

 

Embassy of France offers 2 scholarship types:
1) A full scholarship, which includes: tuition fees (up to a maximum value of 5000 euros per year), return flight to France, monthly allowance (approximately 700 euros for master students and 1400 euros for PhD students), individualized accommodation aid (approximately 150 euros per month) from the French Government. Scholars will also receive social security, priority for accessing student housing, visa fee exemption and assistance by Campus France Paris.

2) A cost-sharing scholarship, which includes: a monthly allowance provided fully or partially by a partner, and all the other benefits of a full scholarship.

Candidates are encouraged to seek alternative sources of funding, and special attention will be given to students with confirmed sources of financing.
 

Scholarships will be awarded for a specified amount of time to be spent in France, in line with the time required to obtain the degree:

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TIMELINE AND IMPORTANT DATES FOR THE EMBASSY OF FRANCE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME

Please note: candidates will be contacted when needed – due to the high number of expected applications, only shortlisted and selected candidates will receive feedback.
 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE EMBASSY OF FRANCE SCHOLARSHIP

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE EMBASSY OF FRANCE SCHOLARSHIP

Applications must be done online at the Embassy of France Scholarship Application

Before candidates can apply, they will be required to Register an Account, thereafter they may log in and apply.

Application notes:

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Upload clear copies of the following supporting documentation to your profile (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):
ALL applicants must submit:

Master students must ALSO submit the following:

PhD students must ALSO submit the following:

Optional documents students may submit:

 

DOCUMENTS TO READ BEFORE APPLYING FOR THE EMBASSY OF FRANCE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME

Embassy of France Scholarship Rulebook
Embassy of France Scholarship FAQ’s
Why study in France
 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE EMBASSY OF FRANCE SCHOLARSHIP

21 September 2021.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
 

CONTACT THE SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the Embassy of France directly:
Contact page: https://www.southafrica-france-scholarships.com/contact-us

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