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Eiffel Scholarship

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For those looking for ways to finance their studies in France, the Eiffel Scholarship for the 2016-2017 academic year has just opened. The Eiffel scholarship was developed by the Minister of Foreign affairs , to create opportunity foreign students to pursue a Masters or Doctoral degree in France. It is open to foreign nationalities in different academic domains. Here is a brief overview of the Eiffel Scholarship:


Applications Opened- October 15, 2015

Deadline- January 8th.

What does Eiffel Scholarship Cover?

  • Living expenses ( around 1,181 euros/ month for Master; 1,400 euros/ month for PhD)
  • One international round-trip flight ticket ( ie. to use to come to France, go home during holidays, or to leave at the completion of your program)
  • Health Insurance
  • Accomidation ( guaranteed by Campus France)


  • Master or PhD degree program
  • Age Limit-30 years old
  • Academic Domains- Engineering, Management, Political Science and Law
  • Open to foreign nationalities


To learn more about eligibility and the application process check out the scholarship site here. This scholarship is really great because it covers a lot of your in-country expenses, thus it is really competitive.

Make sure to give yourself enough time to prepare a solid application. Courage

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