January 9, 2016

France: Ampère Excellence Scholarships for International Students

ENS de Lyon Ampere Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Sciences, Social sciences, Arts/Humanities
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: ENS de Lyon
Country to Study in: France

Scholarship Description
The Ampère Scholarships of Excellence provide excellent international students with the opportunity to pursue one of the eligible Masters programs offered at École normale supérieure (ENS) de Lyon in France.

International students are provided the opportunity to enrol in one of the ENS de Lyon Masters programs in the Exact Sciences, the Arts or the Human and Social Sciences (excluding the Professional Masters programs in teaching).

The Ampère Scholarship is awarded for a Masters Program and a predetermined duration.

École normale supérieure (ENS) de Lyon

You must be a foreign national.

You must be 26 years old maximum at the application deadline.

Candidate for admission in Masters Year 1: provide proof that you have obtained a Licence (equivalent to 180 ECTS European credits) or an equivalent diploma/level recognized by the ENS deLyon.

Candidate for admission in Masters Year 2: provide proof that you have successfully reached Masters Year 1 level (equivalent to 240 ECTS European credits) or have attained an equivalentdiploma/level recognized by the ENS de Lyon (e.g.MPhil).

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries (i.e. every international student)

Participating Institutions
École normale supérieure de Lyon (ENS de Lyon), Lyon; France

Fields of study
Masters level studies in the Exact Sciences, the Arts or the Humanities and Social Sciences (excluding Professional Masters in teaching).

Note that most courses are taught in French.

Number of awards
The number is not specified by the sponsors

Sponsorship duration
The scholarship award is for a duration of 12 months (renewable).

The obligations of the beneficiary of the Ampère Scholarship:
  • To undertake a complete enrolment in a Masters Program of the ENS de Lyon and bring your proof of enrolment before September 20th to the International Office (Office F31, Campus Descartes open between 13h30 and 17h)
  • To sign on the 1st Tuesday of every month by October a presence sheet at the International Mobility (Office F31, Campus Descartes open between 13h30 and 17h)
  • To assiduously attend classes, practicals, seminars and tutorials
  • To take the examinations corresponding to my studies
  • To undertake the compulsory internships which are integrated into my Masters Program
  • To NOT undertake a period of study or research abroad. To NOT undertake an internship within a laboratory that is not attached and affiliated to the ENS de Lyon.
The ENS de Lyon reserves the right to cease paying the Ampère Scholarship and to demand the reimbursement of sums already paid should the actions of the beneficiary of said scholarship be incompatible with the objectives of the program.

Scholarship benefits
A total of 1000€/month will be awarded. The Ampère Scholarship is paid to the beneficiary at the end of the month.

Method of Application
To apply, you must submit the Application Form with the supporting documents by the deadline date below at the official website.

It is important to carefully read the "Rules Pertaining To The Ampère Scholarship" and also to visit the official website (link to it is below) to access the application forms and detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

The deadline date is January 16th 2016 12h00 pm (Time at Lyon - France) to submit the application form (including all supporting documents) at the official website.

The awarding and acceptance of the Ampère Scholarship institutes the obligation for the beneficiary to comply with the internal rules and regulations of the ENS de Lyon and to participate with assiduity in the activities prescribed in the Masters Program, notably to take all the examinations.

The École normale supérieure de Lyon (also known as ENS Lyon, ENSL or Normale Sup' Lyon) is a highly selective grande école located in Lyon, France. As one of France's four Écoles normales supérieures, ENS Lyon is associated with a strong French tradition of excellence and public service. It trains researchers and teachers in the sciences and the humanities. It is considered as one of the three most prestigious and best French universities along with its sister the École Normale Supérieure located in Paris and the École Polytechnique, and is ranked as the 100th in the world.

Application Deadline: 16 January 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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