Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Graduate (masters)
Provider: Université Paris-Saclay
Country to Study in: France
The Université Paris-Saclay would like to give foreign students access to its master’s (nationally-certified degree) programs provided and taught in its member establishments.
In addition, it wishes 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 open to students wishing to obtain a master’s degree in one of Paris-Saclay University’s member establishments (entering an M1 or an M2 directly). The scholarships does not apply to internships and work-study programs.
The program is available for first-time international students, aged 30 years old or less the year of acceptance, and enrolled in a master’s program at Université Paris-Saclay, who satisfy criteria of academic excellence.
The program only applies to non-French national students.
Citizens of ALL countries (EXCEPT French nationals)
Université Paris-Saclay, France
Fields of study
All masters level programs in all disciplines accredited at the University. See the list of Master’s Degree Programmes available at the Université Paris-Saclay
Number of awards
Up to 170 scholarships will be offered for the 2016-2017 academic year
The scholarships will be awarded for one (or two years) depending on whether the student enters the 1st or 2nd year of a master’s program (M1 or M2).
Paris-Saclay University scholarship recipients must follow their program (courses and internship) in one of Paris-Saclay University’s establishments.
The scholarship will be suspended during the time the student attends courses or performs an internship in another establishment in France or abroad or in a company outside the perimeter of Paris-Saclay.
The Université Paris-Saclay scholarship is €10,000 per year awarded 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.
A maximum of €1,000 for travel and VISA expenses is also awarded depending on the candidate’s country of origin.
Method of Application
To be considered for the scholarships, students must first submit their candidature for and be admitted to a Master’s Programme offered at Université Paris-Saclay. Being admitted into a master’s program of the University does not automatically entitle you to a scholarship. Only the students selected by the master’s program admissions panel of Université Paris-Saclay can complete the online application form for a scholarship. No unsolicited application is allowed.
It is important to read the Scholarship Guidelines(PDF) and to visit the official website (link to it is below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
The scholarship selection will be held in two times. The deadline to submit complete applications for Wave 1 is 29 February 2016. The deadline to submit complete applications for Wave 2 is 21 April 2016.
After the results are announced, the student will have 8 days to confirm acceptance of the scholarship. After this date, it will be assumed that the student refuses the scholarship.
The Université Paris-Saclay reserves the right to refuse or end attribution of the scholarship if the provided information has been proven false.
The scholarship does not cover tips for internships and cannot be cumulated with any other scholarship.
Application Deadline: 21 April 2016
Open to International Applicants: Yes
More Scholarship Information and Application
Related: List of Scholarships in France for International Students