Eiffel Scholarship Program Of Excellence
French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs

All Nationalities (Except France)
Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy),B.Com. (Bachelor of Commerce),M.Com. (Master of Commerce),B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science),M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Scholarship Overview

The French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs invites applications for the Eiffel Scholarship Program of Excellence 2020-21 from young graduates and postgraduates who wish to pursue master's and PhD programs in French Universities and institutions. This scholarship is applicable in four fields of studies namely; Law, Economics and Management, Engineering Sciences and Political Sciences. A monthly allowance of EUR 1,181 (a maintenance allowance of EUR 1,031 and a stipend of EUR 150) and other benefits will be awarded to the recipients.


  • A monthly allowance of EUR 1,181 (a maintenance allowance of EUR 1,031 and a stipend of EUR 150)
  • Round-trip international air travel
  • Train travel within France
  • Reimbursement of up to EUR 50 for the cost of local transportation 
  • Health insurance 
  • Supplemental health insurance
  • Housing assistance


This scholarship is closed for further applications. It is expected to be launched by November2021. You can follow this scholarship for further updates.

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To be eligible, an applicant must:

  • Be a non-French national
  • Have an excellent academic performance
  • Be a graduate willing to enrol in a master or PhD level program in France
  • Be no older than 30 years (for master's level) and 35 years (for PhD level) as on the last date of application 

How To Apply

Follow the steps below to apply for the scholarship:

Interested candidates can apply for the scholarship program through their respective French higher education institutions. They can contact the International Relations Department of the university/school through their website and apply for the scholarship program.