The French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs launched the Eiffel excellence scholarship programme in January 1999 to support French centres of higher education in their international outreach initiatives, in a context of mounting competition among developed countries, to attract elite overseas students on master’s, engineering and PhD courses.
The areas of study concerned by the Eiffel scholarships are:
•Engineering sciences at Master level, sciences in a broader sense for PhD level (engineering Sciences, exact sciences such as mathematics, physics, chemistry and life sciences, nano- and Bio-technology, earth and environmental sciences and information and communication sciences and technology)
•Economics and management
•Law and political sciences
Eiffel Scholarship grants amounts:
Master course: Eiffel scholarship-holders receive a monthly grant allowance of 1,181 Euros (current applicable rate, approximately S$ 2076). In addition, the programme covers various expenses including return travel, health insurance and cultural activities. Scholarship-holders can also benefit from an additional accommodation allowance.
PhD course: Eiffel PhD scholarship-holders receive a monthly allowance of 1,400 Euros (current applicable rate, approximately S$ 1400) with additional allowances for one return trip (only one return trip will be reimbursed for law and political science students who undertake several stays in France), health insurance and cultural activities. Scholarship-holders can also benefit from an additional accommodation allowance.
Calendar Session 2012/2013
•Online of applications: September 23rd, 2011
•Deadline for receipt of applications by Égide: January 6th, 2012
•Announcement of results: Week of March 19th, 2012
All practical information can be consulted on the Egide website: www.egide.asso.fr/eiffel
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