Eiffel Scholarship Program of Excellence for Postgraduate study in France 2022

The call for applications is currently ongoing for the 2022 Eiffel Scholarship Program of Excellence for Postgraduate study in France 2022.

The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program was established by the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs to enable French higher education institutions to attract top foreign students to enroll in their masters and Ph.D. programs. It gives opportunity to the future foreign decision-makers of the private and public sectors, Its objectives are to train future foreign decision-makers in the private and public sectors in priority areas of study, and to attract applicants from developing countries to French master’s programs.

The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program (Eiffel Program) has two components:

• The master’s component offers 12 to 36 months of funding to enable scholarship holders to earn a master’s-level degree.

• The doctoral component supports up to 12 months of doctoral research in France as part of a joint doctoral program.


The Eiffel scholarship consists of

  • a monthly allowance of €1,181
  • maintenance allowance of €1,031 plus
  • a stipend of €150.

In addition, the following benefits are provided:

  • International air travel allowance
  • Local transportation
  • Train travel within France
  • Health insurance


  • The Program scholarships are for students seeking to enroll in a master’s-level program in France
  • Candidates for the master’s component must be 25 or under at the time of the 2022 competition while
  • Applicants for the PhD component must be up to 30 years old and come from developing and industrialized countries.
  • Only applications submitted by French educational institutions will be accepted
  • Institutions may nominate for a doctoral scholarship a candidate previously awarded a scholarship at the master’s level.
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Selection Process

The selection criteria are as follows:

  • The candidate’s qualifications, as demonstrated by his or her academic achievements, and, for doctoral students, the originality of his or her research topic
  • The international policy of the institution nominating the candidate
  • The cooperation and partnership policy of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, particularly the priority it assigns to certain countries with respect to this program

Deadline: January 07, 2022.

For more information about the Eiffel Scholarship Program of Excellence, visit the official site.

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