France Announces Eiffel Scholarship for Pakistani Higher Education Students

The French embassy in Pakistan has released the details of the Eiffel scholarship programme and Pakistani students seeking admission in the universities of France can apply for it.

The French Ministry of Europe & Foreign Affairs has announced the scholarship to allow top foreign students to enroll in the Masters and Ph.D. programs of French higher education institutions.

As per the details issued by the French embassy, Eiffel scholarship covers four major fields of studies i.e. economics and management, law/political sciences, and engineering sciences at the Masters’ level and also at the Doctorate/Ph.D. level.

The scholarship finances the diploma course at Masters’ level for 12 to 36 months. As for the Ph.D. programs, it covers the 10-month mobility as part of a joint direction or joint supervision of thesis (preferably the second year of the Ph.D.).


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It needs to be mentioned here that the scholarship also includes a monthly stipend, which covers the living cost but not tuition.

French institutions, which are accepting the grantees of the scholarship, have also put forth the applications. As per the handout by the embassy, this program is only for foreign candidates.

You can access the application forms online at Campus France. The last date to apply is January 11, 2019, while the results will be announced in March 2019.

The applicants must be no more than 30-years-old when appearing before the selection committee to apply for the Master’s Program while the maximum age for the Ph.D. program is 35 years.

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