Programme outline

The Embassy of France is offering scholarships to students who wish to pursue their Master’s studies, for the 2017-2018 academic year. This programme aims at promoting mutual friendship between France and participating countries.

Degree level


Fields of study

  • - Engineering, Energy, Transport
  • - Environment, Biodiversity, Space and Earth Science
  • - Management, Economy, IT
  • - Architecture / Design
  • - Sports
  • - Social and Political Science


Deadline for applications is 24 March 2017


Applicants must:

  • - Be citizens of South Africa or Lesotho
  • - Have a Bachelor’s (4years) or Honour’s degree
  • - Have applied at a university in France
  • - Be proficient in English

What the scholarship covers

  • - Annual tuition fees (with good reason)
  • - Return flight ticket
  • - Social and health insurance
  • - Monthly stipend
  • - Visa fees

Application process

Applications are to be submitted via email only to, before or on 24 March 2017 at 17:00. No late applications will be accepted.


Ms Narine Van Den Berg
University Cooperation Officer
Tel: 012 425 1721

Documents and links

Information sheet
Application form


Please note that this opportunity is not offered by the Department of Higher Education and Training. Applicants are required to undertake their own research into programmes and institutions. If there are any discrepancies in the details provided, the information given by the sponsor supersedes the details provided above.