The Embassy of France is currently inviting students who wish to continue their tertiary education at Master's level in France to apply for its scholarship programmes for the academic year 2018 -2019. This programme forms part of the commitment between France and South Africa to establish fruitful partnerships between their universities while building a vast network of academic and professional contacts.
Who can apply?
Applicants must: • Be citizens of South Africa or Lesotho • Hold a bachelor's or honour's degree If the applicant has not yet been accepted to study at a French institution (in English or French), he/she must apply for admission to three French institutions while completing the scholarship application. Knowledge of English is required.
Deadlines20 March 2018
Fields of Study
All fields of study Engineering, Energy, Transport Environment, Biodiversity, Space and earth science Management, Economy, IT Architecture/design Sports Social and Political Science
Scholarship benefits and period
The duration of the bursary is one year, once renewable should the student continue with the Master 2 programme. Full bursary includes visa expenses, round-trip flight tickets, social and medical insurance, tuition fees (up to a limited amount) and a monthly stipend for living expenses (partial funding may also be granted). PhD information sheet 2018 PhD application form 2018 Masters scholarship Information sheet 2018-2019 Masters 2018- 2019 Application form
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Maximum academic fees (administration and tuition fees combined) financed with a full scholarship: 5000€. For academic fees higher than 5000€ co-financing options must be provided (personal savings and/or enterprise sponsorship).
Ms Narine VAN DEN BERG University Cooperation Officer Tel: 012 425 1721 Email: Pretoria@campusfrance.org
Documents and linksMasters scholarship Information sheet 2018-2019 Masters 2018- 2019 Application form http://www.southafrica.campusfrance.org/dossier/french-embassy-master-and-phd-scholarship-program-20182019 https://za.ambafrance.org/French-Embassy-Master-and-PhD-scholarship-program-2018-2019
Please note that this scholarship is not offered by the Department of Higher Education and Training. Applicants are required to undertake their own research into programmes and institutions and are responsible for ensuring that the qualifications will be recognised in South Africa. If there are any discrepancies in the details provided regarding the scholarship, the information given by the sponsor supersedes the details provided above. No additional financial support will be provided by the Department of Higher Education and Training.