Check out the top 5 scholarships that the French government awards to Indian students aspiring to study in France. Check the eligibility criteria before applying for a scholarship.
France is one of the top destinations in Europe to study with elite and top-ranked universities. Reports by the Ministry of External Affairs, 2022 states that, around 1003 Indian students are studying in France. To attract more young and bright minds to the country, the French government provides multiple scholarships to Indian students. List of scholarships are available below:
The Charpak Scholarship Programme:
Under this scholarship, the government covers multiple expenses of students including living costs of around 700 EUR. Moreover, there is a waiver in tuition fees of up to 5000 EUR (Charpak Master). Students must not be above 30 years to avail this scholarship. Plus, one should have studied in an Indian institute.
Eiffel Scholarship Programme of Excellence:
This scholarship covers a monthly stipend to students of 1181 EUR for Master’s and 1700 EUR for Doctoral Degree. Aside from a monthly stipend, this scholarship includes traveling facilities. Students aspiring to get hold of this scholarship should be above 25 years of age and non-France applicants.
The Erasmus+ Mobility Scholarship for foreign students:
This scholarship offers students with mobility facilities for entry and exit in France. Additionally, this scholarship will cover the living cost and accommodation expenses. Students applying for Erasmus+ mobility scholarship should have a bachelor’s degree or pursue the same to get eligible for this scholarship.
Raman Charpak Fellowship (PhD):
This scholarship is awarded to Indian students residing in India and registered in a research institution in India. Similarly, it is applicable for those studying in France. However, students holding permanent seats in universities are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.
La Femis scholarship includes a monthly allowance of 910 EUR and medical insurance. The government also help student in finding out accommodation. While they provide students with a return ticket to France.