Scholarship to study in France
THIS PROGRAM IS CLOSED
The Government of France, through the Office for Science and Technology at the Embassy of France in Canada, offers scholarships to increase the mobility of Canadian students and post-doctoral researchers to France.
This program is offered in partnership with Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT).
The Office for Science and Technology at the Embassy of France in Canada offers scholarships for study in France at the master's level, doctoral or post-doctoral level.
The competition is open to all disciplines (natural sciences, engineering, humanities, social sciences and the arts).
The scholarships are intended exclusively for applicants from Canada residing outside of the province of Québec. Information about the program exclusively for applicants from the province of Quebec (the Frontenac program) is available on the website of the General Consulate of France in Quebec.
For PhD candidates, priority will be given to those undertaking a joint PhD program (cotutelle).
The award includes:
- a monthly allowance of approximately 1060€ (2012 figures: rates subject to change);
- Canada-France round-trip, economy-class airfare (in the case of renewal of the scholarship, only the first trip is covered);
- health insurance;
- tuition fees for the academic program exclusively in the French institution; and
- assistance with registration, visa matters and finding accommodation.
Scholarships are awarded for:
- up to four months maximum at the master's level (research or further education);
- up to eight months maximum at the doctoral and post-doctoral level; or
- up to eight months for a PhD under joint supervision (cotutelle). The length of stay may be eight consecutive months with one paid roundtrip airfare or two stays of four months. In this case only the first round trip is covered.
- must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents in Canada;
- must not be a resident in the province of Quebec at the time of application;
- must have an undergraduate degree; and
- must not be a French national residing in Canada.
Competency in French is not a requirement at the time of application.
Priority will be given to those undertaking their thesis under cotutelle.
-Fill out the online application form (personal information, qualifications projects, references, complete the DFAIT Privacy Notice Statement)
-Attach a certificate of admission, official transcripts, proof of Canadian citizenship, copy of highest diploma obtained, photo and CV)