Scholarships and financial aid

It is recommended candidates apply for financial aid at least one year before enrolment at a French institution.

Campus Scholarships

Campus Scholarships (Campus France) lists all of the funding provided by national authorities (French and foreign), regional authorities, companies, foundations and higher education institutions. Filter your search by nationality, field and level of studies to find the assistance that corresponds to your profile.

The most common available scholarships include:

  • Master scholarships from the Excellence Initiative Idex
    Applications are open to students currently enrolled in a university abroad, who are applying for a master’s degree program at the Université Grenoble Alpes.
  • Eiffel excellence scholarships (graduate degrees)
    From the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development.
  • Eiffel excellence scholarships (PhD degrees)
    From the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development.
  • Financing from the Université Franco-Italienne (UFI)
    The Vinci program is calling for projects from dual-citizen graduate or PhD students.
  • Graduate excellence scholarships from PERSYVAL-Lab
    The Université Grenoble Alpes, through its excellence centre (LabEx) PERSYVAL-Lab, is launching a scholarship to attract exceptional candidates in the second year of a master's degree program related to PERSYVAL-Lab disciplines (Computer Science, Control, Mathematics, or Signal Processing).
  • Chemistry Biology Health graduate school
    CBH Graduate School funds one-year mobility scholarships for foreign students who are pursuing a master’s degree at the Université Grenoble Alpes (first or second year, M1/M2).
  • Erasmus+ scholarships
    Erasmus program offers grants for international mobility university exchanges. Students must apply through their home university.
  • French government scholarships
    Find out more information from the Cooperation and Cultural Action Services of the French Embassy or Consulate-General of France in your home country.
  • Scholarships from the government of your country of origin
    Find out more from your country’s educational authorities.
Please note: only CampusFrance offers scholarships from the French government to students. Under no circumstances should you pay fees to organizations that use social networks or non-institutional email addresses (gmail, yahoo, etc.) to contact you.
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Published on  January 30, 2020
Updated onJune 14, 2021