Financing your stay

Using the Campus France website, it is possible to carry out comprehensive multi-criteria searches on the quasi-totality of grants for foreign students and young researchers. Candidates are recommended to apply for a grant at least one year before their registration at a French institution.

The most well-known scholarships available include:

There are also different types of study grants:

  • French government grants: find out more information from the cooperation and cultural action services of the embassy or consulate-general of France in your country of origin.
  • The Erasmus program offers grants for international mobility university exchanges within the European Union and associated countries.
  • Grants from the government of your country of origin: find out more information from the educational authorities of your country.
  • Grants offered by international or non-governmental organizations, associations or private foundations
  • Certain institutions of higher education also propose study grant programs to their students; find out more from the institution where you wish to pursue your studies.
Published on  January 30, 2020
Updated onJanuary 22, 2021