Embassy of France Masters & PhD Scholarship Programme 2021/2022 for South African Students

Every year the Embassy of France in South Africa awards scholarships to South African students completing their Master’s or PhD degree in France.

Application Deadline: Extended to 2nd February 2021 (from 20th January 2021)

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About the Award: This year, we are proud to continue and expand this initiative in order to support even more South African students in achieving their dream by studying in France!

There are over 1500 programmes taught in English in France. Find the right programme for you and get all the information and advice that you need by visiting the Campus France South Africa.

To boost the cultural immersion and the international student experience, laureates of the scholarship programme will have the opportunity to attend intensive online French lessons before their departure to France. In some cases, laureates will also be able to take part in an internship at a French companies based in South Africa.

Eligible Fields: This call for applications is open to all fields of studies.

Type: Masters, PhD

Eligibility: The France – South Africa Scholarship Programme is directed to South African students who intend to study in universities or higher education institutions in France for their Master’s degree or PhD.

Eligible Countries: South Africa

To be Taken at (Country): France

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: The scholarship provides a monthly allowance to pursue studies in France (covering living expenses). It also includes social security coverage for the whole stay in France, exemption of tuition fees (up to 5000€), priority on accommodation in student residence and one round-trip air ticket to France.

How to Apply: Students are invited to apply online on the dedicated platform: South Africa France Scholarships (southafrica-france-scholarships.com). Here, students can also find information about exactly how to apply, the requirements for their scholarship application and the details of what the scholarship programme entails.

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  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

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