Here is an excellent scholarship offer that is available every year. The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program is an initiative backed by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development. The scholarship is intended to bolster efforts of local institutions of higher education to attract brainy foreigners so that those may enrol in either a Master’s program or a PhD.
The scholarship program varies in terms of duration, you can either take 12 or 36 months. A number of French academies and universities are open to foreign students.
In addition, there is a number of subjects you may choose from, including engineering, economics, law, mathematics, physics, chemistry, and nanotechnologies along with biotechnologies. Political sciences are also part of the offering.
The scholarship is estimated at EUR1,181, which includes a monthly allowance and a stipend. If you are a PhD studies, the monthly allowance goes up to EUR1,400.
A number of candidates can benefit from the offer. There will be some requirements in terms of nationality and age, naturally. For starters, candidates may not be French citizens. They must not be older than 30 years old.
This year’s deadline for application was set for 12 January 2018. Next year’s is yet to be determined. More information at the official website.