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Eiffel excellence scholarship - Graduate level

Eiffel Scholarship - Graduate program

The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship for Graduate programs will fund:
  • The 2nd year of a Master's degree program - 12 months
  • The 1st and 2nd year of a Master's degree program – 24 months
  • A 3-year engineering program - 36 months
Please note!
The application for the Eiffel Excellence Scholarship must be made at the same time as the application for individual admission as an international student (non-exchange admission).

Get more information and apply on non-exchange admission


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria :
  • Be of foreign nationality. Binational students with French as one of their nationalities are not eligible.
  • Be a student age 25 or younger at the time of the application deadline (Must have been born after March 31st 1998).
  • Should not benefit from another French government scholarship at the time of the application deadline.
  • Must apply to the Eiffel Scholarship program for the first time. Applications rejected by Campus France during a previous selection cannot be represented.
  • Language proficiency : a minimum of C1 in French or in English is required depending on the field of study.
  • Must choose only one university to apply for the scholarship.
  • Must apply for an eligible Master’s degree program.

How to apply

The European and International Affairs office centralizes all applications and sends the files directly to Campus France.

Step 1: carefully read the program Règlement 2024 and check your eligibility.

Step 2: check the list of programs eligible for the Eiffel Scholarship. The final list of courses will be published the week of October 23.

Step 3: while waiting for the call for applications to open, prepare the following documents:
Any document written in a language other than French or English must be accompanied by an official translation.
  • Resumé / Curriculum vitae, written in French or English, explaining your academic and professional background (1-2 pages) .
  • Rankings: any document attesting to the candidate's excellence: mention, rank, position within the class, number of students in the class, diplomas with the major/minor information, graduation date, mentions and final grades certified by the home institution.
  • The candidate's professional project / personal essay, written in French or English. This document explaining should explain the choice of studying in France in relation to the academic background and future professional career. This presentation may be supported by a professional reference letter from someone from outside the institution (1-2 pages).
  • Transcripts for the last three years referring to your academic career both in France and abroad.
  • A photocopy of your ID showing the following information: surname, first name, date of birth.
  • Language certificate or diploma if needed. Students from countries where French is the official language are not concerned by this certificate.
  • The Master’s program brochure and academic calendar. You can find them directly on the website of the chosen course.

Step 4: Fill out the online application. You will be able to upload all the previous documents.
Apply to the Eiffel Scholarship Graduate program at Nantes Université

Eligible field of study : Law and Political Sciences - Droit et Sciences Politiques

Eligible field of study : Economics and Management - IAE Nantes - Économie et Management

All Economics and Management programs are taught in French (certain classes offered in English)

Mention Économétrie, Statistiques

Mention MBFA - Monnaie, Banque, Finance et Assurance

Gestion, Conseil, Management

Master Économie de l'environnement, de l'énergie et des transports

Eligible field of study : Engineering Sciences - Sciences et Techniques

Some programs are taught in English

Biologie -Santé


Sciences de la matière

Electronique, énergie électrique, automatique (EEA)

Génie civil


Gestion de l'environnement

Technologie marine

Application Deadline

Please note that our application deadline is different from the one indicated on the Campus France website.

Graduate Programs : Monday, November 13th 2023

Final results will be published by Campus France during the week of April 1st, 2024.
Mis à jour le 20 October 2023.