160 Université Paris-Saclay Master’s Scholarship Program for International Students 2017/2018

160 scholarships will be awarded for the 2017-2018 academic year. The scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in Université Paris-Saclay master’s programmes on an academic merit-based basis.

Application Deadline:  The Scholarship Application Deadline for each wave will be sent by email to all students concerned.

Results announcement dates:

Wave 1: Early April 2017
Wave 2: Mid-June 2017

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): France

About the Award: Université Paris-Saclay seeks to promote access to its master’s degree programmes to international students, taught in its member establishments, and to make it easier for highly-qualified international students to attend the University, especially those wishing to develop an academic project through research up to the doctoral level.

Type: Masters


Considered as eligible:

  • Newcomer international students, maximum 30 years old the year of acceptance.
  • International students living in France less than one year, enrolled into a student programme that does not confer a degree.
  • International students living in France less than one year, taking language classes that do not confer a degree (type FLE or other).

Considered as illegible:

  • Individuals already living in France (except for the cases mentioned above).
  • Individuals who have suspended their studies for more than two consecutive years.
  • Holders of any other type of scholarship whose amount exceeds 600€/month.

Students who have already studied in France within an internship or a study-abroad programme as part of their curriculum (type Erasmus) are considered eligible.


  • Being admitted into a master’s programme does not automatically entitle the student to be eligible for a scholarship.
  • Candidates for the international master’s scholarship programme will be selected by the admission panel among all the students enrolled at Université Paris-Saclay.
  • Only the students contacted by email can submit an application.
  • No unsolicited application is allowed.
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Number of Awardees: 160

Value of Scholarship: 

  • The Université Paris-Saclay scholarship is 10,000€ per year. It is paid by the establishment the candidate is registered in for the duration of the academic year, and for a period of no less than 10 consecutive months per year.
  • A maximum of 1,000€ for travel and visa expenses is also awarded depending on the candidate’s country of origin.
  • The winners will receive the scholarship and the travel and visa coverage only upon their arrival in France. No advanced payment can be made.

Duration of Scholarship: The scholarships are awarded for 1 or 2 years, depending on the initial admission level (M1 or M2), to newly enrolled master’s students at Université Paris-Saclay (2017/2018), providing that the necessary number of credits has been obtained to pass to a superior level.

How to Apply: To participate in Wave 1, the students must ensure their application file be completed and  the references be provided before the beginning of March at the latest. For Wave 2 participants, the application file is expected to be completed before the end of April.

Interested candidates are advised to go through the application procedure on the scholarship webpage before applying

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: Université Paris-Saclay

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