Scholarships Merit-based
Campus France

Eiffel Scholarship Program of Excellence

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1800 EUR
Not specified
Application deadline


The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Program was established by the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs to enable French higher education institutions to attract top foreign students to enroll in their masters and PhD programs.


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



Up to €1,800 + other benefits

Scholarship coverage

  • living expenses
  • accommodation
  • travel expenses
  • other
  • health


The France Excellence Eiffel scholarship program is a tool developed by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs to assist French institutions of higher education in attracting the best foreign students to Master's and Doctoral/Phd degree programs.

It trains future foreign decision-makers from the private and public sectors in priority areas of study.

Applicable programmes


Master's level

France Excellence Eiffel scholarship holders receive a monthly allowance of €1,181, to which is added several services: International transportation, national transportation, insurance, housing searches, cultural activities, etc.

Doctorate level

France Excellence Eiffel scholarship holders receive a monthly stipend of €1,800 (since 1st of January 2024) to which is added several services:: international transportation, national transportation, insurance, housing searches, cultural activities, etc.

For both elements of the program, tuition fees are not covered by the France Excellence Eiffel program.


French higher education institutions who submit candidates to the France Excellence Eiffel program agree to enroll them:

  • in courses leading to a master's degree;
  • in an engineering program;
  • in a joint doctoral program (joint supervision of dissertation and/or dual degree), in partnership with a partner institution abroad.

Scholarship requirements







Study experience required





Application deadline

Not specified

The next call for application 2025 will start in October 2024.

Only applications submitted by French higher education institutions are accepted.

First step:

Contact Campus France in your country of origin or the French Embassy's Cooperation and Cultural Action Department, who can guide you and advise you on your study plans.

To learn about the procedures and deadlines for submitting an application, contact the international relations department of a French institution via its website, by e-mail or by telephone.

It's up to you to choose the school or university that best fits your plans for studying in France.

All French higher education institutions can submit applications.

Second step:

The institution accepts and supports your application for the France Excellence Eiffel scholarship.

The institution submits your application online via the dedicated Campus France website.


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