Scholarships Merit-based
French Government

"France Excellence Europa" Scholarship Program

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6850 EUR
29 Mar 2025
Application deadline


Developed by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, the "France Excellence Europa" scholarship program allows students from 26 European Union countries to obtain scholarships to study at the Master's level in a French institution of higher education.  


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



€6,850 + other benefits

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • application
  • health
  • accommodation


The "France Excellence Europa" Scholarship is awarded for a period of:

a maximum of 12 months when enrolling in M2;

a maximum of 24 months when enrolling in M1.


Applicable programmes


Payment of a half-yearly allowance of €6,850

Payment of an installation allowance of €1,700

Exemption from registration fees for national diplomas in universities and public institutions under the supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education

Priority assistance in finding accommodations in CROUS university residences (rent to be paid by the scholarship holder)

Enrollment in an insurance plan during the first three months of your stay in France (pending enrollment in the general social security system) for non-European Health Insurance Card holders

Enrollment in supplemental health insurance

Exemption from the CVEC - Contribution de Vie Etudiante et de Campus [1]

Special discounts on cultural activities organized by Campus France.


  • Being a national of one of the following 26 European Union member states: Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Spain, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden.Students of French nationality, including bi-nationals, are not eligible for the program.
  • Being between 18 and 26 years old at the time of the beginning of your stay in France ;
  • Being admitted to a French higher education institution in Master’s 1 or Master’s 2 for the 2024-25 academic year ;
  • Not being the holder of a French Higher education degree or not being currently registered in France for a Higher education degree ;  
  • Not be the recipient of an Erasmus +, AUF or other French ministry scholarship.

Scholarship requirements






26 nationalities

Study experience required



18 to 26 years old


Application deadline

29 Mar 2025

"France Excellence Europa Scholarship" application form, duly completed and signed.

CV (in French or English);

Cover letter (in French or English);

Copy of the most recent higher education diploma obtained or copy of the secondary school diploma if the applicant is in the process of higher education. The higher education diploma must be sent as soon as it is obtained. (translated in French or in English);

Copies of transcripts from the last two years of higher education (translated in French or in English);

Copy of an identity document (passport, ID card);

Letter of admission to a Master’s 1 or Master’s 2 program at a French institute of higher education for the year 2024-25.


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