Masters Degree 

Deadline: 7 May
2022 (annual) 

Study in:  France 

The course starts Sept 2022 


  • Université Paris-Saclay aims to promote access for
    international students to its Master’s programs, provided by its faculties,
    component-institutions, and associated universities, and to make it easier for
    highly-qualified international students to join the University, especially for
    those wishing to develop an academic project through research up to the
    doctoral level. 
  • Scholarships will be awarded for the 2022-2023 academic
    year. Established with the IDEX funding of the 3rd Programme Investissements
    d’Avenir, and based on academic achievements, these scholarships are aimed at
    students admitted to a Master’s programme delivered by Université Paris-Saclay
    and provided by one of the following insitutions: AgroParisTech,
    CentraleSupelec, Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay (ENS Paris-Saclay),
    INSTN-CEA, Institut d’Optique Graduate School (IOGS), Université
    d’Evry-Val-d’Essonne (UEVE), Université Paris-Saclay (UPSaclay), Université de
    Versailles-Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (UVSQ). 
  • These scholarships are awarded for 1 or 2 years to
    students enrolled in a Master’s program at Université Paris-Saclay, depending
    on their admission level (M1 or M2), and subject to completion of the required
    number of credits to go through to the following year of study. 

Application Procedure:

1) Selected students will automatically be sent a link by
email to an online application form.

Upon receipt of this email, students wishing to apply
will need to complete the online application form and provide (mandatory) the
names of two references who would be willing to submit a reference for the
candidate (director of studies, professor, internship coordinator…).

2) Each of the two references named by the candidate will
be sent a link by email to an online recommendation form. They will be asked to
complete and submit the form prior to the closing day of the scholarship call.

The candidate will automatically be informed when each
reference has submitted the form.

3) The application file for a scholarship will be
considered complete when both recommendation forms have been submitted by the
two references.

Please note: the candidate will not receive a message
confirming that the application is complete.

It is up to the candidate to ensure both references are complete and submit the form by the deadline given in the invitation email.

Applications that are incomplete or received after the
deadline will automatically be rejected.

Eligibility criteria:

Are eligible:

– Students admitted to a Paris-Saclay University Master’s
program delivered by one of the following institutions: AgroParisTech,
CentraleSupelec, ENS Paris-Saclay, INSTN-CEA, IOGS, UEVE, UPSaclay, UVSQ. Among
these students, only those who answer one of the following criteria are
eligible to apply:

– Newly arrived international students, aged 30 and less
during the course of the election year.

– Students of foreign nationality living on the French
soil for less than a year, previously or currently enrolled in a training course
or internship that does not lead to certification.

– Students of foreign nationality living on French
soil for less than a year, taking language classes (type FFL).

– Students who have lived in France in the past, within
the framework of a mobility program during their studies (e.g. Erasmus Mundus
Joint Master’s Degrees, exchange program…) that did not lead to

Are ineligible:

– All students who have been or who are enrolled in a
French higher education institution during their studies, except international
students enrolled in French higher education institutions abroad.

– Students who have interrupted their studies for more than
3 consecutive years.

– Students receive any other type of funding whose
amount exceeds 650€ per month.

Together with UNHCR (the UN Refugee Agency) and backed by
MEn’s association (Migrants Dans l’Enseignement supérieur / Migrants in Higher
Education), Paris-Saclay University is implementing a bonus system for refugee
students or students with subsidiary protection within the framework of the
  scale of scholarships.

If you are concerned by this status, please indicate it
in your statement of purpose as soon as you submit your application for the
master’s degree.

 Programmes / Fields:

– All academic fields are concerned.

– All Master’s programs for which Université
Paris-Saclay is accredited, except for vocational training.

Amount and payment of the scholarship:

  • The amount of the Université Paris-Saclay scholarship is
    10,000€ per year. It is paid by Université Paris-Saclay for the duration of the
    academic year, and for a period of 10 consecutive months (September to June).
  • A maximum of 1,000€ for travel and visa expenses can also
    be awarded depending on the candidate’s country of origin.
  • Laureates will receive their scholarship as well as
    travel expenses only upon arrival in France and once they have enrolled in the
    program to which they were admitted.


  • All applicants to the scholarship program will be
    informed by email of the jury’s decision.
  • Upon receiving the confirmation email, students will have
    8 days to accept or refuse the scholarship. If students fail to respond within
    this timeframe, they will be deemed as having refused the scholarship.
  • Paris-Saclay University reserves the right to refuse or
    cancel the scholarship awarded if the information provided by the candidate
    proves to be false. 
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