University of Bordeaux Offers Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Study in France

University of Bordeaux, France offers scholarships for talented foreign students to undertake a master and doctoral programme.

The University of Bordeaux known as Université de Bordeaux which founded in 1441. The University of Bordeaux is part of the Community of universities and higher education institutions of Aquitaine.



Scholarships Number and Award:

Master level

-Monthly allowance of €1.181 (€ 1,031 maintenance allowance + € 150 monthly allowance)

PhD level

-Monthly allowance of €1,400


Education Level & Subject:

The scholarships available pursuing master or doctoral programme in four fields which are: The right; Economics and management; Engineering sciences for the master’s level, sciences in the broad sense for the doctorate level (engineering sciences, exact sciences: mathematics, physics, chemistry and life sciences, nano and biotechnologies, earth sciences, of the Universe and the Environment, Science and Information Technologies and communication); The political sciences.



 Candidates of any nationality are eligible to apply. The Bi-national candidates, one of whom is French, are not eligible.

-Age of Master level candidate must be at least 30 years old on the committee date. For doctoral degree, candidate must be 35 years old or older

-Only the candidatures transmitted by the establishments French are admissible.

-The formations concerned: are eligible candidates likely to integrate training leading to a master’s degree, including in school engineers, and doctoral candidates. The French formations relocated to abroad are not concerned. Training as part of an apprenticeship or professionalization contract are not eligible for the Eiffel Scholarships.

-Foreign students who already received any scholarship from French Government under another programare not eligible

-Eiffel Master scholarship: the candidacy of a student whose file has not been retained during a previous selection is not admissible, even if this application is submitted by a different institution or in another field studies. The candidacy of a student who has already benefited from an Eiffel scholarship Master level is not acceptable for this same level.

-Eiffel Ph.D. Scholarship: institutions can present for a scholarship doctorate a candidate who has already benefited from an Eiffel scholarship at the master’s level. A candidate who has already benefited from an Eiffel grant as part of his doctorate is not eligible once again for an Eiffel grant. The candidacy of a student who’s the folder was not selected during a previous selection for this level is not admissible, even if submitted by an institution different or in another field of study.

-Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.


How to Apply:

All applicants must apply via the International Office, which then centralizes and submits all applications to Campus France. Under no circumstance should applicants send their application directly to Campus France; applications sent in this way will be immediately rejected.



Master programme: November 15, 2017

Doctoral Programme: December 1, 2017


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