France and South Africa Scholarship
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France and South Africa Scholarship Programme 2022/2023

France and South Africa Scholarship Programme 2022/2023| The France – South Africa Scholarship Programme is directed to South African students who intend to study in universities or higher education institutions in France for their Master’s degree or PhD.

The programme is also open to students from Lesotho and Malawi. The current call for applications is open for students who intend to start their studies in France. Applicants will be contacted individually as needed. The list of the laureates and the waiting list will be announced according to the indicated timeline. Follow-up requests by applicants will not be answered.

Due to the differences between the Southern and Northern hemisphere calendars, laureates will follow a specific programme in South Africa from February 2023 to July 2023. This track will include online French courses organized by the network of the Alliances Françaises. It may also include an internship in French Companies and organisations based in South Africa, depending on the opportunities and the profile of each laureate.

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Eligibility

To be eligible for the France – South Africa Scholarship Progralle, applicants must be:

  • Born on or after 1st January 1992.
  • A South African, Basotho or Malawian national.
  • Enrolled in a French Higher Education institution (in due time) to pursue a Master’s degree or PhD.

The scholarship is granted for a given period to be spent in France, matching the necessary time required to obtain the degree:

Benefits

Two schemes are possible under the France South Africa Scholarship Programme:

full scholarship by the Embassy of France. It includes:

  • The status of scholarship-holder of the French Government which includes social security, priority for accessing student housing, visa fee exemption and assistance offered by Campus France Paris.
  • The payment of tuition fees, not exceeding 5000€ per year.
  • A return flight ticket to France.
  • A monthly allowance (approximately 700 euros for master students and 1400 euros for PhD students).
  • An additional individualized accommodation aid (approximately 150 euros/month) can be obtained from the French Government.

Requirements

  • This programme is open to all fields of studies.
  • Applicants are invited to read carefully the rulebook for the France – South Africa Scholarship Programme and the frequently asked questions.
  • You can also consult the Campus France South Africa website to find more details on higher education institutions and study programmes in France

How to Apply:

The call for applications is now open ! Apply before 16 October 2022, 23:59. Click here to apply

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