13 May 2019.

There are two waves in this program with different deadlines. Use this link to to know the deadlines of each wave.




Université Paris-Saclay International Master’s Scholarship Programme  (Academic Year 2019-2020)

Université Paris-Saclay aims to promote access to its Master’s programmes for international students, delivered by its member institutions, 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.

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Established with the IDEX funding of the 3rdProgramme Investissements d’Avenir, and awarded based on academic achievements, these scholarships are aimed at students admitted to Université Paris-Saclay Master’s programmes, and enrolled at one of the following member institutionsAgroParisTech, CentraleSupelec, ENS Paris-Saclay, INSTN-CEA, IOGS, Université d’Evry Val d’Essonne, Paris-Sud University, Université Versailles St-Quentin.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • All academic fields are concerned.
  • All Master’s programmes for which Université Paris-Saclay is accredited, except for vocational training.
  • The fields of study are:
  1. Biodiversity, Agriculture and Food, Society, Environment.
  2. Biology, Medicine, Pharmacy.
  3. Law and Political Science.
  4. Humanities.
  5. Engineering and Science Information Technology.
  6. Sports Sciences and Human Movement.
  7. Fundamental Sciences.
  8. Social Sciences.

For more information about the specifications of each college click here.

Required Languages

English or French.

Master’ degrees are taught in French and few Master’ degrees are taught in English.

Use this link to know more about the programs which are taught in English.

Eligible Countries


Program Period

1 or 2 years according to the program chosen for the master’s degree.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)


  • Students admitted to a Université Paris-Saclay Master’s programme and whose institution of administrative enrolment is one of the following: AgroParisTech, CentraleSupelec, ENS Paris-Saclay, INSTN-CEA, IOGS, UVSQ, UEVE, Paris-Sud University. 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 selection 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 the 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 programme during their studies (e.g. Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s Degrees, exchange programme…) that did not lead to certification.


  • All students who have been or who are enrolled in a French higher education institution during their studies, except international students enrolled in a French higher education institution abroad.
  • Students who have interrupted their studies for more than 3 consecutive years.
  • Students receiving any other type of funding whose amount exceeds 600€ per month.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • For the 2019-2020 academic year, Université Paris-Saclay and its founding members are implementing a broad exemption policy for all international students. Tuition fees for non-EU students enrolled in a Paris-Saclay Master’s programme will be brought into line with those of EU students (243€) at the start of the academic year.
  • 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 programme to which they were admitted.
  • No advance payment can be made.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill your application on the university’s application platform after making an account using this link.

Second Step: Selected students for a master degree program 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 (professors, internship coordinators…).


  • 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.
  • The application will be considered complete when both recommendation forms have been submitted by the two references.
    The candidate will not receive a message confirming that the application is complete.
    It is the candidate’s responsibility to make sure both references 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.

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This Scholarship Published by:
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Reviewed by “ Ahmed Hussein / Egypt
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