grants & programs

Eiffel scholarship for Master and Ph.D studies in France

The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Programme was established by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development to enable French higher education establishments to attract top foreign students to enrol in their master’s and PhD courses.

Globalink Research Award - Campus France

The French Embassy/Mitacs fellowship program is offered by the Cultural Service and the Scientific Service in Canada. It targets outstanding Master and Ph.D. students from Canadian universities who seek to engage in research in France and Canada, in any discipline of the Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences. The program fellows are selected through a merit-based competition, through a binational collaborative process involving expert evaluators from both countries.

French Embassy - Universities Canada Travel Grant

The French Embassy – Universities Canada Travel Grant provides full-time Canadian undergraduate students with the opportunity to pursue for-credit university exchange programs or for-credit internships in France. Successful applicants will receive support to spend up to four months in France as part of their academic program. This grant allows Canadian students to further their academic growth while gaining valuable international experience in a French-speaking environment.

Joint PhD/Cotutelle Programs

International joint doctoral programs (cotutelle de thèse) is a mechanism that promotes mobility among doctoral candidates while encouraging scientific cooperation between French and foreign research teams. Candidates in a joint supervision program conduct their research under the oversight of, and with guidance from, a dissertation adviser from each of the 2 countries involved in the program.

European program opportunities

The Erasmus + and Horizon 2020 programs as well as the program Euraxess links will be in effect until 2020. Erasmus+ is the European Union’s programme for higher education, training, youth and sport. It aims to boost skills and employability, as well as modernizing Education, Training, and Youth work. Horizon 2020 is the European Union’s main instrument for funding research and innovation activities. It focuses on three overarching priorities – excellent science, industrial leadership and societal challenges.

Scientific research: projects and opportunities

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