The Eiffel excellence program recruiting and training tomorrow’s global leaders


PARIS, (DNA) – The Eiffel scholarship program is  a tool developed and financed by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign  Affairs  and  designed  to  allow  French  higher  education  institutions  attract  the  best  foreign  students in diploma courses at Masters’ and Doctorate/PhD level.

The four major fields of studies covered by Eiffel scholarships are: economics and management, engineering sciences and law/political sciences at Masters’ level;   sciences   in   the   broad   sense, economics and management, and law/political sciences for the Doctorate/PhD  level .

The scholarship program allows, for the  masters’ part the financing  of  a  diploma  course  at  masters’  level,  and lasts 12 to 36 months; for the PhD (“Doctorat”) the financing of a 10-months mobility as part of  a  joint  supervision  or  a  joint  direction  of  thesis  (preferably  the  2nd   year  of  the  PhD).

The monthly stipend granted by the Eiffel scholarship program covers cost of living but not tuition.

Applications are put forward by the French host institutions, which agree to enroll the grantees in the program for which they are selected. This program is exclusively for foreign applicants. At Masters’ level, the applicant must be at most 30 years old at the date of the selection committee. At PhD level, the applicant must be at most 35 years old at the date of the selection committee.

Application files are from now on available online with deadline for receipt by Campus France on 11th of January 2019 and announcement of results in March 2019.

The  Ministry  of  Europe  and  Foreign  Affairs  has  granted  Campus  France  with  the  supervision of the EIFFEL program. In 2017, 5 outstanding Pakistani students have been selected for the Eiffel scholarship. All information is available at: