2018/2019 Fully Funded French Embassy Masters and PhD Scholarship Programme for South African Students

The Embassy of France in South Africa offers scholarships for students who wish to do a Master’s degree or a PhD in France for the 2018/2019 academic session.

Application Deadline: Submit applications on or before 20th March 2018.

Eligible Countries:  Apply if you are from South Africa

Scholarship Country: Scholarships will take place in France

Scholarship Type: These are for Masters and PhD programs

Award Info: This scholarship was Launched in 2010, the French Embassy Masters and PhD scholarship programmes form part of the commitment between France and South Africa to establish fruitful partnerships between their universities while building a vast network of academic and professional contacts.

Scholarship Type:Masters Scholarships and PhD Research Grants


Eligibility: The French Embassy of South Africa bursary programme is currently proposing grants for 2017 to facilitate international academic and scientific mobility for researchers towards French institutions of higher education.

  • Candidates should hold a Master’s degree or its equivalent.
  • Note that there is no deadline for applications, and students are encouraged to apply throughout the year. It is however advised that students apply early in the year due to limited available funding.

Number of Awardees: This is not indicated.

Value of Scholarship: These funds will cover visa expenses, round-trip flight tickets, social and medical insurance and a monthly stipend for living expenses.

Duration of Scholarship: Scholarships will last for  3 – 6 months per year, with an option of renewing it for the next 2 years.

How to Apply: For PhD’s application forms or more information concerning the bursaries, please contact CampusFrance South Africa at pretoria[at]campusfrance.org.

Download information sheet 2018 and PhD Application form 2018.

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