The French embassy in Islamabad listed details of the Eiffel scholarship programme for the Pakistani students who are seeking higher education in various institutions in France.
The scholarship programme 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 PhD level.
There are mainly four major fields that have been covered by the Eiffel scholarships. These four fields for Masters Programme are:
- Economics Management
- Engineering Sciences
- Political Sciences
For PhD level they are:
- Economics and Management
- Law/Political Sciences
In the diploma course at Masters level the scholarship programme will allow financing that lasts from 1 to 3 years and for PhD level, the financing will be of 10-month mobility as part of a joint supervision. This will most probably be the 2nd year of PhD.
The monthly stipend that is offered by the Eiffel scholarship will not cover the tuition fee but will cover the living cost.
This programme is just for foreign students and the applications for their enrolment has already started. The age limit criteria for MS programme is maximum 30 years and for PhD programme, it is maximum 35 years at the date the applicant appears before the selection committee. The deadline to submit the application is 11th January 2019. It has to be submitted at the Campus France. The results will be announced by March 2019.