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Eiffel excellence scholarships...

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A funding program of a stay in France for foreign PhD students as part of a thesis co-supervision

The main objective of the Eiffel excellence scholarship programme is to train in French higher education institutions the future foreign decision makers of the private and public sectors. Three scientific fields have priority : sciences, economics and management, law and politics.

The Eiffel scholarship for PhD candidates amounts to 1,400€ plus travel expenses, benefits and cultural activities. Grant holders can also receive a complement for housing. Eiffel supports are given for a maximum duration of ten months.

French higher education institutions must select and present their candidates. They are responsible for filling up and sending the application files.

Eiffel programme is managed by the Egide association on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs. 

Deadline for reception of 2010-2011 applications: 8 January 2010.