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Mobility Funding Guide to the United Kingdom

Clarisse Faria-Fortecoëf

A support intended for French students and scientists, wishing to travel to the other side of the Channel for a training or research activities.

You will find in the French "Guide des financements France vers le Royaume-Uni" published by the the Science & Technology Department of the French Embassy in the UK, a list (not exhaustive) of existing grants or scholarships (“bourses” being the selected generic term):
  • Mobility scholarships for a semester or a year of study;
  • scholarships to pursue studies for example in the framework of a Master;
  • PhD grants;
  • research grants;
  • grants for short stays.
They are classified according to the nature of the structure that proposes them:
  • French organizations to "go out of France": public sector, academia, associations and foundations;
  • British organizations which welcome foreigners: research councils, charities, learned societies;
  • in the framework of specific bilateral agreements;
  • European Commission: Horizon 2020;
  • international bodies to go out of France.
For each funding scheme, the following information is specified:
  • Scholarship type;
  • covered scientific area;
  • objectives;
  • eligibility;
  • stay duration;
  • funding level when available;
  • deadlines;
  • useful web links and contacts for further information.