Alumni of French Embassy scholarship programme
Congratulations to our scholarships recipients, and thank you to all applicants who took part in this year’s selection process!
2015 French government scholarship holders
The successful candidates were selected out of 129 applicants from different universities in South Africa and Lesotho.
22 students have been allocated a scholarship through the Embassy programme and 4 through the SAFeThink programme, that specifically targets students in social and political sciences.
Our scholarships have been allocated as follows: Economics/ management (9 scholarships), engineering and design (5), law (2), political sciences (3), arts management (2), agronomy (1), architecture (1), public health (1) and IT (1).
Our 2015-2016 scholarship recipients will be studying towards a Master’s degree in Paris, Nantes, Grenoble, Clermont-Ferrand and Toulouse.
Full scholarships covered the Schengen visa fees, full medical and social insurance, tuition fees, a monthly stipend towards living expenses and a roundtrip air flight ticket. Partial scholarships were allocated where possible in order to allow as many students as possible to benefit from the exceptional opportunity of studying in France.
- Bursaries 2014
- Pre-departure cocktail with Ambassador Barbier at Alliance Française of Pretoria.
2014 French government scholarship holders
In 2014, the Embassy of France in South Africa has offered 25 bursaries to South African graduates to pursue their Master’s studies in France from September 2014 – fields include Finance, Economics, Engineering, Public Relations, Media, Business, Journalism, Fashion, International Relations and Political Science, Biology and Sport Science.