French Government scholarship holder from Lesotho speaks about his studies in France

Ts’olo Lehata, a graduate from the University of Botswana, will be studying at the University of Paris I/ Panthéon-Sorbonne towards a Masters in Economics (PSME).


The PSME is a very competitive programme designed for international students who wish to complete a 1st year of graduate studies in English. Intensive French courses are offered to prepare students for the 2nd year of a specialized Master’s programme in French.
Specializations in the second year include specialized ETE, Globalization and Bank and Finance.

Ts’olo has been awarded a full scholarship by the Embassy of France in South Africa, covering his tuition fees, his air tickets, a monthly living allowance, full medical insurance and the Schengen visa fees.

Hear what he has to say:

Meet Ts'olo LEHATA, a Mosotho student who has been awarded a full scholarship by the French Government Masters Scholarship through the French Embassy in South Africa, accredited to Lesotho. Tsolo will study towards a Masters in Economics at the Patheon Sorbonne University in Paris, France. For more information on study opportunities in France visit Embassy of France in South Africa

Posted by European Union in Lesotho on Thursday, August 6, 2015

For the 2015-2016 academic year, the Embassy of France in South Africa awarded 23 Master scholarships in all fields of study. A briefing session for our new scholarship holders was held in July.

Read articles in the Lesotho press about Ts’olo Lehata:

To find out more about the French Government scholarship programme, please visit

Our next call for applications will open in November 2015 (for Masters starting in September 2016).

publie le 07/08/2017

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