French Embassy Masters Scholarship in France

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French Embassy Masters Scholarship in France. Graduates from South Africa and Basotho are encouraged to apply for the French Embassy Scholarship program in Business or Engineering, according to the French Embassy in South Africa and Saint-Gobain.

This highly competitive fellowship will cover the costs of two fellows’ studies at a French higher education institution for two years (first and second years of their Master’s degree).

The Saint-Gobain branch in Sub-Saharan Africa will offer the fellows a job once they return to South Africa (provided they have completed their master’s degree).

If this sounds like the chance you’ve been looking for, check out the French Embassy Scholarship.


Registering to an online degree programme from a French higher education institution is currently the best way to get to know the campus of the institution that will welcome you for the academic year 2022/2023, if you cannot come to France because of the epidemic situation in your country. Check out the “Back to Campus” catalogue to find a 100% online degree programme or an hybrid degree programme (both onsite and online).

Campus France catalogue – online degree programs

This catalogue describes 600+ training courses in French or English offered by French higher education institutions and cover the main fields of engineering, administration, management, law, finance, IT, urban planning, design, and more, at all levels, mainly in Master and post-Master courses.


If you are looking for a Bachelor’s level programme, check the catalogue of Bachelor’s programmes (updated in January, March and October).

Catalogue Campus France des formations de niveau licence


This catalogue is currently being updated (October 2021).


You can study towards several degrees until the Bachelor’s level (1st-year undergraduate, 2nd-year undergraduate or 3rd-year undergraduate):

  • The DU (Diplôme d’Université – University Degree) is awarded after one year of studies and certifies 60 ECTS credits.
  • The BTS (Brevet de Technicien Supérieur – 2-year technical degree), CPGE (Classes Préparatoires aux Grandes Ecoles – Preparatory Classes for the Grandes Ecoles) and DMA (Diplôme des Métiers d’Art – Arts & Crafts Degree) are equivalent to two years of studies at the Bachelor’s level and certify 120 ECTS credits.
  • The licences, licences professionnelles, Bachelor’s, DNA (Diplôme National d’Art Arts Degree) and DEEA (diplôme d’études en architecture architecture degree) are equivalent to a threeyear bachelor’s and certify 180 ECTS credits.


To find a programme at the Master’s level, the Campus France Master’s catalogue (updated in January, March and October) can help you.

Catalogue Campus France des formations de niveau master

This catalogue is currently being updated (October 2021).

You can study towards several degrees at a Master’s level (graduate level):

  • The engineering degrees, MiM (Master in Management), MSc (Master of Science), DNSEP (Diplôme National Supérieur d’Expression Plastique – Higher National Degree in Visual Expression) and State architecture degrees certifying five years of studies, for a level equivalent to a Master’s, and certifying 300 ECTS credits.
  • The specialist Masters (Grandes Ecoles) and the MBA (Master of Business Administration) are equivalent to one year of post-master’s specialisation, for a sixth year of studies.

Erasmus +

You can also choose an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD). Have a look at the online catalogue of programs that will offer a UE-sponsored scholarship.

An Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD), is a prestigious international study programme, jointly delivered by an international consortium of higher education institutions. EMJMDs award EU-funded scholarships to the best student candidates applying under annual selection rounds.


To find where to do a Doctorate, check our “Research” portal. It lists the Doctoral schools and has a number of Doctoral programmes, Master’s and Post-Doctorate internships.

le portail “recherche” de Campus France

In general, a Doctorate is prepared in a Doctoral school which is attached to a university. More and more engineering and some management Grandes Ecoles also confer Doctorates, in association with a Doctoral school. Check our article on how the Doctorate works in France to find out more.


If you would like to enrol in a programme in the arts, you can check the CampusArt catalogue.

Portail Campus Art

 It lists all arts training for FLE (French as a foreign language) + Art preparatory classes, Bachelor’s, Master’s, post-master’s or Doctorate offered by institutes that are members of the CampusArt network.

CampusArt is a unique shared and dematerialized recruitment program, created in 2005 at the request of Campus France partner establishments and in partnership with the Ministries in charge of Foreign Affairs, Higher Education and Culture. It participates in the influence of French cultural diplomacy. CampusArt consists of an information website in French and English on art and architecture studies and diplomas; a registration, application and file submission platform for students; a platform for selection by juries and recruitment on behalf of member higher education institutions.

This exceptional program makes it possible to submit an online application at different levels of courses in art, design, fashion, music, architecture, etc. and thus gives students from all countries access to artistic training that school managers have. chose to offer via CampusArt.


To find out which programmes are given in English, check the catalogue Programs Taught in English.

le catalogue Campus France des formations “Taught in English”

It lists nearly 1500 programmes that are wholly or partially taught in English and that you can take in a French institute of higher education.


To do a cultural and language stay or take a short programme, check the catalogue of short programmes and summer schools.

le catalogue Campus France des programmes courts et écoles d’été

It is available in three languages (English, French and Spanish), and offers more than 150 sport and cultural activities. A search engine and interactive map of France will help you make your choice according to your level of French or field of study.

Field Of Study

The French Embassy Scholarship is available to students interested in earning a Masters Degree in Business or Engineering.

Nationality of the Host

In France, the Saint-Gobain Master Scholarship is held.

Other scholarships for international students are available in France.

You can use these scholarship opportunities to help you with the majority of your academic issues. Other scholarships for studies in Europe, Africa, Asia, and America can be found here.

Nationality Requirements for French Embassy Masters Scholarship in France

Students from South Africa and Basotho are eligible for the French Embassy Scholarship.

Also read if you want to study in a country other than your own. Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Applying for and Winning a Scholarship.

Aside from the French Embassy Scholarship, overseas students can apply for various scholarships to study abroad. You can search for scholarships by nation to see what’s available.

Saint-Gobain Scholarship: in public French universities, round-trip airfare, monthly stipend (767 €/month) French government: annual tuition expenses (up to 3,770 €) in public universities, Schengen visa fees, social security, and complimentary insurance, The CROUS Accommodation Reservation support

The Saint-Gobain Master Scholarship is open to anyone who has completed a bachelor’s degree.
The award is aimed at engineering and business students, among others.

Finance, Supply Chain, Construction (Architectural), and Marketing are all included in this category. The following criteria will be used to shortlist applicants:

– Phase 1: academic achievement – Phase 2: a brief video interview
– Phase 3: psychometric evaluation – Phase 4: top candidates will be chosen for final interviews

Representatives from Saint-Gobain and the French Embassy in South Africa will serve on the selection committee.

How to Apply for a Scholarship from the French Embassy
Using the Campus France search engine, you may start identifying and applying to your French universities right now. Remember that you do not need to speak French to study in France; there are various Master’s programs taught in English at French universities.

How to Apply for French Embassy Masters Scholarship in France

– download and fill out the Master’s scholarship application sheet (choose the Saint-Gobain scholarship option) – email completed applications to [email protected]

Scholarships from the French Embassy have a deadline.
The application date for the French Embassy Scholarship is March 31, 2021. Following that, no additional applications will be entertained.

Link to a Scholarship

For more information and to apply for the French Embassy Scholarship, visit their website. To get started, go to the link below.

Official Link

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