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Emile-Boutmy Undergraduate Scholarship in France 2021

Sciences Po invites applications for the Emile-Boutmy Undergraduate Scholarship in France for international students to study at Science Po Research University for the 2021/2022 academic session.

Sciences Po created the Emile-Boutmy scholarship, named after the founder of Sciences Po (1871), in order to welcome the very best international students from outside the European Union. The Emile Boutmy Scholarship is awarded to top students whose profiles match the admissions priorities of Sciences Po and individual course requirements.

Sciences Po is an international research university, both selective and open to the world, ranking among the finest institutions in the fields of humanities and social sciences. Science Po’s overarching mission is to educate future leaders in the public and private sectors. However, its ambition extends even further: to educate open-minded and enlightened citizens capable of changing the world and transforming society.

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The Émile Boutmy scholarship is awarded to students arriving at Sciences Po for their first year of studies.

The Émile Boutmy programme can take several different forms:

A tuition grant of

  • €13,000 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme.
  • €8,800 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme.
  • €6,000 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme.
  • €3,600 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Emile Boutmy undergraduate scholarship, students must be first-time applicants, from a non-European Union state, whose household does not file taxes within the European Union, and who have been admitted to the Undergraduate or Master’s programme.

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Students who are not eligible are:

  • Swiss and Norwegian applicants, since they may be entitled to CROUS scholarships.
  • Candidates who have dual citizenship, including an EU citizenship.
  • Candidates from Quebec for master’s degree (since they may take advantage of sliding scale fees same as European applicants). Candidates from Quebec for a bachelor’s degree are eligible.
  • Master’s level dual-degree candidates. Only applicants for the following dual degrees are eligible:
    • the dual degree in Journalism Sciences Po/Columbia University.
    • the dual degree Sciences Po/Fudan University with the concentration Europe-Asia in Global Affairs (only applicants with Chinese nationality).
    • the dual degree Sciences Po/Peking University (only applicants with Chinese nationality).
    • BAMA ITAM.
  • PhD programme students (thesis).
  • Candidates for the 1 year Master’s programmes.
  • Bachelor dual degree candidates (unless as part of a specific agreement).
  • Exchange students.
  • Candidates applying via the French graduate admission procedure.

How to Apply

Applicants from foreign secondary schools must indicate that they are applying to the Émile Boutmy scholarship in the “Financial information” section of their Sciences Po application.

Please note that applicants might be asked to provide proof of income and documents explaining their family situation (e.g. income tax return for both parents, payslips, divorce certificate, unemployment benefits, documents related to alimony, child support or retirement pensions, death certificate…).

Applicants from French secondary schools must apply by contacting the Admission Office by email, once admitted to Sciences Po. This email should include your CV as well as the following information:

  • Indicate the country in which you are resident for tax purposes 1.
  • Indicate the country in which you are resident for tax purposes 2 (optional).
  • Total annual income (in euros) of the household from the year before last.
  • The number of financially dependent children in the household (including yourself).
  • Are any of your siblings currently pursuing higher education?

Please note that applicants might be asked to provide proof of income and documents explaining their family situation (e.g. income tax return for both parents, payslips, divorce certificate, unemployment benefits, documents related to alimony, child support or retirement pensions, death certificate…).

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Deadline:

  • The deadline for the undergraduate programme (applicants from foreign secondary schools) is mid-February 2022.
  • While the deadline for the undergraduate programme (applicants from French secondary schools) is mid-June 2022.
  • Yet again, the deadline for the master’s programme is November 30, 2021.

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