Sciences Po, France, invites applications from international students from outside the European Union for the 2014-2015 Emile Boutmy Scholarships to study in France . The scholarship is open to all international students in Sciences Po, Paris, France, for undergraduate and graduate studies.  The Emile Boutmy Scholarship is awarded to top students whose profiles match the admissions priorities of Sciences Po and individual course requirements.

Only first time applicants will be offered scholarship.

Worth of Awards

For the Undergraduate programme, the scholarship can take several forms:

  • A tuition grant of €7,300 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme, in addition to a grant to cover part of the cost of living of €5000 per year.
  • A tuition grant of €7,300 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme.
  • A tuition grant of €5,000 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme.
  • A tuition grant of €3,000 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme.
  • On an exceptional basis, a scholarship of 19,000€ may be granted to cover the three years of College.
  • If the scholarship recipients’ academic results are not within the upper half of their year group at the end of the first year, they will forfeit their right to the scholarship for the second year.
  • If the scholarship recipient is within the top 10% of his year group at the end of the first year, he will be eligible for a revision of the amount of the scholarship.
  • Applicants who have being granted scholarship and decides to defer their admission will lose their scholarship

Master’s Program:The scholarship can take different forms

  • A grant of €10,000 per year to cover tuition fees for the two years of the Masters, in addition to a grant to cover part of the cost of living of €6,000 per year.
  • A tuition grant of €10,000 per year for the two years of the Masters.
  • A tuition grant of €5,000 per year for the two years of the Masters.
  • On an exceptional basis, a scholarship of 19,000€ per year, may be granted to cover the two years of the Masters programme.
  • Scholarship recipients will forfeit their right to the grant if their academic results are not with the top 50% of students within their year group at the end of the first year.
  • If the scholarship recipient is within the top 10% of his year group at the end of the first year, he will be eligible for a revision of the amount of the scholarship.
  • Applicants who have being granted scholarship and decides to defer their admission will lose their scholarship
  • Eligible students are 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.
  • This scholarship is awarded based on factors of excellence and according to the type of profile sought for this programme

Eligibility

Students who are NOT eligible are:

  • Swiss and Norwegian applicants, since they may be entitled to CROUS scholarships
  • Candidates who have dual citizenship, including from a European Union state
  • Candidates from Quebec (since they may take advantage of sliding scale fees same as European applicants)
  • Dual-degree candidates (only Chinese applicants to either the Sciences Po/Fudan University or the Sciences Po/Peking University dual degree programme are eligible.)
  • Ph.D. programme students (thesis)
  • MPA candidates, since they may apply for the MPA scholarship
  • Candidates to the Master in Development Practice
  • Candidates to the Master Financial Regulation and Risk Management

How to Apply

  • Application form can be downloaded online via their website (see link below)
  • In order to apply for this scholarship, applicants must notify it on their application form, as well as include a 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...).
  • This scholarship is not automatically awarded. A request for it must be made in the section designated for the purpose on the application form.

Deadline: Application deadline is as follows:

  • Undergraduate programme:  May 2, 2014
  • Master’s programme: April 3, 2014 

Click here for more details and to apply online

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