The Embassy of France is currently inviting students who wish to continue their tertiary education at Master’s level in France to apply for its scholarship programmes for the academic year 2017 -2018.

This programme forms part of the commitment between France and South Africa to establish fruitful partnerships between their universities while building a vast network of academic and professional contacts.

Embassy of France scholarship programme: Students who wish to complete a Master’s degree in all fields of study (engineering, management, economy/ finance, IT, architecture/design, sports, biology, etc.) are required to apply for the French Embassy Master Scholarship program. 


Download information sheet and application form.


The deadline for applications is 24 March 2017, and shortlisted candidates will be interviewed during April 2017.


Terms and conditions

Students must hold at least a Bachelor’s degree. The duration of the bursary is one year, once renewable should the student continue with the Master 2 programme. Full bursary includes visa expenses, round-trip flight tickets, social and medical insurance, tuition fees (up to a limited amount) and a monthly stipend for living expenses (partial funding may also be granted).