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Emile-Boutmy Scholarship at Sciences Po for international students

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LEVEL: Undergraduate, Masters
FUNDING: Partial Scholarship
OPEN TO: Non EU students
PLACE: Paris
STATUS: Closed

The Emile-Boutmy Scholarship at Sciences Po is named after the founder of Sciences Po (1871) and have been created 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.

Programme Details
  • Host Institution: Sciences Po Paris.
  • Field of study: Available majors at Sciences Po Paris.
  • Number of Awards: Not specified.
  • Duration: Two to three years depending on the programme.
  • Target group: Open to all.
Scholarship value/inclusions

A. For undergraduate students, The Emile-Boutmy Scholarship at Sciences Po can take several different forms:

  1. 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.
  2. A tuition grant of €7,300 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme.
  3. A tuition grant of €5,000 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme.
  4. 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. Scholarship amounts are decided during the different admission juries.

During the year abroad (third year of the undergraduate programme): scholarship recipients will retain their tuition fee grant and additional cost of living grant (if applicable).

B. For Masters students, The Emile-Boutmy programme can take two different forms:

  1. A grant of €10,000 per year to cover tuition fees for the two years of the Masters
  2. A tuition grant of €5,000 per year for the two years of the Masters.

If you have been granted for a scholarship and you decide to defer your admission, your scholarship will be lost.


To be eligible for the Emile-Boutmy Scholarship at Sciences Po, 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.

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)
  • Ph.D. programme students (thesis)
  • Candidates for the 1 year Master’s programmes
  • Bachelor dual degree candidates
  • Exchange students

The Emile-Boutmy Scholarship at Sciences Po may not be combined with other scholarship (Eiffel scholarship, AEFE scholarship, BGF…), unless otherwise decided by the jury.This scholarship is awarded based on merit and according to the type of profile sought for this programme. Social criteria are also taken into account.

Application instructions

The deadline for undergraduate programme is April 13, 2020 and the deadline for master programme is December 15, 2019.

  1. Visit Sciences Po website and apply for a desired programme.
  2. Indicate that you are applying for the Emile-Boutmy scholarship in the “Financial information” section of the Sciences Po application.
  3. Applicants must also attach, if applicable, their language test before the application deadline of the scholarship.

For more details, please visit the official page.

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