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Emile-Boutmy Scholarship at Sciences Po for international students

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

Applicants can seek admission at Sciences Po Paris to take a chance at this scholarship. The Emile-Boutmy Scholarship at Sciences Po Paris 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.

Currently, Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po) offers Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees courses in various branches of the social sciences, such as law, economics, history, political science, and sociology.

Located in France, Sciences Po is a higher education institution that is commonly ranked as one of the best universities for political science and international studies in the world. The school’s alumni include many prominent figures of the French and international economic and political elite. Seven recent French presidents, 13 French prime ministers, 12 foreign heads of state or government, and six of the CEOs of France’s largest companies have studied at Sciences Po.

Programme Details

  • Host Institution: Sciences Po Paris in France.
  • 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 Non-European students.

Emile-Boutmy Scholarship at Sciences Po Benefits

Selected candidates will receive following benefits depending on their level of study.

A. For undergraduate students, The Emile-Boutmy Scholarship at Sciences Po Paris can take 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.

Emile-Boutmy Scholarship at Sciences Po Eligibility

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

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Application instructions

Interested applicants should follow steps below to submit their applications.

  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.

The last day to submit applications is for master degree programmes and for undergraduate programmes. To now more about the Emile-Boutmy Scholarship at Sciences Po, please visit the official page. To be the first to see latest opportunities, please follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

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