Wednesday, April 08, 2020

French Government MOPGA Scholarships for Foreign Students, 2020/21

Study (Etudier) in France
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LEVEL: Masters, Postdoctoral
FUNDING: Fully Funded
OPEN TO: Specific countries
PLACE: France
STATUS: 24 Days left

Candidates are invited to apply for the 2020-2021 fully funded French Government MOPGA Scholarships. The French Government’s Make Our Planet Great Again (MOPGA) Scholarships aims to support Students from Countries listed below to Study a Master’s degree program or conduct a Postdoctoral research in France.

These scholarships to study in France are offered for a period of one or two year(s) and aims to encourage international students to pursue master’s-level training or conduct research in topic related to earth systems, climate change and sustainability, the energy transition or societal challenges of environmental issues at French institutions of higher education.

“MAKE OUR PLANET GREAT AGAIN” Scholarship Program is implemented by the France’s ministries of Europe and foreign affairs (MEAE) and of higher education, research, and innovation (MESRI) in collaboration with Campus France.

Program Details

  • Host institution: French institutions of higher education in France.
  • Fields of Study and Research: Earth systems, Climate change and sustainability, Energy transition, Societal challenges of environmental issues.
  • Number of Awards: Not specified.
  • Duration: One or two year(s).
  • Eligible countries: Citizens of following countries are eligible:

Eligible Countries for Master Degree Program: Australia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New-Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore and South Korea.
Eligible Countries for Postdoctoral Research: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hong-Kong, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Island, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New-Zeland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States of America.

French Government MOPGA Scholarships Benefits

Selected candidates for the Make Our Planet Great Again Scholarship will have following benefits:

Master degree students

  1. Monthly Allowance;
  2. Round-trip airfare;
  3. Medical insurance.

In addition, Pakistan students will have following benefits:

  1. Exemption of tuition fees;
  2. Free visa application;
  3. Free French language classes for one month before departure to France;
  4. Facilitated (according to availability) access to public student housing.

Postdoctoral Researchers

Institutions hosting the laureates will be financed to € 50 000 for a period of 12 months, per selected post-doctoral researchers.

French Government MOPGA Scholarships Eligibility

To apply for the Make Our Planet Great Again Scholarship, applicants must have the following profile:

Master degree applicants must

  1. possess or be pursuing a French licence or an equivalent undergraduate degree (Bachelor);
  2. be exclusively of the nationality of one of the eligible countries (listed above);
  3. reside in one of the eligible countries (listed above);
  4. not have resided in France after April 1st, 2019;
  5. They must enroll in the Master’s program before October 2020.

Postdoctoral Research applicants must:

Be foreign researchers holding a doctoral degree (for less than 5 years). Candidates must include with their application a letter from a French host institution agreeing to host their research if the candidate’s proposal is accepted by the program. This letter has to detail the resources provided to carry out the research project. A possibility of co-financing can also be considered.

You may also be eligible for the:

  1. Slovak Government Scholarship for International Students;
  2. University Of Adelaide Australian Government Scholarship;
  3. Singapore International Graduate Award;
  4. University of the Fraser Valley Scholarships in Canada;
  5. Skoltech Scholarship in Russia For Local and International Students.

How to Apply for the French Government MOPGA Scholarships

Eligible candidates who would like to apply for this France scholarship, must click on the appropriate link below and follow instructions to submit their applications.

Master degree applicants, please click here;

Pakistan Master degree applicants, please click here;

Postdoctoral Research applicants, please click here.

For any doubt, please send your questions to [email protected]. They will try their best to answer your question.

The deadline to apply is for Pakistan applicants and For others. For more detail on the 2020-2021 French Government MOPGA Scholarships, please visit the official page.

Official page

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