This scholarship is designed for one to two years, (September – June, 10 months per academic year) of studies in France at the Master’s degree level for all streams and fields of study.
The Charpak Master Program offers two kinds of scholarships based on merit.
1. Charpak AME Scholarship :
** Living allowance of 700 euros
** Medical insurance coverage (approx 300 euros / academic year)
** Student visa and Campus France fee waiver
** Tuition fee waiver upto 5000 euros
** Assistance to find affordable student accommodation
2. Charpak Travel :
** To and fro air ticket in economy class between India and France
** Student visa and Campus France fee waiver
Note : Full tuition fee waiver at public universities or partial tuition fee waivers by other institutions, can be granted according to their individual policies
Charpak Scholarship Eligibility
The applicant must
** be an Indian national and reside in India
** be a student currently enrolled at an Indian Institution of higher learning or a young professional employed in a company for a maximum of 3 years at the time of application
** be 30 years old maximum at the time of application
** be a student from Indian Institution and have studied in India
** the course must take place in France. If you have one semester or more of studies in another country, the scholarship will not be provided during that period.
** an exception will be made for Charpak scholarship holders who are currently completing their M1 in France. They may re-apply for a second year of funding in order to complete their M2.
There is no automatic renewal of the scholarship at the M2 level. Acceptance will be subject to academic performance at the M1 level and a new statement of purpose.
** non-scholarship holders currently pursuing M1 in France are not eligible for the scholarship.
Charpak Scholarship Online Application
Just follow the below steps to apply for the Charpak Master’s Scholarship Program 2021.
Create An Account
Sign up and create an account on the French Scholarship online portal using your email address and password.
** The email ID used for registration must belong to the applicant. The email address must be valid and functional. There is no scope for changing the registered email address.
** If you are a new user, click Sign Up and enter the details required.
** After successful registration, a message along with the application number will be sent to the registered email address.
Scan & Upload Documents
Scan and save the following documents.
** Passport size photograph (please make sure that the photograph uploaded is formal)
** Scanned copy of the first page of your passport (with photo and expiry date). If you will be getting your passport after the Last Date, please attach proof of your passport application.
** Full Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages).
** Scanned copy of your admission/acceptance letter from the French higher education institution.
If you have not received it before the Last Date, attach an email correspondence to show that you are in the process of getting the acceptance letter from them.
** Attested (by a gazette officer or the Head of the institute where you studied/are studying) scanned copies of mark sheets of Higher Secondary School (XII), Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees (including those of completed semesters of the ongoing degree)
** French language certificate (DELF /DALF or from any recognized university or Xth mark sheet if French was your second language)
** XII Marksheet and degree/passing certificate
** University Marksheet and degree (Bachelor’s Degree and Mark Sheet and for those who are applying for M2, upload your M1 mark sheet as well)
** Document of employment / internship record
** Recommendation letter from the university (not mandatory)
Make sure to save or submit your application. If you are not able to complete the application, you may click save and return later to finish your application.
** You cannot Edit/Modify your application after the Last Date of the scholarship.
** Awardees of the scholarship will be contacted via email.
** Your application will be selected on the basis of your academic excellence, as well as the consistency and quality of your statement of purpose.
** There is no CGPA/percentage cut-off for the scholarship.
** Knowledge of French will be an asset but is not mandatory.
** A tie-up between your current Indian institution and your future French institution will also be an asset.
Charpak Scholarship Timeline
** Opening of the call for applications: Monday, 11th January 2021
** Deadline for the reception of applications : Friday, 9th April 2021
** Publication of results: second week of May 2021
If you have questions regarding the Charpak scholarship program, please contact us by e-mail <scholarship.france [AT] ifindia.in>