There are several options to fund your studies, with grants and scholarships for Master's degrees or PhD.
- Funding your Master's: Scholarships of Excellence
- Funding your PhD
- Other grants
- Normalien Status
Funding your Master's: Scholarships of Excellence
For all students enrolling in a Master's degree
The ENS de Lyon and its partners offer scholarships for excellent international students to enrol in its Masters programs in the Exact Sciences, the Arts, and Human and Social Sciences (except FEADép Master's programs):
- Ampère Scholarships of Excellence
- Master's programs concerned: all Master’s programs (except FEADép Master's programs)
- Amount: 1,000€ a month during one or two academic years
- More information: firstname.lastname@example.org
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- MILYON Scholarship
- Master’s programs concerned: Advanced Mathematics and Fundamental Computer Science
- The project is funded within the framework of the French government’s "Investissement d'avenir" program.
Application process and deadlines
Funding your PhD
Various grants and contracts can help studentsfund their PhD.
- Doctoral contracts
A doctoral contrat is a three-year employment contract under which an institution selects and hires a student to undertake doctoral studies. There are no conditions in terms of age or nationality.
More information on the doctoral school's websites
- Co-funding for doctoral studies
International doctoral students wishing to enrol in a doctoral program at the ENS de Lyon can apply for co-funding of up to 50 percent of the amount required for enrolment. This scholarship granted by the ENS de Lyon for the duration of the doctoral program (3 years maximum). In the case of internationally co-directed doctoral theses (cotutelles internationales), the scholarship will only be paid during the months of presence at the ENS de Lyon. The amount of funding will be adjusted each year according to the external (main) funding obtained.
Call of proposal 2018-2019
- CIFRE (Industrial Convention for training through Research)
This convention brings together a company, a student, and a research laboratory. The PhD student is recruited and employed by the company with no conditions regarding nationality or area of research. See the National Association of Technological Research (ANRT).
- Foundation and association grants
These are common in medical research. Candidates must apply for funding themselves. The funding usually requires the signature of an employment contract between the institution (or research institution) and the doctoral student.
- Research grants
This type of funding, awarded to a team to support a research project, involves an employment contract between the institution (or research institute) and the PhD student. To find out more, visit the doctoral schools' and research laboratories' websites.
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