Foundation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris PGSM International Scholarship
Since 2010, the Fondation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris has proposed every year master scholarships to excellent students who followed their degree course out of France.
This year, this program is available for students who wish to follow their study in the first or in the second year of master
Students who followed their degree course out of France can apply to this program.
This program is only available for students who can benefit from the French social coverage sor students. Thus, for the ongoing calls for applications (2016-2017), only applicants born after Octobre, 1st 1989 are able to apply to a M2 scholarship (or October, 1st 1990 for a 2-year scholarship)
The laureates of PGSM International receive a scholarship of 1100 euros per month.
Laureates of M2 will receive a scholarship for 10 months + 2 months if they want to do a doctorate in France. However, M1 laureates will receive a 12-month scolarship.
The laureates will be given the possibility to buy a computer up to 300 euros until October, 31st 2015 for the new laureates only (from the 2015-2016 call for application).
Transport and accomodation
Accomodation in students residence under preferential conditions. Students from this program benefit from student price for the students' cafeteria. Furthermore, we reimburse the price of your return ticket from your home country to Paris (one return ticket in economic class per year)
Documents to enclose with the application
- Curriculum vitae
- Letter of application
- Bachelor/ Master certificate and school reports M1/M2
- Letter(s) of recommendation(s): do not forget de mention (step 4 of the application process) the e-mail address of the professors who wish to send recommendation letters. They will receive an automatic email to upload their letter.
Complete application will be studied only.
Applicants are invited to submit to their applicationall documents they think are important (rankings,ranking in national and international competitions...) That would help todetermine the level of the application. All the given information must be official. Moreover, theauthors of therecommendation's letters are, if possible, encouraged to provide elements of comparison that can be checked.
The administrative team of the Foundation helps every students to be well integrated in the Paris' microcosm. The team also help them for any administrative procedures such as Universtity suscription, medical care or Visa's procedure.
Laureates benefit from a scientific supervision and a follow-up of their school results As for their integration in France, they have the possibility to improve their skills in french: lessons of "Français, langue étrangère" or FLE are planned in universities.
For non French speaking students
Students' tutors may propose non-french speaking puipls to be helped in English, and may guide them to follow some trainings to learn French as a foreign language. It is wisely adviced for students who do not speak any French to undertake some intensive training before the begining of the school year, in their host university
Applications are made only from the online form available here. Open from October 1st 2015 to January 26th 2016 (23h59 Paris Time)
Only letters of recommendation can be uploaded online until January 28th 2016 (23h59 Paris time)
Selection is made through the excellency of each student's academic records linked to their Bachelor years .
Decision is made by the PGSM Steering Committee.
Sholarship for the second year is linked to the results of the first year's examination.
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