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France is rapidly emerging as a preferred education destination for Indian students. Not only do Master’s level students get a 24-month, post course work permit for France, but a recently passed legislation now makes it compulsory for companies in France to pay interns €550 per month!

The Charpak – Master’s scholarship provides added impetus for candidates to consider France as a study destination. This scholarship is designed for one to two years 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 viz:

  1. Charpak AME Scholarship (Allocation Mensuelle d’Entretien): The funding covered by the scholarship includes:
  • Living allowance 615 euros
    • Medical insurance coverage (approx 300 euros / academic year)
    • Student visa fee waiver (16,500 INR approx)
    • Assistance to find affordable student accommodation
  1. Charpak BCS Scholarship (Bourse de Couverture Sociale): The funding covered by the scholarship includes:
  • Medical insurance coverage (approx 300 euros / academic year)
    • Student visa fee waiver (16,500 INR approx)
    • Assistance to find affordable student accommodation

How to apply for the Charpak Master’s Scholarship

  1. The Charpak Master’s Scholarship features an online application that is available on http://www.inde.campusfrance.org/en/page/charpak-masters-program
  2. You need to fill out the application form and submit a Statement of Purpose. Your statement of purpose should explain why you chose the French institution to which you have applied or have been admitted to, as well as your future plans upon completion of the course. You also need to explain what makes you meritorious and why you would be a worthy candidate for the scholarship.
  3. You need to upload the following documentation:
    • Scanned copy of the first page of your passport (with photo and expiry date). If you will be getting your passport after the deadline, please attach passport application proof.
    • Full Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages)
    • Scanned copy of the admission/acceptance letter from the French higher education institution. If you have not received it before the deadline, 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 if any (from Alliance Française in India or any recognized university or Xth marks card if French was your second language).

Application Deadline: The application deadline for the Charpak scholarship is May 11, 2017.

 

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