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French Embassy Master and Ph.D Scholarships for Ghanaians, France 2017

πŸ—“ Deadline: 17 March 2017 πŸ› Degree: Master / Ph.D Within the framework of academic cooperation between France and Ghana, the Fre... thumbnail 1 summary
πŸ—“ Deadline: 17 March 2017

πŸ› Degree: Master / Ph.D



Within the framework of academic cooperation between France and Ghana, the French Embassy in Accra offers scholarships to Ghanaian students at Master and PhD levels for academic year 2017-2018.


Eligibility



Age limit:
35 years for applicants of a Master degree and 40 years for those of PhD.

Academic level
1 Bachelor Degree for a Master 1 Mphil Degree for a PhD

Fields of studies

1 Agriculture & food industry
1 Biology
1 Chemistry
1 Environment & earth sciences
1 Languages & literature
1 Mathematics
1 Physics
1 Health sciences
1 Engineering
1 Economics & political science
1 Humanities & social studies

Mastery of French:

French proficiency is not a compulsory condition for application.

For Master’s Degrees, non-francophone students can apply to a wide-range of Programmes taught in English by various French Universities.
For PhDs, students can do their research and write their thesis in English.

Nonetheless, mastering of French language is an asset.


Benefits

For Master’s applicants:
Duration and benefits
24 months of scholarship including:
o 2 return tickets to France
o Free Visa
o Free university basic registration fees
o Health insurance
o Living allowance of 440 Euros/month*

(*Selected candidates will have to provide additional revenues of a minimum of 330 Euros/month – about 1422 GHC/month from a private source of funding, or personal revenues )

For PhD applicants:
Duration and benefits
3 stays in France of 6 months each, over a period of three-year including :
o 3 return tickets to France (1 for each stay)
o Free Visa
o Free university basic registration fees
o Health insurance
o Living allowance of 440 Euros/month*

(*Selected candidates will have to provide additional revenues of a minimum of 330 Euros/month – about 1422 GHC/month from a private source of funding, or personal revenues)

Application

Applications must be sent to the Institut FranΓ§ais at the French Embassy in Ghana, Presidential Drive – PO BOX 187 ACCRA

An acknowledgement of receipt will be sent to applicants by e-mail.

Please note that applications sent by e-mail are not accepted

Deadline: Friday 17th March, 2017 – 12.30 pm

Compulsory documents:

  1. Application form to be downloaded and completed
  2. Copies of full academic transcripts and certificates
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Copies of birth certificate
  5. Proof of registration or pre-registration with a French university
  6. Description of the Research subject – 1 page (for PhDs candidates)
  7. Cover letter
  8. Reference letter from your Ghanaian University
Download application form from the scholarship website below.

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