France – South Africa Excellence Scholarship Programme 2025

Another call for Application is Open for those who intend to study in different France universities or higher education Institution as eligible applicants can now apply France – South Africa Excellence Scholarship Programme 2025. All You need to know about this scholarship and its application process is right here in this article as you get to know about this September 2025 call.

This is a fully funded scholarship in French universities and it is only opened to three different countries. it is expected that applicants should stay alerted as successful applicants will be contacted while also the list of the laureates and the waiting list will be announced according to the indicated timeline. Incase you want to study in French, opportunities will be open to French courses for application. See Oakland University Scholarship for Undergraduate & Graduate 2025

Opportunities are open to internship in French Companies and organizations based in South Africa, so what are you waiting for?. France – South Africa Scholarship is open to all field of studies, there are two schemes for this scholarship which are the full scholarship and the cost of sharing scholarship. The full scholarship as the name implies covers so much in terms of benefits while the cost sharing scholarship will be supported by monthly allowance will be provided fully or partially by a partner agency. Check out University of Palermo Scholarship in Italy without IELTS 2024-25

About France – South Africa Scholarship 

The France – South Africa Scholarship Programme is directed to South African students, it is also open to students from Lesotho and Malawi. if you are in any of these eligible countries submit your application to apply for any France institutions and do note that the scholarship does not include the tuition fees.

Scholarship Detail

Country: South Africa
Host: France Universities / Campus France
Type: Fully Funded (But does not covers tuition fee)
Level: Masters and PhD
Award taken in: France
No of Scholarship: Not specified
Gender: Male and Female
Target: South Africa / Malawi / Lesotho

Eligibility Requirements for France – South Africa Excellence Scholarship Programme 2025

The following are the criteria for applying to France – South Africa Excellence Scholarship for eligible applicants;

  • Born on or after 1st January 1995.
  • A citizen of South Africa, Lesotho or Malawi.
  • Enrolled in a French Higher Education institution (in due time) to pursue a Master’s degree or PhD.
  • Applicants must be either South Africans, Lesotho or Malawi Students
  • Proof of English Language is not mandatory as French courses are also applicable.
  • Applicants must notify Embassy of France for any Additional Funding.
  • Applicants must meet Academic qualification and the program of study requirements to the chosen fields of study.

Scholarship Duration

Masters degree programmes are 2 years and scholarship will be granted for a duration between 10 and 22 months. For PhDs, the scholarship will be granted for a maximum duration of 3 years.

France – South Africa Excellence Scholarship Programme 2025 Benefits

  • Monthly Allowance for Masters and PhD Students
  • Return flight ticket to France.
  • Accommodation Aid
  • Student housing, visa fee exemption and assistance offered by Campus France Paris

NOTE: Please, note that the scholarship does not include the tuition fees. France has a large choice of options, and you may find a very good programme with almost no tuition fees. If you need help, you can contact Campus France.

Documents Required

  • A complete application form (online).
  • A passport copy.
  • An up-to-date résumé that also states the candidate’s entire academic history.
  • A cover letter explaining motivations and interests in the planned academic project.
  • Copies of academic degree certificates (Bachelor or Master only).
  • University transcripts (academic marks) of at least two years of studies.
  • Cost-sharing commitment letter from the corresponding organisation.
  • Academic and/or professional recommendation.
  • Language proficiency certificates: French (TCF, DELF, DALF, academic degree…).

How to Apply

Interested applicants for France – South Africa Excellence Scholarship Programme 2025 should follow the procedures below

  • Register for an account
  • Ensure you meet the eligibility requirements
  • Upload all documents and review your application
  • Submit your application form
  • Interview of the eligible candidates: November 2024.
  • Results: end of November/early December 2024.
Application deadline

This Application is Open until 14th October 2024, Ensure you complete all the necessary registration before the official deadline date.

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