Emile Boutmy Scholarships for International Students, France
2 May 2016 (Undergraduate)
15 Jan 2016 (Masters)
Sciences Po created the Emile Boutmy scholarship after the founder of Sciences Po (1871) in order to welcome the very best international students from outside of the European Union. The Emile Boutmy Scholarship is awarded to top students whose profiles match the admissions priorities of Sciences Po and individual course requirements.
Sorbonne Paris Cité (USPC) is one of France’s major university consortiums bringing together four Parisian universities and four special-status higher education and research establishments including Sciences Po. The high quality of its research units ensures USPC a worldwide perspective, embracing all disciplines and reflecting its founders shared ambition to investigate the major issues confronting our times.
The MIEM programme (International Masters Mobility Scholarship) at USPC aims to enhance research and training on an international scale by hosting high calibre students on Master Level.
The Boutmy/MIEM Scholarship will finance International Masters students by offering scholarships for excellence.
Citizens of ANY Non-EU country (i.e. International Students from any country outside the European Union)
Fields of study
All Undergraduate or Masters level courses offered at Science Po University – Political sciences, Law, Economics and finance, International affairs, European affairs, Communication, Journalism, Urban strategies, Human resources, Public affairs.
Eligible students are those, first time applicants, from a non-European Union state, whose household does not file taxes within the European Union, and who have been admitted to the Undergraduate or Master’s programme.
Students who are not eligible are:
- Swiss and Norwegian applicants, since they may be entitled to CROUS scholarships
- Candidates who have dual citizenship, including from a European Union state
- Candidates from Quebec for master degree (since they may take advantage of sliding scale fees same as European applicants). Candidates for bachelor degree are eligible
- Dual-degree candidates. Only applicants for the following dual degrees are eligible:
- the dual degree in Journalism Sciences Po/Columbia University
- the dual degree Sciences Po/Fudan University with the concentration Europe-Asia in Global Affairs (only applicants with Chinese nationality)
- the dual degree Sciences Po/Peking University (only applicants with Chinese nationality)
- Ph.D. programme students (thesis)
- Candidates to the 1 year Master’s programmes
- Exchange students
The Emile Boutmy/MIEM scholarship may not be supplemented with other scholarship (Eiffel scholarship, AEFE scholarship, BGF…).
This scholarship is awarded based on factors of excellence and according to the type of profile sought for this programme. Social criteria are also taken into account.
This scholarship is not automatically awarded. A request for it must be made in the section designated for the purpose on the application form.
Value of Scholarship
The Emile Boutmy programme can take several different forms ranging from €3,000 to €12,300 per year for the 3 years of undergraduate study. On an exceptional basis, a scholarship of €19,000 may be granted to cover the three years of College.
The Emile Boutmy programme can take several different forms ranging from €5,000 to €16,000 per year for 2 years of postgraduate study. On an exceptional basis, a scholarship of €23,000 may be granted to cover 2 years of the Master’s Programme.
How to Apply
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