Name of the Organization : Department of Higher Education and Training
Announcement : France Master’S Scholarships
Applicable For:South Africa or Lesotho students
Head Office : Pretoria
Deadline: 24 March 2017
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Website : https://www.internationalscholarships.dhet.gov.za/
Application form : https://www.southafricain.com/uploads/6799-Franceform.pdf
About the scholarship : https://www.southafricain.com/uploads/6799-France-information.pdf
DHET France Master’s Scholarship
Programme outline :
** The Embassy of France is offering scholarships to students who wish to pursue their Master’s studies, for the 2017-2018 academic year. This programme aims at promoting mutual friendship between France and participating countries.
Related / Similar Scholarship : DHET Chinese Government Scholarship
Degree level : Master’s
Fields of study :
** Engineering, Energy, Transport
** Environment, Biodiversity, Space and Earth Science
** Management, Economy, IT
** Architecture / Design
** Social and Political Science
** Deadline for applications is 24 March 2017
Eligibility of DHET France Master’s Scholarship
Applicants must :
** Be citizens of South Africa or Lesotho
** Have a Bachelor’s (4years) or Honour’s degree
** Have applied at a university in France
** Be proficient in English
What the scholarship covers :
** Annual tuition fees (with good reason)
** Return flight ticket
** Social and health insurance
** Monthly stipend
** Visa fees
How To Apply For DHET France Master’s Scholarship?
** Applications are to be submitted via email only to pretoria.bourses AT campusfrance.org, before or on 24 March 2017 at 17:00.
** No late applications will be accepted.
Ms Narine Van Den Berg
University Cooperation Officer
Tel: 012 425 1721
Email: Pretoria AT campusfrance.org
** Please note that this opportunity is not offered by the Department of Higher Education and Training.
** Applicants are required to undertake their own research into programmes and institutions.
** If there are any discrepancies in the details provided, the information given by the sponsor supersedes the details provided above.
Required documents (to accompany this form) :
** Fully completed and signed application form
** Motivation letter (no longer than two pages)
** Curriculum vitae (no longer than two pages)
** Copy of passport (if you do not have a valid passport, a copy of your identity document.
** Should you be awarded a bursary, it remains your responsibility to obtain a passport on time)
** Copy of all degree certificates and academic transcripts (both for complete and incomplete qualifications)
** Acceptance letter from university in France (if you have already been accepted) or proof that you have commenced the application process to at least two universities.
** Online link to your all chosen course(s) (clear information on language of study)
Application procedure :
** Applications are to be submitted via e-mail only, to pretoria.bourses AT campusfrance.org, before or on 24 March 2017 at 17:00. No late applications will be accepted.
Application format :
** Students are expected to submit the following in PDF only (Jpeg, Word, or any other format will not be accepted).
** You are thus expected to e-mail a maximum of 6 attachments, clearly marked (i.e. Name Surname CV):
1. Fully completed and signed application form (please print out the pdf form, fill in neatly by hand, sign and scan).
2. Motivation letter (no longer than two pages).
3. Curriculum vitae (no longer than two pages).
4. Copy of passport. If the student does not yet have a passport, a copy of their identity document (ID, driver’s licence, etc.) may be submitted.
5. Copy of all degree certificates and academic transcripts, chronological according to date of completion (both for complete and incomplete qualifications).
6. Acceptance letter from university in France (if you have already been accepted) or written proof (i.e. confirmation e-mail) that you have commenced the application process to at least two universities.
Additional Simplified Procedure
The DHET France Master’s Scholarship is a prestigious scholarship program that offers financial assistance to South African students who wish to pursue Master’s studies at a French higher education institution. The scholarship is open to all fields of study, and recipients are granted a monthly stipend, tuition waiver, and other benefits.
To be eligible for the DHET France Master’s Scholarship, you must:
** Be a citizen and resident of South Africa
** Be under the age of 33 years old on the 1st of January of the year of application
** Have a strong academic record with a minimum cumulative GPA of 75%
** Have obtained a provisional or unconditional acceptance letter from a French higher education institution for a Master’s program
** Be proficient in English or French
The DHET France Master’s Scholarship provides a number of benefits to recipients, including:
** A monthly stipend of €700
** A waiver of tuition fees, up to a maximum of €5,000 per year
** Round-trip airfare to and from France
** Social security coverage
** Priority access to student housing
** Visa fee exemption and assistance
The application process for the DHET France Master’s Scholarship is as follows:
1. Create an account on the South Africa-France Scholarship Programme website.
2. Complete the online application form.
3. Upload all required documents, including:
** Certified copies of your academic transcripts
** A copy of your provisional or unconditional acceptance letter from a French higher education institution
** A copy of your passport
** Two reference letters
** A copy of your birth certificate
4. Submit your application before the deadline.