Bourses internationales, Master et Ingénieur

International student grants

Master’s, Engineer's or Advanced Master's level

Update : 12/12/2023

Are you looking for funding for your master's or engineering studies? Follow the guide...

There are several grant programmes for international students interested in coming to study in France. Depending on your home country and chosen course of study, application procedures, selection criteria and scholarship award procedure may vary according to the donor or exchange program involved.

 Merit grants

SupAgro Fondation: International Excellence Grant


SupAgro Fondation provides international excellence grants which covers part of the costs of the engineering programme "Sustainable Agricultural and Food Systems for the South" (SAADS) and the International Master’s programme “Agronomy and Agrifood Science” (Master 3A).


International candidates admitted to the SAADS Engineering or International Master 3A programmes..


  • After being admitted, send a letter to the Department of Studies and Student Life (SEVE in French) at Montpellier SupAgro in which you request a SupAgro Foundation scholarship and justify your need for financial support.
  • The grants are awarded by Montpellier SupAgro’s Scholarship Committee.

More information

Department of Studies and Student Life (SEVE) - Montpellier SupAgro

Erasmus Mundus/Erasmus+ training programmes


  • €1000/month over 24 months (Cat. A*)
  • €500/month over 24 months (Cat. B)

There also are stipends to cover installation and travel costs.

* All countries with the exception of European Union member states, Switzerland, Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein.


  • Open to all countries
  • Bachelor-BSc (180 ECTS) or equivalent in the field of agricultural sciences
  • Academic excellence (1st class  or 2nd class with honours)


  • Register online for the European Master degree in Plant Health in Sustainable Cropping Systems (PlantHealth)
  • Attach a convincing letter of motivation and recommendation letters from 2 references

EIFFEL Scholarship for engineering and master’s levels


€1181/month over 12 months (entry in M2) or 24 months (entry in M1) or 36 months (engineering programme).

Several other costs (round trip travel, healthcare, cultural activities) also are covered.


  • maximum age: 25 years for the master’s level (born before  March 1995)
  • Only foreign candidates are eligible (dual nationality candidates holding French citizenship are not eligible)

Supporting documents

  • Résumé/CV (1-2 pages)
  • Ranking – for the academic level of the applicant
  • Professional project (supported by exterior person: ie compagny, association, professor, …)
  • Transcripts of records of the last 3 years
  • Copy of the passport
  • Double degree agreement if relevant
  • Language certificates


  • Applications are selected and submitted by the institution in which the student will be enrolled during the following academic year
  • Submit your application to the head or secretariat of the chosen master’s level training programme at Montpellier SupAgro


  • Applications open: 28 September 2020
  • Deadline for submitting applications ( ): 4 December 2020
  • Deadline for the receipt of applications by Campus France: 8 January 2021
  • Announcement of results: 22 March 2021

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Programme EIFFEL 

At Montpellier SupAgro:

AUF Grant


The grants offered and their modalities are different for each AUF region, so you should contact the region concerned for details.


The grants offered may differ by region.


Refer to the modalities of the AUF regions (in French)

 Grants by country

••• You are from Côte d'Ivoire

Fondation Benianh International Grant


The grant is limited to 4 million FCFA (€6,000) and is paid directly to the host institution to cover tuition fees (if these are less than the amount of the scholarship, the difference is paid to the prize-winner for education or research expenses).


  • Ranked at the top of your class (merit grant)
  • Under 35 years of age when applying
  • Pre-enrolled at an internationally recognized university or higher education institution


  • Documents to provide to apply for the Fondation Benianh International grant
  • The application is submitted directed to the Fondation's headquarters


  • Ranked at the top of your class (merit grant)
  • Under 35 years of age when applying
  • Pre-enrolled at an internationally recognized university or higher education institution

Applications are open from March to June of each year.

••• You are from Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Guatemala

Research funding sources

Campus Bourse lists the funding programs available according to different criteria (nationalities, levels, themes...).

The European Funding Guide helps you look for grants and funding for your studies within the European Union!


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