France Scholarships

International students are invited to apply for the Emile-Boutmy Scholarship administrated by the Paris Institute of Political Studies.

The program is designed for those eligible candidates who wish to commence in the bachelor and masters degree coursework for the academic year 2019-2020.

This institution welcomes the very best international students from outside the European Union. The Emile Boutmy Scholarship is awarded to top students whose profiles match the admissions priorities of Sciences and individual course requirements.


To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be, 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 Should not Apply:


Swiss and Norwegian applicants, since they may be entitled to CROUS scholarships

Candidates who have dual citizenship, including an EU citizenship

Candidates from Quebec for master’s degree (since they may take advantage of sliding scale fees same as European applicants). Candidates from Quebec for a bachelor’s degree are eligible

Master’s level 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 for the 1 year Master’s programmes

Bachelor dual degree candidates

Exchange students

The Emile-Boutmy scholarship may not be combined with other scholarship (Eiffel scholarship, AEFE scholarship, BGF…), unless otherwise decided by the jury. This scholarship is awarded based on merit and according to the type of profile sought for this programme. Social criteria are also taken into account.

This scholarship is not automatically awarded: candidates must indicate their wish to apply directly in their online bachelor or master’s application form.


Deadline for undergraduate programme: April 13, 2020

Deadline for master programme: December 15, 2019

Students must indicate that they are applying for the Emile-Boutmy scholarship in the “Financial information” section of their Sciences Po application. Students will also be required to include proof of income and documents explaining their family situation (e.g. income tax return for both parents, payslips, divorce certificate, unemployment benefits, documents related to alimony, child support or retirement pensions, death certificate…). Applicants must also attach, if applicable, their language test before the application deadline of the scholarship.

The Admissions Department is responsible for awarding Emile-Boutmy scholarships. Please note that your scholarship request will only be taken into account if you are admitted to one of our eligible programmes.

To apply for this scholarship visit the Official website of THE EMILE-BOUTMY SCHOLARSHIP


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