Scholarship for studying abroad

French Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Excellence-Major grant programme

General information on this scholarship

French Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Excellence-Major grant programme
Eligible countries: 
Other limitation: 
The applicant must hold the French baccalaureat.

General Description

The Excellence-Major grant programme is awarded for foreign students who are holding a French Baccalaureate in addition to an AEFE Excellence Grant form any country. It aims to give continued funding of studies for the mentioned audience. Final year students of an AEFE grant can apply for a major grant and should include (cover letter, projected studies, attained results on the current course). There will be a commission of expert professors to determine the best candidates. Awardees will be getting funding as soon as the expiration of the AEFE. Grantees will receive allowance per month with standard rate. There are 150 to 200 new grantees added to the list of winners every year.


The limit of age is 35 years.

Applicants must be holding French Baccalaureate with distinction or credit (note “good” or “very good”).

Application deadlines

We currently do not have any information on the deadline.