Bursaries and Financial aid for Non-European Union students

Please note: Non-European Students are students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

The Emile-Boutmy Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded by Sciences Po to students, first time applicants, from outside the European Union who demonstrate academic excellence and fulfil the profile requirements.

Find out more about the Emile Boutmy Scholarship.

The Mastercard Foundation Scholarships

The scholarships offered in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation are merit-based scholarships for students from sub-Saharan African countries who face financial and other barriers to higher education.

These highly selective scholarships are open to candidates applying to our Bachelor's programme, one of our seven graduate schools, or Sciences Po Summer School.

Find out more about the Mastercard Foundation Scholarships.

Campus France

For information on bursary programmes please refer to the Campus France Grant Search Engine.

Bursaries from your home country

You may be eligible for other bursary programmes depending on your country of origin. Further information, on the International Affairs Division (DAI) website.

Doctoral Programme

Information on bursary programmes for doctoral students is available on the website of the Doctoral School.

Other Scholarships for Non-European Students

Title Public
Aulagnon-Bettan Prize First year students at Sciences Po
Bourse David Gritz Israeli students admitted to the Undergraduate or a Masters program
Campus France (Grant Search Engine) Étudiants qui souhaitent poursuivre leur scolarité à Sciences Po au Collège Universitaire ou en Master
China Scholarship Council (CSC) Chinese students, permanent residents in mainland China before and at the time of their application, successfully accepted to a Sciences Po master’s programme.
Civil Society Leadership Award The purpose of the Civil Society Leadership is to help future leaders in countries where civil society is challenged by a deficit of democratic practice in local governance and social development.
Diversity in the Civil Service bursary (l'ALDIV) Students registered at Sciences Po in the preparatory course for the National Administration School (ENA)
Eiffel Scholarship Candidates from emerging countries and above all to those who are underrepresented in French universities and higher education institutions: Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe and new members of the EU and the Middle East.
Federal Direct Loans Program Étudiants de nationalité américaine ou étudiants détenteur d'une Green card inscrits en Master à Sciences Po
Fondation de France (scholarships guidebook) Étudiants qui souhaitent poursuivre leur scolarité à Sciences Po au Collège Universitaire ou en Master
Franco-American Fulbright Commission Étudiants de nationalité américaine qui souhaitent poursuivre un Master ou Doctorat aux États-Unis
French Government Scholarships (AEFE) Étudiants internationaux issus du réseau des lycées français à l'étranger
Fundings from Sciences Po's Doctoral School Sciences Po's PhD students
Henri de Castries Scholarship American or French national, admitted at Sciences Po's dual BA with Columbia University or Berkeley University
KSP Excellence Scholarship Arab students admitted to one of Sciences Po’s Master programmes
L'Oreal Excellence Award Asia Students currently studying in a Master's program at Sciences Po
MAEDI Scholarship Syrian students
MDP Scholarship Students admitted at PSIA in the Master in Development Practice (MDP)
Michel David-Weill Scholarship American students from a top-tier university who want to pursue their postgraduate education at Sciences Po in Paris
MPA Scholarship Master in Public Affairs (MPA) candidates (those who are not eligible for the Emile Boutmy Scholarship)
National Administration School bursary (ENA) Students registered at Sciences Po in the preparatory course for the National Administration School (ENA)
René Seydoux scholarship First time applicants, who wish to study at Sciences Po at the undergraduate or graduate level, resident and citizen of one of the following countries: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey.
Stephen M. Kellen scholarship Students admitted at Sciences Po dual BA with Freie Universität Berlin, who exemplify the values promoted by Stephen M. Kellen