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Scholarships and financial aid for non-european students

Section #boutmy-scholarship

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.

Section #eiffel

The France Excellence Eiffel Scholarship

Applicants for our two-year Master’s programmes who hold a nationality other than French, under 25 years of age. Priority given to candidates from emerging countries and above all 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.

Find out more about the Eiffel Scholarship.

Section #mastercard

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.

Section #doctoral

Doctoral Programme

Information on funding opportunities for doctoral students is available on the website of the School of Research.

Section #country

Scholarships depending on your home country

The Geneviève McMillan-Reba Stewart Foundation ScholarshipCandidates must be citizens of a sub-Saharan African country, must have completed their high school education in a sub-Saharan African country, and must be accepted to Sciences Po's undergraduate Europe-Africa programme.
The Mastercard Foundation ScholarshipsStudents from sub-Saharan African countries with excellent academic records and facing financial difficulties, admitted to a Bachelor's or Master's programme at Sciences Po, or wishing to take part in the Sciences Po Summer School.
Scholarship from the French Embassy in IranIranian students, living in Iran and admitted to one of Sciences Po Master's programs
Chalhoub ScholarshipThe Chalhoub scholarship is intended for students from one of the following countries: Saudi Arabia, UAE, Koweit, Bahrein, Lebanon, Syria, Qatar, Egypt, Yemen, Jordan, Oman, Iran, Iraq. It allows students who wish to study at Sciences Po at the undergraduate level at the Sciences Po campus in Menton, Southern France
The Custodian of The Two Holy Mosques Scholarship ProgramSaudi students admitted to one of Sciences Po Bachelor's, Master's or PhD programs
The Care ScholarshipCanadian students who wish to study at the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA), Sciences Po, and who intend to pursue a career in the area of environmental sustainability, energy transition and/or climate adaptation and resilience.
Henri de Castries ScholarshipAmerican or French national, admitted at Sciences Po's dual BA with Columbia University or Berkeley University.
Michel David-Weill ScholarshipAmerican students from a top-tier university who want to pursue their postgraduate education at Sciences Po in Paris.
Serge Bellanger ScholarshipAmerican students who wish to pursue an MBA, a master's degree or a « mastère specialisé » in a business-related discipline in France (One-Year Master’s programmes at Sciences Po).
Franco-American Fulbright CommissionAmerican students who intend to carry out a Masters or Doctorate in the United States of America.
Longview Scholarship in Honor of Jane Pumphrey NesAmerican citizen student admitted in a Master programme at Sciences Po who show a deep interest in France and the French language.
Federal Direct Loans ProgramStudents of American nationality or students holding a Green card enrolled in a Master's degree at Sciences Po.
Sallie Mae Student LoansAmerican students or students with a Green card registered as undergraduate or Masters level students.

Regarding Latin American countries, there are specific agreements between Sciences Po and different institutions such as COLFUTURO and CONAHCYT. According to the agreement, a 10% to 25% reduction in tuition fees can be granted.

Please note: This reduction cannot be combined with the Emile Boutmy scholarship, unless otherwise decided by the jury. In this case, the amount of the Emile Boutmy scholarship may change.

Luksic Scholarship for Public Service at Sciences PoChilean students who intend to study at Sciences Po's School of Public Affairs or the Paris School of International Affairs.
 Scholarship from the Fundaçâo Estudar (website in portuguese).

Brazilian students already enrolled at and in process of admissions to great institutions around the world. 

The "Líderes Estudar Fellowship" offers mentorship, professional support and financial aid to promising leaders in undergraduate, graduate or MBA programs.

Loan-scholarship programme COLFUTUROGraduate students from Colombia who have been admitted to a two-year Master's programme at Sciences Po and who have been selected for a loan-scholarship by COLFUTURO, will get a 20% fee waiver for their tuition. A maximum of 5 eligible students is selected per year. 
CONAHCYT Scholarship ProgrammeStudents of Mexican nationality can benefit at the Master level from the scholarship program of the Mexican National Council of Humanities, Sciences and Technologies. 
HondoFuturoIntended for Honduran students, the "Programa Crédito-beca (PCB)" provides financing for Master's and Doctorate studies abroad in all fields of study. The support mechanism is a loan-scholarship which is granted to the beneficiary to cover the costs of their study project for a maximum amount of USD 25,000 per year for a maximum period of two years. Funding applies to full-time, in-person programs only and selection is based on merit.
Scholarship from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED - Philippines)Filipino national student, admitted to one of Sciences Po’s Master or PhD programs.
China Scholarship Council (CSC)Citizen of the People’s Republic of China, under the age of 28, admitted by one of the 7 master programmes of PSIA.
Inlaks Shivdasani Foundation scholarshipOne scholarship per year for an Indian Master's student admitted at Sciences Po. The scholarship covers cost of living, a one way flight ticket and 50% of tuition fees. For their part, Sciences Po will provide a 50% fee waiver.
France Excellence Charpak scholarship programmeThe French Embassy in India runs this scholarship dedicated to Indian students who wish to study in France at undergraduate or postgraduate level.
Loan-scholarships from the RD Sethna FoundationLoan-scholarships for Indian students, which amount varies according to the course of study.
Scholarships from the Indonesian government
Scholarship from the government of SingaporePSC (Eng)EDB (Eng)MFA (Eng)SAF (Eng): scholarships offered to Singaporean citizens and permanent residents.

Find out more about the scholarships for Indian Master and PhD students (PDF, 127 Kb).

Entente Cordiale Scholarship ProgrammeBritish postgraduate students who want to study in France in any discipline that will contribute to enhancing the Franco-British relationship, and who are accepted in a training course leading to a Master’s level degree.
Study Abroad Studentships - Leverhulme Trust Candidates must have been residents in the UK for at least three years at the time of application and already hold an undergraduate degree.
Section #other-scholarships

Other Scholarships for Non-European Students

Aulagnon-Bettan PrizeFirst year students at Sciences Po.
Association of Francophone Universities (Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie - AUF) (FR)

The AUF regularly launches some calls for applications for scholarships.


Campus France (Grant Search Engine)Students who intend to study at Sciences Po at the undergraduate studies or Masters level.
Fondation de France (scholarships guidebook)Students who intend to study at the undergraduate studies or Masters level.
French Government Scholarships (AEFE)non-French students from French high schools abroad.
Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership ScholarshipFull-time master’s students from developing countries studying in any field related to sustainable energy development.
One-Year Master's Programme ScholarshipsA select number of outstanding students admitted in a one-year Master’s Programmes.
Study Abroad Studentships - Leverhulme Trust Candidates must have been residents in the UK for at least three years at the time of application and already hold an undergraduate degree.

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