Henri de Castries Scholarship

Through the Henri de Castries Scholarship, Sciences Po offers a merit-based scholarship for students in order to help them sustain their stay in France during their studies. Students who apply to the Henri de Castries Scholarship can be enrolled in either the Columbia or Berkeley dual BA program with Sciences Po.

The $10,000 scholarship is awarded on an annual basis for one year of study only.


American or French national, admitted at Sciences Po's dual BA with Columbia University or Berkeley University


Applicants will submit materials to the US Sciences Po Foundation including:

  • Completed application information form (PDF, 45 Ko)
  • Personal statement describing academic and other interest (1,500 words)
  • Personal statement explaining motivation for a dual Franco-American program (1,500 words)

Selection Committee

The Henri de Castries Scholarship Selection Committee is composed of several jury members, with one representative from Sciences Po and the Sciences Po American Foundation.

Additional jury members have backgrounds in world affairs, business, finance, journalism, or other domains.


Applicants will apply by 13 April 2021.


For more information, please contact Sciences Po centre for the Americas

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