Course Level –
Scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate or masters degree program at Sciences Po.
Eligible Courses –
Scholarships are awarded to study any courses offered by the Sciences Po.
Scholarship Award –
Bachelor’s degree programme – Amount and length of the scholarship for the 2018-2019 Academic year
The Emile-Boutmy scholarship is awarded to students arriving at Sciences Po for their first year of studies.
The Emile-Boutmy programme can take several different forms –
- A tuition grant of €7,300 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme, in addition to a grant to cover part of the cost of living of €5000 per year.
- A tuition grant of €7,300 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme.
- A tuition grant of €5,000 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme.
- A tuition grant of €3,000 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme.
On an exceptional basis, a scholarship of 19,000€ may be granted to cover the three years of College. Scholarship amounts are decided during the different admission juries. If you do not validate your academic year, your scholarship will be lost. If you have been granted a scholarship and decide to defer your admission, your scholarship will be lost. During the year abroad (third year of the undergraduate programme), scholarship recipients will retain their tuition fee grant and the additional cost of living grant (if applicable).
Masters level – Amount and length of the scholarship for the 2018-2019 Academic year
The Emile-Boutmy scholarship is awarded to students arriving at Sciences Po for their first year of study.
The Emile-Boutmy programme can take two different forms:
- A grant of €10,000 per year to cover tuition fees for the two years of the Masters
- A tuition grant of €5,000 per year for the two years of the Masters.
If you do not validate your academic year, your scholarship will be lost. If you have been granted a scholarship and you decide to defer your admission, your scholarship will be lost.
Scholarship can be taken in France
Non eligible students are –
- 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)
- PhD programme students (thesis)
- Candidates for the 1 year Master’s programmes
- Exchange students
The Emile-Boutmy scholarship may not be combined with other scholarship (Eiffel scholarship, AEFE scholarship, BGF…). 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.
College Admission Requirement –
Entrance Requirement: The international graduate admissions procedure is open to applicants having completed their university education in an institution outside of France and having obtained any of the following:
- An undergraduate level degree (Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Sciences/Licenciatura/licence) at the time of entry to Sciences Po.
- A Masters level degree (magister or magistracy, for example) for countries in which universities do not award undergraduate qualifications.
Test Requirement –
The GRE Revised General Test scores are highly appreciated for the programme.
English Language Requirement –
The language requirements depend on the programme students are applying to.
How to Apply –
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.
- Deadline for undergraduate programme: April 26, 2018
- Deadline for master programme: January 3, 2018