Entente Cordiale Scholarships for Postgraduate Studies, 2015

Entente Cordiale scholarships for postgraduate studies are available for the academic year 2015-2016. Scholarships are prestigious awards that fund French students who wish to study in the UK, and British students who wish to study in France at postgraduate level. The scholarship can fund master’s courses, running over a period of twelve months, or one year of a PhD programme. The scholarship is for one year only, for full-time study and is not renewable. There are 10 scholarships provided every year. The deadline for applications is 10 April, 2015.. An Entente Cordiale scholarship can help you fund one year of full-time postgraduate study in a British university, whether at Masters or doctoral level. The scheme is managed by the British Council France and the British Embassy Paris and is funded by the private sector. Our current sponsors include Areva, Rothschild & Cie, Schlumberger and Herbert Smith Freehills. The maximum amount offered for a scholarship is £10,000, which is paid directly to the scholar and can be used as a contribution to tuition fees or living expenses during your year in the UK. We try to award a range of scholarships in different disciplines, in order to preserve the unique diversity of the scheme and its alumni network. Entente Cordiale alumni work across all sectors of professional activity, from business and industry, to the arts, to research, to government, to civil society.. Scholarships are available for students at post graduation level.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Scholarships are awarded for studying all the subjects.
Who can apply to this scholarship? You must fulfill all the criteria below to be eligible:
· As the scheme is Franco
· British you’ll be expected to be of French nationality OR (if you do not have French nationality) to have completed your higher education in France from baccalauréat level to bac+3.
· You must have good English language skills.  Most UK higher education institutions require a minimum IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score of 6.5 for admission onto postgraduate courses.
· You must be intending to undertake one year of full
· time study or research in the UK that will not contribute to a French doctorate (co
· tutelle).
· You will need an excellent track record illustrating your achievements, both academically and otherwise, and evidence that you will become a leader in your chosen field.
· As the scheme is aimed at young professionals at the beginning of their career, you must not be over 35 years old when you apply (April 2015).
Benefits of the scholarship: The maximum amount offered for a scholarship is £10,000, which is paid directly to the scholar and can be used as a contribution to tuition fees or living expenses during your year in the UK.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  The scholarship can fund Master’s courses, running over a period of twelve months, or one year of a PhD programme. The scholarship is for one year only, for full-time study and is not renewable.
Number of scholarships: The scheme provides about 10 scholarships each year, in total.

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