Ampère Excellence Scholarships for International Students

The Ampere Excellence Scholarships for international students is organized by ENS de Lyon of France. The purpose of this scholarship is to attract international students who have excellent academic background. Many students with very good academic background do not continue education after bachelor degree programs. To encourage these students to pursue a masters degree ENS de Lyon of France offer this excellence scholarship for international students


Scholarship in : ENS de Lyon, France

Scholarship for: Masters Degree Programs (Science, Social Science, Arts)

Number of Scholarships: More than 50

Target group: International students

Benefits of this Scholarship:

The benefits of Ampere Excellence Scholarships for International Students for masters program in France are very attractive. For a masters program, this scholarship is sufficient for a student to lead a decent student life. The benefits are:

  • Total 12,000€ in 12 months (per month 1000€)
  • The scholarship is renewable for 2 years Masters program. In this case the total amount is 24,000€ (per month 1000€)


Completing masters program will be very easy for those who will get this scholarship. The eligible candidates for this scholarship are those who meet the following criteria:

•  The student is from outside of France. Means must be an international student.

•  Maximum age limit is 26 years old.

•  The student must have the proof of having undergraduate degree completion or diploma degree completion which is equivalent to undergraduate degree of ENS de Lyon, France.

•  Students who are willing to have 2 years masters funding, must show good academic performance in the 1st year of masters degree program.

How to Apply:

Follow the steps below to apply for this scholarship program.

  • Complete and submit the online form
    Candidates living in a country where the CEF procdeure applies: complete the online CampusFrance procedure (same master’s programs) and indicate in the scholarships application form your CampusFrance registration number.
  • Documents to be uploaded on the online form:
    • Two referee forms from professors who have close knowledge of your work : download the referee evaluation form
    • Motivation Letter
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Certificate of diplomas and degrees already obtained (Ex: Bachelor degree)
    • University academic transcript of records
    • If you are applying for a Master’s program in the Arts, Humanities, Languages or Social Sciences:
      • a summary of your research project in French (3 pages maximum)
        the reasons underlying the choice, the justification in relation to previous research in the same field (whether personal or not), methodological direction, an indicative bibliography, a list of personal publications or participations in colloquia (if applicable)
      • a certificate of Proficiency in French: DALF, DELF, TCF
    • If you are applying for admission in the Exact Sciences: a certificate of Proficiency in French (DALF, DELF, TCF) and in English (IELTS or TOEFL).
      If you don’t speak French, please join a letter stating this point.
    • If you are applying for the Master “Architecture de l’information”: completed academic questionnaire (document to download)

The results will only be available on this website.
If your application is accepted, you will receive a letter of pre-enrolment and the procedures to be followed for enrolment.
Students coming from a country with CEF procedure will receive afterwards instructions to register via Campus France. Furthermore, ENS de Lyon shall inform directly Campus France too.

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