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Call For Applications!
IsDB – France: Co-Funded Scholarship Program
2021 - 2022

Interested in sustainable development? Go study in France with the IsDB-France co-funded scholarship!

  1. Presentation of the program:

 The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and Campus France, under the aegis of the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE), partnered to launch a joint international scholarship program allowing students from the IsDB’s  member countries to study in French universities.

The scholarship program is dedicated to students with excellent academic credentials who wish to pursue their studies in specific development fields, with a special focus on sustainable sciences.

It aims at building the right competencies required to empower communities and achieving national and global development plans, including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It will equip students to become professionals committed to the development of their respective countries.

  1. Who can apply?

The call for projects is open to Malaysian citizens who are about to study at undergraduate or Master’s level in one of the fields covered by the program (see below) in a higher education institution overseen by the Ministry for Higher Education, Research and Innovation in France.

Students who are already studying in France are also eligible.

Applicants must be 18 or above on September 1st, 2021.

  1. Which fields of study?

At Bachelor level:

Life and Health Sciences, Environmental Studies, Education, Engineering, Agriculture, Computer and Information Technology, Basic Sciences, Economics, Finance and Banking, Social Sciences.

At Master level:

Sustainable Agriculture, Education, Education for Sustainable Development, Climate Change, Energy, Sustainable Cities, Responsible Growth, Waste Management, Population Growth, Green Chemistry, Biodiversity, Plastic and Micro-plastic Pollution, Water and Sanitation, Health, ICT for Development, Innovation and Infrastructure Development, Islamic Economics, Finance and Banking, Social Sciences for Development.

  1. What support is provided by the scholarship?
  • A monthly 700€ scholarship allowance
  • One airplane ticket (economy class)
  • French Government Scholar Status: free visa, free registration in the university, priority access to university housing within the CROUS network, health plan coverage

*Please take note, that for Master 2 students, the scholarship offered is a loan: the students will have to repay the monthly scholarship allowance to IsDB upon completion of their studies.

  1. Duration of the scholarship:

The scholarship is awarded for one full course of study (3 years at Bachelor level and 2 years at Master level).

  1. What are the selection process and the evaluation criteria?

Eligible projects will be pre-selected by MFUC and the French Embassy based on the following criteria:

  • Excellence of competencies
  • Relevance of the selected studies
  • Targeted institution
  • Future perspectives

Following the results of the pre-selection made by MFUC and the French Embassy, a joint committee (IsDB – MEAE – Campus France) will validate the list of selected candidates,

  1. What are the conditions of the scholarship?

– Acceptance in a higher education institution overseen by the Ministry for Higher Education, Research and Innovation in France;

– Selected candidates must agree to be recorded in the MFUC alumni database and to participate to MFUC promotional activities;

– Master 2 students will have to repay the monthly scholarship allowances to IsDB upon completion of their studies.

  1. How to apply?

Candidates are requested to send their application to isdb.scholarship@mfuc.org before April 16th, 2021

The required documents are the following:

  • administrative form (available below);
  • copy of your identity document;
  • CV;
  • cover letter providing detailed information on the targeted studies and the future career plans;
  • if relevant, a support letter from a supervisor/professor from previous university;
  • academic transcripts from previous years of study;
  • copy of previous diplomas (SPM, Bachelor, etc.);
  • offer letter from the French institution or proof of application

All the documents must be sent via a unique PDF document, in the order detailed above.

Any question can be submitted to isdb.scholarship@mfuc.org

  1. What is the application schedule?

Launch of the call: February, 2021
Deadline for submission: April 16th, 2021
Communication of results: June 30th, 2021
Signing of scholarship agreements with IsDB: from July 1st to July 15th, 2021
Start of studies: September or October, 2021

  1. Contact person:

Ms. Alice Le Monnyer
Representative of Campus France in Malaysia
Email: isdb.scholarship@mfuc.org

Malaysia-France University Centre (MFUC)
144-02, 2nd Floor, Patent House
Jalan Bukit Bintang,
55100 Kuala Lumpur

Follow these links for:
Guidelines
Administration form
Flyer

Call For Applications! MFUC Master scholarship

Presentation of the program:
Funded by the Embassy of France in Malaysia, the Master scholarship program is implemented by the Malaysia-France University Centre (MFUC) to support and enhance the mobility of Malaysian Master students who intend to pursue one or two semesters in a French institution of higher education (university, engineering school, etc).
The program is based on an annual call for projects, an evaluation process and a selection of study projects guided by an interest and ambition of excellence.

Who can apply?
The call for projects is open to all Malaysian citizens who are registered in an institution of higher education in France to follow at least one semester of Master studies (M1 or M2). Students who are already studying in France and are willing to pursue at Master level, are also eligible. No age limitation applies to the programme.

Which areas of study?
The call is open to all areas of study.

What support is provided by the scholarship?
The support takes the form of an allowance (lump sum corresponding to 900 euros per month) aimed at partially or fully covering the expenditures linked to the mobility (e.g. return flight tickets, housing, catering).
As French government scholarship holders, the selected candidates will also benefit from a social security coverage and, subject to availabilities, will have access to university housing.

What are the evaluation criteria?
Eligible projects will be assessed by a panel of evaluators appointed by MFUC and the French Embassy based on the following criteria:
– Excellence of competencies
– Relevance of the selected studies
– Targeted institution
– Future perspectives

What are the conditions of application?
– University term must necessarily start either in September 2021 or in January 2022;
– Mid-term and final reports must be submitted to MFUC;
– Selected candidates must agree to be recorded in the MFUC alumni database and to participate to MFUC promotional activities.

How to apply?
Candidates are requested to send their application to mfuc.scholarship@mfuc.org before April 16, 2021.

The required documents are the following:
– an administrative form (download)
– a CV;
– a cover letter providing detailed information on the targeted studies and the future career plans;
– if relevant, a support letter from a supervisor/professor from previous university;
– academic transcripts from previous years of study;
– copy of previous diplomas (SPM, Bachelor, etc.);
– offer letter from the French institution or proof of application.

All the documents must be sent via a unique PDF file, including all documents in the order detailed above.
Any question can be submitted to mfuc.scholarship@mfuc.org.

What is the application’s schedule?
Launch of the call: March 22, 2021
Deadline for submission: April 16, 2021
Communication of results: June-July 2021 (after submission of offer letters received from French university)
Start of studies: September 2021 or January 2022

What beyond?
Candidates selected for this call will also be eligible for applying to the call of applications that may be published in 2022 in order to pursue further their Master studies in France.

Contact person
Alice Le Monnyer
Deputy director at MFUC
Email: mfuc.scholarship@mfuc.org

Malaysia-France University Centre (MFUC)
144-02, 2nd Floor, Patent House
Jalan Bukit Bintang,
55100 Kuala Lumpur

Call For Applications!
PROGRAMME OF EXCELLENCE - SCHOLARSHIPS FOR RELIGIOUS STUDIES 2021

The scholarship programme for religious studies is designed for students who wish to benefit from theological instruction (or relevant subjects such as history, philosophy, etc.) offered by higher education institutions in France.

It is open both to future religious leaders who will take on responsibilities within a religious institution and to students with a project in the social sciences and humanities with a direct and obvious link to the religious sciences.

Candidates can apply from all over the world, with the exception of the European Union and North America.

The priority is set on master and doctorate levels.

All religions without exception are included.

The programme is dedicated to students with a B2 level of French (and above).

Deadline to submit your applications: May 3rd, 2021

Follow this links for:

Guideline

Scholarship For Foreign Students in France

French public institutes and the Erasmus+ programme offer a large number of scholarships for foreign students to help them finance their studies in France and Europe.

Follow this link for more info