PGSM International

Eligibility

Since 2010, the Fondation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris has proposed every year  master scholarships to excellent students who followed their degree course out of France.

This year, this program is available for students who wish to follow their study in the first or in the second year of master

Students who followed their degree course out of France can apply to this program.

This program is only available for students who can benefit from the French social coverage sor students. Thus, for the ongoing calls for applications (2016-2017), only applicants born after Octobre, 1st 1989 are able to apply to a M2 scholarship (or October, 1st 1990 for a 2-year scholarship)

Scholarship

The laureates of PGSM International receive a scholarship of 1100 euros per month.

Laureates of M2 will receive a scholarship for 10 months + 2 months if they want to do a doctorate in France. However, M1 laureates will receive a 12-month scolarship.

Offer

Transport and accomodation

Accomodation in students residence under preferential conditions. Students from this program benefit from student price for the students' cafeteria. Furthermore, we reimburse the price of your return ticket from your home country to Paris (one return ticket in economic class per year)

Support

Administrative support
The administrative team of the Foundation helps every students to be well integrated in the Paris' microcosm. The team also help them for any administrative procedures such as Universtity suscription, medical care or Visa's procedure.

Scientific support
Laureates benefit from a scientific supervision and a follow-up of their school results As for their integration in France, they have the possibility to improve their skills in french: lessons of "Français, langue étrangère" or FLE are planned in universities.

For non French speaking students

Students' tutors may propose non-french speaking puipls to be helped in English, and may guide them to follow some trainings to learn French as a foreign language. It is wisely adviced for students who do not speak any French to undertake some intensive training before the begining of the school year, in their host university

Application

Applications are made only from the online form available here.  Open from October 1st 2015 to January 26th 2016 (23h59 Paris Time)

Only letters of recommendation can be uploaded online until January 28th 2016 (23h59 Paris time)

Selection

Selection is made through the excellency of each student's academic records linked to their Bachelor years .

Decision is made by the PGSM Steering Committee.

Sholarship for the second year is linked to the results of the first year's examination. 

Complete application will be studied only.

 

Laureates

Click here for the list of all PGSM International laureates

It is mandatory for PGSM Students to be in Paris from September 1st to benefit from intensive french courses and to be up to date for administrative procedures.

Documents to enclose with the application

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letter of application
  • Bachelor/ Master certificate and school reports M1/M2
  • Letter(s) of recommendation(s): do not forget de mention (step 4 of the application process) the e-mail address of the professors who wish to send recommendation letters. They will receive an automatic email to upload their letter.

 

Complete application will be studied only.

Applicants are invited to submit to their application all documents they think are important (rankings, ranking in national and international competitions ...) That would help to determine the level of the application. All the given information must be official.  Moreover, the authors of the recommendation's letters are, if possible, encouraged to provide elements of comparison that can be checked.