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Sciences Po Undergraduate Scholarship 2023 at Sciences Po University

Sciences Po created the Émile Boutmy scholarship, named after the founder of Sciences Po (1871), in order to welcome the very best international students from outside the European Union. 

The Émile Boutmy scholarship fund benefits from the generous support of its sponsors (benefactors, companies and foundations) who are eager to allow the most deserving international students to study at Sciences Po. Private sponsors can be in direct contact with scholarship holders during official organised events.

They support the Émile Boutmy excellence scholarship: Chalhoub Group, Fondation Geneviève McMillan-Reba Stewart, Fondation Luksic Scholars, L'Oréal, Michel-David Weill.

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Science Po Undergraduate Scholarship

Application Deadline03 Dec 2023
Country to studyFrance
School to studySciences Po University
TypeUndergraduate
SponsorSciences Po
GenderMen and Women

Aim and Benefits of Science Po Undergraduate Scholarship

AMOUNT AND LENGTH OF THE SCHOLARSHIP

BACHELOR'S DEGREE PROGRAM

The Émile Boutmy scholarship is awarded to students arriving at Sciences Po for their first year of studies.

The Émile Boutmy programme can take several different forms:

  1. A tuition grant of €14,210 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme.
  2. A tuition grant of €9,500 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme.
  3. A tuition grant of €6,500 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme.
  4. A tuition grant of €3,900 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme. 

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.

The Émile Boutmy scholarship is automatically renewed if the student chooses to continue their graduate studies at Sciences Po

 


Requirements for Science Po Undergraduate Scholarship Qualification

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be: first time applicants, from a non-European Union statewhose household does not file taxes within the European Union, and who have been admitted to the Undergraduate or Master's programme.

Students who are not eligible 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
  • Candidates for the Joint Master in Journalism and International Affairs;
  • Master’s level dual-degree candidates, unless you are applying for on of the following programmes:
    • 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)
  • Ph.D. programme students (thesis)
  • Candidates for the 1 year Master's programmes
  • Bachelor dual degree candidates (unless as part of a specific agreement)
  • Exchange students
  • Candidates applying via the French graduate admission procedure

The Émile Boutmy scholarship may not be combined with other scholarships (Eiffel scholarship, AEFE scholarship, BGF...).

 

Interview date, Process and Venue for Science Po Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded based on merit and according to the type of profile sought for this programme. Social criteria may also be taken into account.


Application Deadline

December 3, 2023


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Sciences Po on www.sciencespo.fr to apply

This scholarship is not automatically awarded, to apply candidates must follow the instructions below.

 

UNDERGRADUATE COLLEGE, FIRST TIME APPLICANTS

APPLICANTS FROM FOREIGN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

Applicants from foreign secondary schools must indicate that they are applying to the Émile Boutmy scholarship in the “Financial information” section of their Sciences Po application.

Please note that we might ask applicants to provide 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 FROM FRENCH SECONDARY SCHOOLS

Applicants from French secondary schools must contact the Admission Office by completing this form, once their application has been validated on Parcoursup. The applicants must provide proof of income and possibly 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...).

 

MASTER'S LEVEL, FIRST TIME APPLICANTS

Masters level candidates must indicate that they are applying to the Émile Boutmy scholarship in the “Financial information” section of their Sciences Po application.

Please note that we might ask applicants to provide a 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.

 

CANDIDATES CURRENTLY IN DEFERRAL (UNDERGRADUATE COLLEGE AND MASTERS LEVEL)

Candidates who are currently in deferral can apply to the Émile Boutmy scholarship if they are in one of the following situations:

  • they did not apply to this scholarship in their application form
  • they had applied and obtained this scholarship last year but lost it due to the deferral

In this case, you need to apply to the Émile Boutmy scholarship by filling out this contact form before the deadline. This email should include your CV as well as the following information:

  1. Indicate the country in which you are resident for tax purposes 1
  2. Indicate the country in which you are resident for tax purposes 2 (optional)
  3. Total annual income (in euros) of the household from the year before last
  4. Number of financially dependent children in the household (including yourself)?
  5. Are any of your siblings currently pursuing higher education?

Please note that we might ask applicants to provide a 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...).

PLEASE NOTE

If you have already been refused the Émile Boutmy scholarship it is not possible for you to apply again.

We will only take into account complete files.

No application request will be accepted if received after the deadline.

You will find information on our application procedures using the following links:

Important: It is not possible for students to apply for the Émile Boutmy scholarship after their admission to Sciences Po or during their studies at Sciences Po. Students are therefore responsible for finding another source of funding if they have not been awarded the Emily Boutmy scholarship.

The Admissions Department is responsible for awarding Émile Boutmy scholarships. Please note that your scholarship request will only be taken into account if you are admitted to one of our eligible programmes.

For more information on scholarships and financial aid.

DEADLINES

  • Deadline for undergraduate programme (applicants from foreign secondary schools): To be confirmed.
  • Deadline for undergraduate programme (applicants from French secondary schools): To be confirmed.
  • Deadline for master programme: 3 December 2023

No application requests will be accepted after the deadline.

For more details visit: Sciences Po website.

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