Charpak Exchange Scholarship – Spring Session (Jan-May)

Awarded By: Campus France
Updated on Mar 19, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Bachelors +6 more
Deadline: Oct 15, 2023
Amount: EURO 700

Scholarship Overview

The scholarship is designed for Indian students from all fields and streams of study, enrolled in an Indian institution at the Bachelors or Master’s degree level, who wish to undertake a study exchange semester programme in France (for a period of one to six months).

Applicable course, university, and country

  • This scholarship is applicable for Bachelors Certificate, Bachelors Degree, Bachelors Diploma, Masters Certificate, Masters Degree, Masters Diploma, PhD
  • This scholarship is applicable for all universities in France, such as:
    • Bachelors or Master’s degree level


Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: Euro 700 => Rs 61,502
Conversion rate used: 1 Euro = Rs. 91.03 (last updated 9th January 2024)
Scholarship amount will be given: Monthly

Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees × Not covered in scholarship
Living Expense ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others × Not covered in scholarship

Number of students to be awarded:

Eligible student nationality


Appication Process for this scholarship

The students must submit their application on the online scholarship portal http://ifischolarshipifindiain/ along with the following documents:

  • Passport size photograph (please make sure that the photograph uploaded is formal)
  • Scanned copy of the first page of your passport (with photo and expiry date) If you will be getting your passport after the deadline, please attach passport application proof
  • Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages)
  • Scanned copy of your admission/acceptance letter from the French higher education institution / laboratory If you have not received it before the deadline, attach an email correspondence to show that you are in the process of getting the acceptance letter from them Please note Your acceptance letter must mention the exact dates of your exchange programme and that you have been selected for the exchange programme under the bilateral agreement scheme signed between [name of the Indian Institution] and [name of the French Institution]
  • Scanned copies of mark sheets of Higher Secondary School (XII), Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees (including those of completed semesters or the ongoing degree) The students pursuing Master’s programmes, must upload their Bachelor’s Degree mark sheets as well as passing certificate
  • French language certificate, if any (DELF/DALF certificate or from any recognized university or Xth marks card if French was your second language)
  • NOC from the Indian institution
  • Document of employment / internship record, if any
  • French language certificate from Alliance Française in India or any recognized university, if any Please note: knowledge of French is an asset but not mandatory to apply for the scholarship
  • Recommendation letter from the university (not mandatory)
  • Statement of purpose (format available on the scholarship form)

Scholarship Application:
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Application Documents:

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
Official Transcripts Required
SOP Required
LOR Required
CV Required

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Application final end date October 15, 2023
Contact email: scholarshipfrance@ifindiain
Contact number: Not Available
FAQ Link: https://wwwindecampusfranceorg/faq

Additional Information:

  • The application will be selected on the basis of academic excellence as well as the consistence and quality of the candidate’s statement of purpose. There is no CGPA/ Percentage cut off for the scholarship. Knowledge of French language will be an asset but it is not mandatory
  • Awardees of the scholarship are contacted via email; the results can also be seen at:
  • No reason will be given for rejection of an application. The French Embassy is not obliged to respond to candidates whose applications are incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be taken into consideration


Scholarship Eligibility

The applicant must be:

  • an Indian national residing in India
  • not more than 30 years old (maximum at the time of application)
  • be currently enrolled in an Indian institution of higher learning that has a tie-up with the French institution where the applicant will pursue an exchange semester Please note that it is mandatory
  • final semester project and laboratory research in a partner institute in France is not applicable

Special Restrictions:
No specific eligibility requirement mentioned on the Scholarship site, student profile will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12 Required


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Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from India.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their secondary education from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts, LOR, SOP, CV.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?