MOPGA Visiting Fellowship Program for International Young Researchers in France

The MOPGA Visiting Fellowship Program for Young Researchers in France offers an exceptional opportunity for highly skilled students to manage their finances for postgraduate research studies. This program, for the academic year 2023-2024, aims to provide financial support to international students pursuing postgraduate research degrees. Selected candidates will receive a generous monthly allowance of 2,500 Euros, and a total of 40 fellowships will be awarded over 12 months.

Application Deadline: January 16, 2023

Brief Description:

  • Provider: MOPGA
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: PhD
  • Award: Monthly allowance of 2,500 euros
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: 40
  • Nationality: International
  • Location: France

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Eligible Countries: No nationality restrictions (except FRANCE).
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: PhD degree in any subject offered by the university.
  • Admissible Criteria:
    • Applicants who do NOT hold French citizenship.
    • Foreign researchers holding a doctoral degree for less than five years (must have passed their thesis defense between January 2017 and January 2023).
    • Foreign researchers living abroad (not in France) since at least September 1, 2022 (more than 90 days).

How to Apply:

  • All candidates must complete an online application to start the application procedure.

Supporting Documents:

  • CV including the list of publications in English (4 pages max).
  • PhD Diploma (or certificate of PhD diploma).
  • CV of the research supervisor in the French host institution (2 pages max).
  • Letter of support from the French host institution.
  • Letters of recommendation (maximum of 3).
  • Passport or proof of ID.

Admission Requirements:

  • Foreign researchers holding a doctoral degree for less than five years.

Language Requirement:

  • All eligible applicants must have excellent proficiency in the English language.


  • Monthly allowance of 2,500 euros.
  • Moving allowance of 500 euros.
  • Support for social security coverage.
  • Support for health insurance.
  • A total of 40 fellowships will be awarded over a 12-month period.
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