The Emile Boutmy Scholarship at Sciences Po for Non-EU Students to Study in France

The Émile Boutmy excellence scholarship, established by Sciences Po and supported by esteemed organizations such as BNP Paribas, Chalhoub Group, RATP Foundation, L’Oréal, and Total, is now open for applications. This scholarship aims to attract outstanding international students from outside the European Union to study at Sciences Po. Recipients of this scholarship will receive a tuition grant ranging from €3,600 to €13,190 per year.

Application Deadline:

  • For applicants from foreign secondary schools: February 22, 2023
  • For applicants from French secondary schools: April 10, 2023

Brief Description:

  • University or Organization: The Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po)
  • Department: All
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Award: Tuition grant of €3,600 to €13,190 per year
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: Non-EU international students
  • Location: France

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Eligible Countries: All nationalities (non-European Union states), including France.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Undergraduate degree program at Sciences Po.
  • Admissible Criteria:
    • First-time applicants from a non-European Union state.
    • Household does not file taxes within the European Union.
    • Admitted to the Undergraduate program.

How to Apply:

  • Applicants should indicate their application for the Émile Boutmy scholarship in the “Financial information” section of their Sciences Po application (for applicants from foreign secondary schools).
  • Applicants from French secondary schools must contact the Admission Office after their application is validated on Parcoursup.

Supporting Documents:

  • Required documents include proof of income, documents explaining family situation, and official translations of foreign language documents into French.
  • Specific requirements for undergraduate admission are detailed on the Sciences Po website.


  • Tuition grant of €3,600 to €13,190 per year for the three years of the undergraduate program.
  • Scholarship recipients retain their tuition fee grant and additional cost of living grant during the year abroad (third year of the undergraduate program).
  • Automatic renewal of the scholarship if the student continues graduate studies at Sciences Po.

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