The Embassy of France Scholarships 2024-2025 present an exciting opportunity for young Nigerians interested in pursuing postgraduate studies in France.

Embassy of France Scholarships for Nigerians 2024-25 [Fully Funded]

The Embassy of France Scholarships, fully funded by the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs in collaboration with the French Ministry for Higher Education and Research, are specifically tailored to support master’s degree programs at French Higher Education Institutions.



  • Scholarship Sponsor(s): French Embassy and Campus France Nigeria
  • Host Institution(s): Partner Institutions in France
  • Scholarship Slots: Several
  • Scholarship Worth:  Full Funding
  • Study Level: Masters
  • Nationality: Nigerians

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Embassy of France Scholarships for Nigerians | Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria:To apply for the Embassy of France Scholarships for Nigerians, applicants must meet certain criteria. While specific requirements may vary, typical eligibility criteria for the scholarship program include:

  • Have Nigerian nationality and reside in Nigeria
  • Under 35 years old
  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree or Higher National Diploma (Environment, Risk Management)
  • Have completed National Service
  • First Class or Second Class Upper applications will be given priority consideration
  • Be fully committed to take up a course of study in France for the academic year from September/October 2024/2025
  • French proficiency is not a requirement for application if the program is held in English

Scholarship Benefits

  • Transportation,
  • a monthly allowance,
  • guidance to find affordable student housing
  • healthcare coverage throughout the training period,
  • visa fee
  • national tuitions fees in a public university.

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Required Documents:

  1. Copy of your international passport data page (valid for a minimum of two (2) years)
  2. Detailed CV
  3. Personal statement
  4. Bachelor’s certificate or equivalent
  5. Undergraduate transcript (in one or 2 documents maximum)
  6. NYSC certificate
  7. Recommendation letter from your university (not mandatory but strongly recommended).

Application Deadline: December 15th, 2023 at 11:59pm

Application Procedures

To apply for the Embassy of France Scholarships for Nigerians, follow these steps:

  1. Find an Eligible Program: Research and identify a master’s degree program offered by a French Higher Education Institution that aligns with your academic and career goals.
  2. Complete the Application: Visit the application portal for the selected program and complete the online application form. Ensure that you provide accurate and up-to-date information.
  3. Prepare Necessary Documents: Gather all the necessary documents required for the scholarship application. This may include academic transcripts, a copy of your passport or national ID card, a statement of purpose, letters of recommendation, language proficiency certificates, and any other supporting documents.
  4. Submit Documents via Email: Send your application documents to Use the following format for the email title: LAST NAME First Name – Application to France Nigeria Scholarship Program.

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