Ampère Excellence Scholarships 2020/2021 for International Students

Last Updated on December 1, 2019 by

Scholarship Description

The Ampère Scholarships of Excellence provide excellent international students with the opportunity to pursue one of the eligible Masters programs offered at ENS de Lyon.

Host Institution(s): ENS de Lyon, France

Level and Field(s) of study: All Masters Degree Progammes in Exact Sciences, the Arts or the Human and Social Sciences offered at ENS de Lyon (except FEADép Master’s programs)

Number of Scholarships: Not specified

Target countries: International students

Scholarship value and duration: The scholarship is 1000€ per month for 1-2 years.


You must be an international student. Contact the institution for eligibility requirements.

How to Apply for the Scholarship

To apply, you must complete and submit the online application form and upload supporting documents by 8 January 2020, 11.59 pm (Time at Lyon – France).

  1. Complete and submit the online application form (thank you to read carefully the procedure below before to fill the application)
    Call for Application 2020-2021Application form

    • Documents to be uploaded in the application form
    • All candidates: 
      • Two referee forms from professors who have close knowledge of your work: download the referee evaluation form  (document on the right of this page)
      • Motivation Letter
      • Curriculum Vitae
      • Certificate of diplomas and degrees already obtained (ex: Bachelor degree)
      • University academic transcript of records
    • If you are applying for a Master’s program in the Arts, Humanities, Languages or Social Sciences:
      • a summary of your research project in French (3 pages maximum)
        the reasons underlying the choice, the justification in relation to previous research in the same field (whether personal or not), methodological direction, an indicative bibliography, a list of personal publications or participations in colloquia (if applicable)
      • a certificate of Proficiency in French: DALF, DELF, TCF. If you are coming from a French Speaking country (see List of officially French-speaking countries on the right of this page),you can join a letter in French that explain this part
    • If you are applying for admission in the Exact Sciences: a certificate of Proficiency in French (DALF, DELF, TCF) and in English (IELTS or TOEFL).
    • If you don’t speak French, please join a letter stating this point.
  2. Please note: this form allow you to candidate for admission in a master with a scholarship of excellence.
    Documents to be uploaded on the online form:
  3. Application review : all applications are reviewed by the admission committee of the ENS de Lyon. No results will be given by phone.
  4. Results : The results will only be sent by mail to all candidates in February.
  5. Admissions and enrolment : if your application is accepted, you will receive a letter of pre-enrolment and the steps to be followed for enrolment.

See full instruction on how to apply for this Scholarship on the official Scholarship Website:

Application Deadline

8 January 2020

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