Master’s Scholarships in France (academic years 2022-2023 and 2023-2024) for Ugandans

Deadline: 7th June 2022 (midnight on 6th June 2022).

Master’s Scholarships in France (academic years 2022-2023 and 2023-2024) for Ugandans

To encourage student mobility and academic excellence, the Embassy of France in Uganda and Schlumberger are partnering to fund two Master’s scholarships through a cost-sharing mehanism.

The Embassy of France in Uganda and Schlumberger are committed to funding two Master’s scholarships (academic years 2022-2023 and 2023-2024) in France.

The programmes, taught 100% in English, have been identified by the Embassy and Schlumberger and can be downloaded here. The start of the academic year will be in September and according to a timetable that will be specified to the shortlisted candidates.


The scholarship programme offers the following benefits:

  • Status of “French Government Scholarship Holder” (and related benefits)
  • Accompaniment by the embassy during the visa application procedure + free visa
  • A return air ticket for the duration of the Master’s programme
  • Full coverage of training costs
  • Facilitated obtaining of a French residence permit
  • Full social security coverage
  • Easy access to student accommodation at subsidised prices and receipt, on request, of the personalised housing allowance (APL)
  • Monthly stipend covering transport, food and leisure activities

Eligibility criteria for the Master’s Scholarships in France (academic years 2022-2023 and 2023-2024)

  • Be a Ugandan national
  • Be no more than 30 years old at the time of application
  • Be studying or have studied in a field of study consistent with the disciplines covered by the programme (see below)
  • Have obtained excellent academic results (GPA A: 80-100, 5.0 – 4.0)
  • Have a very good level of English (C1-C2); knowledge of French would be an asset

Level of education

  • Bachelor’s degrés obtained or in thé process of being obtained at the time of submitting the application.

Fields of study

  • Engineering (petroleum, energy, industrial procedures, production)
  • Geosciences

Application procedure

Applicants are requested to send their applications in electronic format before 7th June 2022 (midnight on 6th June 2022).

Applications should be sent by e-mail to: [email protected]. The title of the e-mail message must include the candidate’s first and last name.

An acknowledgement of receipt of the complete application will be sent by e-mail.

To be considered complete, the e-mail must include the following documents:

  • 1. Application form to be downloaded and filled in
  • 2. Application letter from the student (1 page maximum) specifying the adequacy of the training aimed at with the professional project
  • 3. Letter of recommendation from a professor at the home University
  • 4. Academic file: copies of diplomas and certified University transcripts from the first year of the course
  • 5. Detailed curriculum vitae
  • 6. Identity document, if possible a valid passport
  • 7. Document relating to the applicant’s financial situation (certificate of current study grant, salary slips or bank statements of the student or parents)
  • 8. If applicable, a diploma attesting to the candidate’s level of French (TCF/Eva Lang/DELF/DALF)

Selection process

  • 7 June 2022: A joint selection committee will examine the applications (only complete files will be examined)
  • 10 June 2022: Shortlisted candidates will be invited to the Embassy of France for an interview.
  • 11 June 2022: Candidates will then be informed by email of the outcome of their application

For any information on studying in France or on the documents you need to provide for your application, you can contact us at the following address: [email protected], or talk to the person in charge of the Espace Campus France Uganda ([email protected]).