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The students who are entitled to the Carte de séjour may benefit of the lodging assistance allowance offered by the French state depending on the family resources. The candidate’s international office at their respective university, will guide the student for the application process.
It is the monthly travel pass valid in the Metro, Tram and the Buses in Paris.
To live in France, you will need to have a monthly budget of 600 to 800 Euros to cover food, transport and housing expenses. Of course, this amount varies depending on the location or type of accommodation.
There are many scholarships available different in various criteria:
- Paying authority (French government, foundation, company, etc.)
- Target audience (students in PhD, Masters’ course, etc.)
- Recipient’s nationality
- Amount of the scholarship
- Duration of the scholarship
For additional information regarding, check out CampusBourses tool: http://campusbourses.campusfrance.org/fria/bourse/#/catalog
Regarding French government scholarships:
Scholarship applications accepted by the French government are filed at the cultural service of the French embassy of your country of residence.
Criteria to choose applicants depend on the cooperation programs concluded between the French government and the authorities of the country concerned. Scholarships are generally granted to high level students (masters’ or PhD). The duration of the project depends on the project. Applications are processed in the month of March preceding the academic start of year, so you should file your application as early as possible.