Fondation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris

Scholarship ID: 718-MASTER [#10900, PGSM]
Scholarship Title: Master scholarships
Scholarship Type: Student programs
Scholarship Location: Paris, Ile-de-France 75005, France [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Starting Date: 2017/10/01
Application Deadline: 2018/01/26 finished (2017/10/01, finished 2018/07/29, listed until 2018/04/01)
Scholarship Description:    

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The Foundation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris offers scholarships of 1 or 2 years in universities of its network.


Only students who followed a bachelor degree in Mathematics/fundamental computer science out of France can apply to this program. Students who already did a first year of Master can apply as well.

The scholarship

The laureates receive a scholarship of 1100 euros per month maximum.
M1 laureates will receive a 12-month scholarship.
Laureates of M2 will receive a scholarship for 10 months + 2 months if they want to do a doctorate in France.
The FSMP also takes care of finding an accommodation for the laureates in residences for students under preferential conditions. Students from this program benefit from student price for the students' cafeteria. Furthermore, we reimburse the price of their return ticket from your home country to Paris (one return ticket in economic class per year).

Administrative and scientific support

The administrative team of the Foundation helps every students to be well integrated in the Paris' microcosm. The team also helps them for any administrative procedures such as Universtity suscription, medical care or Visa's procedure.
Laureates benefit from a scientific supervision and a follow-up of their school results :
- Advice on courses : The laureates benefit from personalised advice from a lecturer at the Fondation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris who will be his/her tutor during one or two years. The tutor advises his/her student on what courses to choose, depending on his/her previous education and plans for further study. He can also gives advice on what to do after the first year of master and help his/her students consider the option of further study at the end of the master.
- Direction of studies : The Fundation and the director of studies regularly check on the scientific progress of PGSM students. Individual support, relying on doctoral students for example, can be set up on a case-by-case basis.
- For non French speaking students : Students' tutors may propose non-french speaking puipls to be helped in English, and may guide them to follow some trainings to learn French as a foreign language. It is wisely adviced for students who do not speak any French to undertake some intensive training before the begining of the school year, in their host university.

Online Application

Applications are made only from the online form available here. Open from October 1st 2017 to January 26th 2018 (23h59 Paris Time)
Only letters of recommendation can be uploaded online until January 28th 2018 (23h59 Paris time)

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Contact: Kevin Ledocq, +33 1 44 27 68 03, +33 1 44 27 68 04 (fax)
Postal Mail:
Fondation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris
IHP - 11 rue Pierre et Marie Curie
F75231 Paris Cedex 05
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