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KSP Student Scholarships for International Students in France, 2013

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Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) in partnership with Sciences Po, offers Kuwait Program at Sciences Po (KSP). KSP offers scholarships to graduate students admitted to Sciences Po and enrolled in Master programs related to the social sciences and the humanities with special emphasis on the study of the Arab World and the Gulf Region. The scholarships are open to the students of all nationalities. The students in the master’s programs at Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) and Doctoral School of Sciences Po are eligible.

Study Subject(s): The scholarship is offered in the social sciences and the humanities with special emphasis on the study of the Arab World and the Gulf Region.
Course Level: The scholarship is supporting research and teaching in the social sciences and the humanities.
Scholarship Provider: Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) and Sciences Po
Scholarship can be taken at: France

Eligibility: Students in the following master programs are eligible at the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) of Sciences Po:

  • students admitted to PSIA and committed to enroll in the Concentration Middle East
  • students admitted to the Master in International Energy

At the Doctoral School of Sciences Po: students currently in the first year of a research master program and committed to writing a Master thesis focusing on the Arab World and the Gulf Region in their second year.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Students of all nationalities may apply.

Scholarship Description: The Kuwait Program at Sciences Po (KSP) is a partnership between the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) and Sciences Po. Working together, the two institutions are supporting research and teaching in the social sciences and the humanities with special emphasis on the study of the Arab World and the Gulf Region. The KSP Student Scholarship program supports the next generation of leaders and experts in the Arab World and the Gulf Region. KSP offers scholarships to graduate students admitted to Sciences Po and enrolled in Master programs related to this field of study. Every year multiple scholarships of up to 10,000 Euros each will be awarded on the basis of the candidates’ excellent academic record and project at Sciences Po.

Duration of award(s): At the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA): The scholarship is offered for two years of study. At the Doctoral School of Sciences Po: The scholarship is offered for one year of study, corresponding to the second year of the Research Master program, on condition of completing the scholarship requirements.

What does it cover? At the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA): Each student is awarded up to 10,000 Euros per year. The scholarship is offered for two years of study (up to 20,000 Euros total), on condition of completing the scholarship requirements. At the Doctoral School of Sciences Po: Each student is awarded up to 5,000 Euros. The purpose of the scholarship is to support expenses related to travel for field research.

Selection Criteria: Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis in 2013-2014.

How to Apply: To apply, please send the following materials by email to KSP Program Manager, Marie-Zénaïde Jolys at mariezenaide.jolys-at-sciences-po.fr

  • CV/Résumé
  • Copy of the official academic transcripts for the entire length of your time in higher education (including periods spent abroad on exchange programs). For Doctoral School students: the transcript for the first semester of your Research Master program must be included.
  • Two letters of references.
  • For PSIA students: please sign and return the attached letter
  • For Doctoral School students: 2 letters of reference from professors
  • A cover letter in English of 1000 words (indicating in which program at PSIA or at the Doctoral School you are admitted) addressed to the members of the joint selection committee.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadlines to submit application are March 11, 2013 and April 22, 2013.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application


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