France Govt. Scholarships from External Scholarship Division, MHRD


The France Govt. Scholarships are offered for students. The France Government Scholarship is offered to interested candidates from the External Scholarships Division of the Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Govt. Of India. The Department has an expertise in arranging a large number of international scholarships to Indian students from foreign governments. The Scholarship is given in subjects stated below:

  • Economics.

  • Political Science.


The following are the eligibility criterion for the France Government Scholarships:

  • Candidates must have outstanding academic record with atleast 60% marks in post-graduation in the respective field of study.

  • Candidates having good knowledge of the French language and those who have been invited by an institute in France will be given priority. The candidate must submit supporting documentary evidence along with the application.

  • Candidates must have reside in India for 2 years in succession after their return from France.

  • Candidates must have knowledge of France.


The France Government Scholarship from the External Scholarship Division Ministry of Human Resource and Development are total 2 in number and are for a period of 1 year.

Value of Scholarship

The France Government Scholarship provides for:

  • Monthly allowance of 5400 French Francs.

  • Air fare will be given by the French Government.


Candidates are requested to send in duly typed applications, on plain paper, along with attested copies of educational documents within the fixed date, to the Director (Scholarship), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department. Of Education, External Scholarship. Applications of candidates staying abroad at the time of making the application are not considered.


The notification for the France Government Scholarships is normally published in all leading newspapers and Employment News during April-May every year.


  • Director (Scholarship), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Education, External Scholarships Division, A − 1/W3 Curzon Road Barracks, K G Marg, New Delhi 110001
  • Phone No: 011 − 3384501