UJM Foundation scholarships – international mobility


Jean-Monnet University, through its Foundation, support international mobility of University Jean Monnet students by offering mobility scholarships.

Grant awarded

  • Depending on the project submitted, you can apply for a maximum of 3000 €.

Eligibility criteria

  • Applicant must be enrolled in the first year of COSI or CIMET programme.
  • The mobility should be ruled by an exchange programme of the University Jean Monnet (which is the case for both COSI and CIMET students);
  • Applicants must submit only one application (i.e. “project”) per academic year but can apply two consecutive years;
  • You cannot apply both to this scholarship and any other scholarship funded by the University Jean Monnet Foundation.
  • For further information, please refer to the Call for Proposal

How to apply

#0. March = academic coordinator short list
  • Due to the limited number of scholarships offered compared to applicants, the CIMET and  COSI Academic Coordinator short-list best students (on the basis of available academic results at the time of application) to limit application to 1 best applicant per degree.
  • You’ll be notified in due time by the academic coordinator if you’re short-listed.
#1. April = application

If you’re short-listed, you must send, before the 15 of June 2017 to fondation@univ-st-etienne.fr (please copy your administrative coordinator to the email):

  • completed, signed scanned administrative form. A translation in English of the required fields is available here;
  • scanned copy of student ID card;
  • French IBAN (banking details);
  • a CV of 1 page maximum;
  • a description of the project (motivation letter to demonstrate why you need the scholarship). The project must be in line with the University Jean Monnet Foundation mission and should contribute to raise the profile of the University and promote the region;
  • a simple provisional budget (your planned expenses during mobility, including co-funding, i.e. other scholarships available);
  • a simple provisional calendar (dates of arrival / departure, what you’d like to do next);
  • 2 recommendation letters (academic or professional).

FYI, eligibility criteria, process, calendar, deadlines, Call for Application and application form are available in French on this web page.

#2. June = interviews

Short-listed projects will be assessed during an interview with University Jean Monnet Foundation member and academia.

Scholarship disbursement

  • The University Jean Monnet Foundation scholarships are managed by the UJM Foundation. Scholarships grants will be paid in several installments in a French bank account which administrative staff will help you to open upon arrival in France.
  • 80% of the scholarship grant is paid after registration, usually in October.
  • A scholarship disbursement calendar is made available and kept up to date.
  • 20% will be paid at the end of the Programme, upon reception of a report.

[last update = 20/04/2016]