The Émile Boutmy fellowship was established by Sciences Po in honour of its founder, Émile Boutmy (1871), in order to attract the very best international students from outside the European Union. The Émile Boutmy Scholarship is given to outstanding students whose profiles satisfy Sciences Po’s admissions goals and specific course requirements.
The Émile Boutmy Scholarship Fund is made possible by the kind donations of its sponsors, who are benefactors, businesses, and organisations eager to give the most deserving international students the opportunity to attend Sciences Po. During officially sanctioned events, private sponsors are able to speak with scholarship recipients directly.
To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be: first time applicants, from a non-European Union state, whose household does not file taxes within the European Union, and who have been admitted to the Undergraduate or Master’s programme.
Students who are not eligible are:
- Swiss and Norwegian applicants, since they may be entitled to CROUS scholarships
- Candidates who have dual citizenship, including an EU citizenship
- Candidates from Quebec for master’s degree (since they may take advantage of sliding scale fees same as European applicants). Candidates from Quebec for a bachelor’s degree are eligible
- Master’s level dual-degree candidates. Only applicants for the following dual degrees are eligible:
- the dual degree in Journalism Sciences Po/Columbia University
- the dual degree Sciences Po/Fudan University with the concentration Europe-Asia in Global Affairs (only applicants with Chinese nationality)
- the dual degree Sciences Po/Peking University (only applicants with Chinese nationality)
- Ph.D. programme students (thesis)
- Candidates for the 1 year Master’s programmes
- Bachelor dual degree candidates (unless as part of a specific agreement)
- Exchange students
- Candidates applying via the French graduate admission procedure
Bachelor’s degree programme
The Émile Boutmy scholarship is awarded to students arriving at Sciences Po for their first year of studies.
The Émile Boutmy programme can take several different forms:
- A tuition grant of €13,190 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme.
- A tuition grant of €8,800 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme.
- A tuition grant of €6,000 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme.
- A tuition grant of €3,600 per year for the three years of the undergraduate programme.
The Émile Boutmy scholarship is awarded to students arriving at Sciences Po for their first year of study.
The Émile Boutmy programme is a tuition grant of €12,200 per year which covers part of the tuition fees for the two years of the Master’s degree programme.
How to Apply:
- Applicants from foreign secondary schools
- Applicants from foreign secondary schools must indicate that they are applying to the Émile Boutmy scholarship in the “Financial information” section of their Sciences Po application.
- Please note that we might ask applicants to provide a proof of income and documents explaining their family situation (e.g. income tax return for both parents, payslips, divorce certificate, unemployment benefits, documents related to alimony, child support or retirement pensions, death certificate…).
- Masters level candidates must indicate that they are applying to the Émile Boutmy scholarship in the “Financial information” section of their Sciences Po application.
- Deadline for undergraduate programme (applicants from foreign secondary schools): 22 February 2023.
- Deadline for undergraduate programme (applicants from French secondary schools): 10 April 2023.
- Deadline for master programme: 30 November 2022.