Sophie Germain Scholarship (2024-2025)

Deadline: 31st of January, 2023

Applicants with a fervent passion for mathematics and its applications have a unique opportunity to delve into a world of intellectual splendor with the Sophie Germain program. This prestigious scholarship program, nestled within the vibrant scientific hub of Paris-Saclay, welcomes talented young minds from around the globe to pursue their academic aspirations at two esteemed institutions: Université Paris-Saclay and Paris Polytechnique Institute.

Imagine yourself as an applicant, stepping onto the threshold of an exceptional scientific environment. The Paris-Saclay Campus hums with the energy of diverse disciplines, each one a gateway to groundbreaking discoveries. Renowned research organizations and a plethora of brilliant minds surround you, creating an atmosphere ripe for collaboration and intellectual discourse.

The program caters to applicants seeking Master’s or PhD degrees in Mathematics and Applications. Each program is meticulously crafted to nurture intellectual curiosity and ignite a passion for research. As an applicant, you’ll have access to state-of-the-art facilities and the invaluable guidance of experienced mathematicians. Collaborative research projects become your launchpad for delving into the frontiers of knowledge, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible.


  • €11,000 per year living expenses.
  • €500 one-time university registration fee
  • Up to €2,000 per year travel and visa costs (international students)
  • Free accommodation in residence halls (international students)
  • Networking at annual Master’s Days event
  • Access to specialized researcher-led courses


  • Open to students enrolled in “Mathematics and Applications” Master’s program (M1 or M2) at University of Paris-Saclay or Institut Polytechnique de Paris.
  • Excludes the “Formation à l’Enseignement Supérieur en Mathématiques” program.c


  • All applications are reviewed.
  • Apply during the first call for applications if residing outside the Paris-Saclay area, especially international students (non-European) for visa processing.
  • International students: Obtain a CAMPUS France file number from your embassy or consulate before applying.


  • Based on academic merit, including transcripts and letters of recommendation.


  • Complete the online scholarship application simultaneously with your chosen Master’s program application.
  • Review specific terms and conditions for your chosen Master’s program on the respective university websites.



There are two call for application each year. For first call (from October to January) for new incoming international students. Second call (from February to June) students who are already admitted at the university will be considered for the scholarship.

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