French Government Master-PhD Scholarships for Palestinians

French Government Master-PhD Scholarships for Palestinians

These grants for Palestinian Master and PhD students are managed by the French consulate in Jerusalem.

Program description
The programme is in partnership with several French and Palestinian institutions and local authorities : municipalities of Cergy, Rezé, Grenoble, Gennevilliers, Midi Pyrénées region, Paris 11 university, An-Najah uiniversity in Nablus, Al Quds uiversity… Conditions for scholarships vary according to co financing partners, but there is only one call for application.

Type of grant
Study; Research

Standard French scholarship allowance, living allowance of 520 euros per month + accommodation, or 767 euros a month without accommodation, according to the type of partnership.


2 to 3 years
Number of grants

20 to 30 scholarships a year


Maximum of 35 years old for post graduate, and 40 years old for PhDs

Palestinian territories
Subject area


Master; PhD
Excellent academic level is compulsory
Language skills

To study in a field taught in French, a good level in French is required (level DELF B2). If it is requested that the candidate improves his linguistic skills in a French Cultural Centre (free), any lack of attendance is sanctioned by a suspension of the scholarship.
To study in a field taught in English, an excellent level of English is required. In this case, a good level of French is not compulsory.


Application and eligibility criteria can be downloaded on the Consulate General of France in Jerusalem website starting from August of every year.

Required documents

Application, two copies to fill in, one in French and the other one in English
2 CVs and 2 cover letters (in French and English)
for PhD candidates: one page description of the thesis project (if already determined)
Three cover letters (academic superior, professor…)
Copy (not originals!) of diplomas obtained and grades in the Tawjihi and in university
Passport copy or travel document copy
1 passport photo ( stapled to the first page)
copy of the correspondance with univerities
Steps and calendar:

1. Downloading the application form

When : between October 3rd and November 30th 2010
2. Submitting your application

When : before December 2nd 2010 (all late applications will not be considered)
Where : at the cooperation service in Jerusalem or at any French cultural and accredited centers (cf instructions)
3. Pre-selection, in January 2011

4. Interviews, in February 2011

5. Results by email and on the website, early March 2011

!! Please do not contact the Consulate general about the results before March 1st 2011!
Information and instructions !!

Before applying, please read the instructions very carefully:

BGF – Instructions 2011 (FR / ENG)
As well as the information brochures and website below :

Leaflet BGF (Arabic)
Brochure Choose_France (ENG)
To apply, please download, fill in and send us back the application form below, enclosing all the required documents:

Formulaire de candidature BGF 2011-12

Before December 2nd 2010
Selection process

The best candidates are shortlisted for individual interviews. The final selection takes place in concertation the Palestinian Ministry for Higher Education.

Consulate General of France in Jerusalem
Cultural action and cooperation service
BP 182
+972 2 591 40 00

Consulate of France in Jerusalem:


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