Application Deadline: 8th March 2018
Eligible Countries: Algeria
To Be Taken At (Country): France
About the Award: The PROFAS B+ program offers scholarships, but also services offered by Algeria and France, including through Campus France. These services are designed to support and facilitate the mobility of scholarship recipients in France. Since 2014, PROFAS B+ has allowed about 300 Algerian scholarship holders to join laboratories of excellence in France.
Eligibility: The PROFAS B+ scholarships are designed for non-employed Doctorate students, whether in joint management or joint supervision of thesis, of up to 35 years old on December 31, 2018.
Selection: Eligible candidates after the compliance review of their application will be subject to a selection from a jury composed of French and Algerian experts taking the form of an assessment of their application file and an interview.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Award: It offers scholarships and service to facilitate the mobility of Algerian doctorate (PhD) students towards France.
Duration of Program: As part of a thesis completion, the PROFAS B+ program offers:
- to Doctorate students in thesis joint management, support to training and research through 7 to 12 months scholarships over the academic year 2018-2019.
- to Doctorate student in thesis joint supervision, the payment of 7 to 18 months scholarshipsdistributed over three years of Doctorate in stays of 7 months minimum by academic year.
How to Apply: The call for applications is open from Thursday 8 February to Thursday 8 March 2018. It is available on the website of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MESRS in French) and on the website of the French Institute in Algeria (IFA).
Award Providers: French Embassy