Haiti – France: Call for Applications, Master 2 Scholarships

Haiti – France: Call for Applications, Master 2 Scholarships
25/01/2022 08:29:31

Haiti - France: Call for Applications, Master 2 Scholarships

The Master 2 scholarship campaign of the French Government, the Bank of the Republic of Haiti (BRH) and the SOGEBANK Foundation for the academic year 2022/2023 is open until May 31, 2022.

I. General scheme:

All requested documents must be submitted to the French Embassy in Haiti (Department of Cooperation and Cultural Action) – 51, rue Capois, Champs de Mars, Port-au-Prince – Tel: 29 99 90 27

Deadline for submission before May 31, 2021.

Incomplete files or files submitted after this date will be systematically rejected.

From June 1 to 17: analysis of applications by the Office for Cooperation and Cultural Action of the French Embassy and pre-selection by a joint Franco-Haitian commission;

From 20 to 24 June: Oral interview with shortlisted candidates; candidates not invited to an oral interview may consider that their file has not been accepted;

Week of June 26: publication of results; successful candidates will be contacted directly;

End of August: pre-departure session.

Contact : Ms. Sandra JOSEPH, responsible for the supervision and management of scholarships at the French Embassy in Haiti by sandra.joseph@diplomatie.gouv.fr / 29 99 90 27

II. How to apply:

These scholarships are for very good level students who wish to continue their higher education at the 2nd year level of a master’s degree (M2) at a French public university.

Simultaneously with applying for a scholarship, candidates must apply for admission to a targeted degree through the “Studies in France” procedure.

Documents to download:

The University Admission Application Guide (“Studying in France” procedure):

The list of establishments associated with Etudes en France:

These scholarships are given priority in the following sectors:

  • Economy, Finance, Governance
  • Sciences & Technologies, Engineering Sciences
  • Environment, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Rural Development
  • Urban planning, spatial planning
  • Health (excluding “clinical” medical specialisations)

Important : Admissions obtained outside of the “Studying in France” procedure from institutions that are nevertheless affiliated to it will not be considered. We invite candidates not to use application applications such as E-Candidat, Ciell2 or Apoflux. This software is reserved for candidates residing in France or in countries where the “Studies in France” procedure is not available. Applicants must apply for admission through the “Studies in France” procedure and apply only to institutions affiliated with it.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be younger than 35 years of age on 1 January of the year of grant;
  • have the Haitian nationality and reside in Haiti;
  • Be in possession of a university degree of at least BAC+4 level or equivalent in the relevant field;
  • Have not received a scholarship or internship from the Embassy of France in the past three years.

Composition of the file:

  • 2022/2023 scholarship application form duly completed and signed download: https://ht.ambafrance.org/IMG/docx/formulaire_bourses_m2_2022-2023.docx?5192/8d4cb8b3d6461363939563d35a1b905186b28dcb
  • Certified photocopy of the diplomas or certificates obtained (do not enclose originals);
  • University transcripts;
  • Cover Sheet ;
  • Detailed curriculum vitae;
  • Photocopy passport;
  • Letter of recommendation from a university professor and the employer (if applicable) highlighting the merits of the approach;
  • File number “Studies in France” (the file must be submitted and the application fee paid).

IMPORTANT : you can submit a scholarship file without the final admission to enrollment from the university (but with the documents confirming your application procedures with the concerned study programme). If your application is accepted, permission for registration will be requested.

For health professionals, the DU (University Diploma), the DIU (Interuniversity Diploma) and the certificates (CES) are a 3rd cycle training. In order to be able to follow the practical part of this training, the interested parties must have a status that allows the exercise of a care activity (often Acting as Trainee – FFI, within the framework of a DFMS/DFMSA), under penalty of illegal practice of medicine. Otherwise, the person concerned must submit an official document from the Faculty of Medicine in support of his request, which shows that the intended training does not provide for any exercise or practical training of a patient.

Registration for advanced and vocational training is not allowed.

Applications to business schools, certain technical schools, or Catholic institutes will not be considered (tuition fees, which are often high, cannot be covered by scholarships).

III. Support implementation:

3.1 Management:
In the event that your application is accepted, the Cooperation Department of the Embassy of France will proceed to the instruction of the files previously selected by the Joint Franco-Haitian Scholarship Commission in collaboration with the French governing body, Campus France. will ensure:

  • Contacts with the scholarship recipient’s host institution;
  • The payment of the monthly allowance;
  • The training costs scheme;
  • The scholarship student at work: booking and arranging prepaid airline tickets with identified travel agencies.

The grant of a grant from the French government makes it possible to obtain a (free) visa at the consular section of the French embassy. However, it is necessary to respect the deadlines for the issuance of the visa and to anticipate your request. A welcome message from Campus France, with all useful information on arrival in France, will be given to the fellow, especially for transfers to the provinces.

3.2 End of study:
Scholarship holders must send an end-of-stay report directly to the Co-operation Service of the French Embassy within 60 days of the end of the study cycle (study report with transcripts, certificate of achievement, etc.).

HL/ HaitiLibre

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