Nicolas Baudin Grants
Posted On May 22, 2017
The French Government will select this year international students, Australian and permanent residents, and New Zealand citizens as potential recipients for the Nicolas Baudin Travel Grant. This travel grant is aimed to encourage students to undertake study, research or professional development in France. The Travel Grant was named after Matthew Flinders, the famous French botanical voyager and explorer who in 1802 managed to chart the coast of New Holland, today Australia.
Value of the Travel Grant
The Nicolas Baudin Travel Grant consists in a return flight ticket between Australia and France. Social security during the recipients’ time in France covers the French government grants. They are also exempt from paying any visa fees.
The frameworks through which the students are eligible to apply
1. Students who seek to undertake a research internship in a French laboratory
2. Students who seek to undertake an internship within a French company
3. Students who seek to undertake research in France as a part of a joint cotutelle Ph.D entered between a French University and an Australian university. The graduate will obtain both an Australian and a French degree at the end of the studies.
4. Students who are already enrolled at an Australian University who seeks to take part ina study abroad or an exchange program at a French establishment
5. Students who seek to pursue a full degree program at a French University, including the joint degrees offered by both an Australian and a French University.
6. Students who seek to undertake a short term program at a French establishment. Here are included the summer and winter school programs.
Which students are eligibile?
1. The students coming from all fields and disciplines.
2. The students who are enrolled in undergraduate, honorous, master’s and Ph.D. programs.
3. Australian students and international students who are enrolled in Australian universities.
Which students are not eligibile?
French students who are studying in Australia
Students willing to enroll in a program which is taught entirely in French will have to make a proof of proficiency in French.
Applications must be submitted online by 30 June, 2017. Departure to France for selected applicants must occur before December 31, 2017.
You can apply here:
The registration process
You need first to create an account accessing the link above. Afterwards you outght to complete the application form and upload the documents required. Next, submit the completed application form. Make sure to check your e-mail and see if you have received an acknowledgement that your application has been saved.