Application for Master's degrees with scholarships

The ENS de Lyon and its partners offer scholarships (Ampère & MILYON Scholarships) for excellent international students to enrol in its Master's programs.

For each Master's degree, it is indicated if it is open for international students and the language proficiency requirements (French and/or English).

Please consult the website: 

Link to Master's degree at ENS de Lyon

Applications are validated by the admission committee

Scholarships of Excellence

Ampère Scholarships of Excellence

  • Master's programs concerned: all Master’s programs in Exact Sciences, the Arts, and Human and Social Sciences (except FEADéP Master's programs). Consult the rules related to the Ampère scholarship (document on the right)
  • Amount: 1,000€ a month during one or two academic years
  • More information: ampere.scholarship [at] ens-lyon.fr

Please note : this year, our partnership with the Embassy of France in Romania and Campus France enable us to offer 2 scholarships of Excellence dedicated to students from Romania (among 20 scholarships). 

MILYON Scholarship 

Application process

Please note : All information regarding next academic year will be updated in November. 

Please note : before beginning your application, read carefully all information and documents requested, and choose your Master's program. 

  1. Complete and submit the online application form.
    The call for application 2021-2022 is CLOSED
    The call for application 2022-2023 will open on November 25th 2021.

    Applications submitted after the expiry of the period will not be considered. 
    Documents requested are indicated below. 
    Please note: this form allow you to candidate for admission in a master with a scholarship of excellence.

  2. Application review : all applications are reviewed by the admission committee of the ENS de Lyon. No results will be given by phone. 
     
  3. Admissions and enrolment : if your application is accepted, you will receive a letter of pre-enrolment and the steps to be followed for enrolment.
    Information to prepare your stay in Lyon

Calendar

Calendar for 2021-2022
Application Opening Date Deadline fo submission Results
November 25, 2021, at noon (CET) January 7, 2022, at 11:59pm (CET) End of February, 2022

 

Documents requested

Documents that candidates have to be uploaded in the application form.

  • All candidates: 
    • Two referee letters from professors who have close knowledge of your work
    • Motivation Letter
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Certificate of diplomas and degrees already obtained (ex: Bachelor degree)
    • University academic transcript of records
  • If you are applying for a Master’s program in the Arts, Humanities, Languages or Social Sciences:
    • a summary of your research project in French (3 pages minimum) - except for Master in Advanced Economics (in English)
      the reasons underlying the choice, the justification in relation to previous research in the same field (whether personal or not), methodological direction, an indicative bibliography, a list of personal publications or participations in colloquia (if applicable)
    • a certificate of proficiency in French:
      Minimum B2 or C1 level (depending on the Master's chosen) for all disciplines excepted for the Master in Advanced Economics (see below)
      Official document: certification (DALF, DELF, TCF or official certification) or statement from your University
      If you come from a French Speaking country, or studied in a French school, please attach a letter in French stating this point
    • a certificate of proficiency in English:
      Only for the Master in Advanced Economics, minimum B2 required, C1 recommended.
      Official document : certification (IELTS, TOEFL or official certification) or statement from your University
      If you come from a English Speaking country, please attach a letter in English stating this point
  • If you are applying for admission in Exact Sciences:
    • a certificate of Proficiency in English 
      Minimum of C1 in Computer sciences
      Minimum of B2 for other Master's programs
      Official document : certification (IELTS,TOEFL or official certification) or statement from your University.
      If you come from an English Speaking country, please attach a letter in English stating this point
    • a certificate of Proficiency in French - only in case of an application for admission in Biology
      Minimum of B2 in Biology
      No minimum level required for other Master's programs
      Official document: certification (DALF, DELF, TCF or official certification) or statement from your University.
      If you come from a French Speaking country, or studied in a French school, please attach a letter in French stating this point
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