Éole Excellence Scholarships 2022 Scholarships for Mobility to the Netherlands – Spring Assembly

The excellent “Éole” scholarships are intended mainly for doctoral students who have to complete a short research stay in the Netherlands as part of their doctoral studies. They can support the proper functioning of joint work. Master students who are on a research, training or internship are also eligible. These scholarships of 500 to 1,000 euros are not renewable.

The application will cover stays starting or running between April 2022 and October 2022.

Eligibility conditions

  • To be enrolled in a master’s degree or equivalent training (bac + 4 / bac + 5) at a French higher education institution and to plan part of their training in an accredited course at a university or ‘hogeschool’ (University of Applied Sciences) in the Netherlands, preferably in partnership with the applicant’s home institution;
  • or enroll in an accredited master’s degree in the Netherlands and obtain a diploma attesting to at least three years of higher education in France;
  • or to complete a doctoral degree in France and to carry out a research stay in the Netherlands (for example, under joint supervision or co-management) or to take part in a specialized seminar;
  • or complete an internship in the Netherlands which is certified as part of training in France (master’s or doctoral level).
  • The application will cover mobility planned between April 2022 and October 2022 (it is possible to apply even if your mobility has already started).

Application file composition

The file should contain:

  • Completed application form. The form is sent to us automatically, do not attach screenshots to the file.
  • A neat and detailed cover letter describing the study, research or internship project and stating in particular the reasons why you have chosen the Netherlands. Please indicate the need for funding (travel / accommodation costs).
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Photocopy of student card.
  • Photocopy of ID card or passport.
  • Bank account number. A bank account in France is required.
  • Document confirming that contact has been made with the host institution / enterprise without agreement or official consent.
  • Masters students in the Netherlands: a copy of a diploma attesting at least three years of higher education in France.
  • doctoral students, one-page presentation of the research project and a list of possible publications.
  • Traineeships, traineeship agreement, if available, otherwise at least acceptance confirmed by the host site.
  • Architecture / art / design, portfolio of maximum 3 boards.
  • Co-operation of the final thesis, an agreement (or draft contract) by which the two institutions concerned, the thesis supervisor and the doctoral student, are bound; in the case of a simple joint overhead, a letter of acceptance from the French and Dutch directors.

Optional document

Reference letter.

Submission of applications and schedule

Applications must reach the Franco-Dutch network on May 18, 2022 at midnight deadline (French time). Applications must be submitted electronically to the Franco-Dutch network. In addition to the application form, which must be completed online, all documents must be submitted in a single document in .pdf format sent to the following address: [email protected] Set all pages to the same size and resolution.

Applicants will receive an acknowledgment of receipt by e-mail.

  • Jury meeting: mid / end of June
  • Announcement of results: end of June
  • Scholarship payment: early July

Data processing

The Franco-Dutch network reserves the right to publish on its website the surname, first name, home and host institution and project of the candidates selected for the scholarship.

All other information provided during the application will remain confidential and will only be used during the procedure and until the payment of the scholarships.

a message

At the end of their stay, the winners must draw up a report on their activities during their stay in the Netherlands, to the extent of a maximum of one party, which they will send to [email protected] By accepting participation in the call, the winners agree to the publication of the report on the RFN website in the form of a blog.

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