Apply to receive selected benefits

Charpak Exchange Scholarship 2022 is an initiative of Campus France India for Indian students studying for undergraduate and graduate degrees.

The purpose of the Charpak Exchange Scholarship is to support Indian students who wish to undertake a semester-long exchange program in France. Selected students will receive a stipend of 700 euros and other benefits.

Eligibility for Charpak Exchange Scholarship 2022:

  • To be eligible, an applicant must –
  • Be an Indian citizen residing in India
  • Not be more than 30 years old (maximum at the time of application)
  • Be currently enrolled in an Indian higher education institution affiliated with the French institution where the applicant will be pursuing an exchange semester (required)

Charpak Exchange Scholarship Benefits:

  • Selected candidates will get the following benefits –
  • Living allowance of 700 euros
  • Social security
  • Exemption from student visa and Etudes en France fees
  • Assistance in finding affordable student accommodation

Required Documents for Charpak Exchange Scholarship:

  • Official passport size photograph
  • Scanned copy of the first page of the passport (with photo and expiry date)
  • Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages)
  • Scanned copy of admission/acceptance letter from the French higher education institution/laboratory
  • Scanned copies of mark sheets of Higher Secondary School (XII), BA and MA (including those of completed semesters or current degree)
  • French Language Proficiency Certificate if any (DELF/DALF certificate or from any recognized university or Xth marks card if French is the applicant’s second language)
  • NOC from Indian institution
  • Document of work/internship, if any
  • French language certificate from Alliance Française in India or other recognized university, if available
  • Letter of recommendation from university (optional)
  • Statement of Purpose (format available on scholarship form)

Learn how to apply for the Charpak Exchange Scholarship:

Important Dates for Charpak Exchange Scholarship:

  • Call for applications opens – 26 August 2022, Friday
  • Application deadline – Monday, October 31, 2022
  • Publication of Results – 23 November 2022, Wednesday

Charpak Exchange Scholarship Selection Criteria:

  • Applicants will be selected on the basis of high academic achievement as well as the consistency and quality of the applicant’s statement of purpose.

Charpak Exchange Scholarship Terms and Conditions:

  • A final semester project and laboratory research at a partner institute in France are not applicable to this scholarship program.
  • All supporting documents must be in word, pdf or jpeg format (rtf, odt, txt, msg documents, zip folders, screenshots or social media scans are NOT accepted).
  • No reason will be given for rejecting an application.
  • The French Embassy is not obliged to respond to applicants whose applications are incomplete.
  • The duration of the semester exchange program is from one to four months.


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