Charpak Scholarship 2015 for Masters Program

Charpak Masters Scholarship 2020

Last date to apply

17 April 2020

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About Charpak Masters Scholarship

Charpak Scholarship 2020 for Master's Program is organised by the Embassy of France in India in memory of Georges Charpak who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1992. The scholarship is awarded for one or two years and covers the tuition fees and other expenses of the scholar. The online application process for Charpak Scholarship for Master's Program has started from 3 February 2020. The Candidate can fill the application form by 17 April 2020. Scroll down to get details about the Charpak Scholarship 2020

The Charpak scholarship program provides funding for three types of Programs:

The Charpak scholarship offers two types of scholarship based on merit:

  • Charpak AME Scholarship (Allocation Mensuelle d’Entretien)
  • Charpak Travel Grant

Master's Scholarship is offered for one or two years to Indian students who want to pursue a full-time Masters course in France. A student from any academic background can apply for this scholarship.

Charpak Scholarship 2020 Dates



Application Begins

3 February 2020

Application Ends

17 April 2020

Scholarship Result 

Mid May 2020

  • The last date to submit the Charpak Scholarship 2020 Application for Master's Program is 17 April 2020.
  • The Charpak Scholarship 2020 Results will be announced in mid May. 

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Charpak Masters Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region All India
Class/ Age Graduate with a maximum of 30 years of age.
  • Nationality: Must be an Indian national residing in India.
  • Age: Must be maximum 30 years of age at the time of application
  • Must be enrolled at an institution of higher learning in India OR employed for maximum 3 years at the time of submission of the application.
  • Must have applied to an institution in France for a Master's degree and must have received/in the process of receiving the admission/acceptance letter.

Not Eligible for Charpak Scholarship

Students who are already pursuing Master's studies in France are not eligible to apply for the scholarship. The scholarship can only be given to those students who have not started with their studies in France but have got an offer letter for the same.

Charpak Masters Scholarship Reward

The students do not have to submit separate scholarship applications for the below-mentioned scholarship application

Benefits under Charpak AME Scholarship

The scholarship will cover expenses for studies in France only and if the student undergoes studies for any semester outside France then the scholarship will not be valid for that period. The candidates who are selected for the Charpak Scholarship 2020 will get the following benefits:

  1. Student Visa Fee Waiver: The scholars will get a waiver on the fees to be paid for student visa up to approximately Rs 16,500.
  2. Tuition fee waiver upto 5000 euros
  3. Living Allowance: The scholars will get a monthly stipend of 700 euros for a period of 10 months per annum. Students can reapply for the stipend in the second year.
  4. Students will also get assistance in searching for suitable accommodation.

Note: Full tuition fee waiver at public universities or partial tuition fee waivers by other institutions, can be granted according to their individual policies. 

Benefits under Chrapak Travel Grant

  1. One-way air ticket in economy class between from India to France

  2. Student visa and Etudes en France fee waiver  

  3. Social security

The scholarship does not cover living allowance, tuition fee waiver or assistance with finding accommodation under Travel Grant

Charpak Masters Scholarship will not cover the Following Expenses

The scholarship will NOT cover the expenses if one semester or more of the course is carried out in another country.

  • However, exceptions can be made for scholars who have completed the first year of their Master’s program in France.

Charpak Master's Scholarship Renewal

The scholarship will NOT be renewed automatically. The students have to reapply for second-year funding in France. The application for renewal will be accepted on the basis of academic performance of the candidates in the first year of the Master’s program and a new statement of purpose.

Charpak Masters Scholarship Application form and Process

Candidates applying for Charpak Scholarship 2020 for Master's Program can be filled online only. The link to fill the application form is given below. The candidate has to upload the scanned copy of the required documents.

Click here to Apply Online for Masters Scholarship

Steps to Fill the Charpak Scholarship form

STEP 1: Register Here: Candidate has to follow the above link and register them first by inputting the basic details along with Aadhar/PAN/Passport/Voter Id details. 

STEP 2: Fill the Application Form: Candidate can now log in multiple times and fill the application form and upload the documents. 

STEP 3: Submit: Candidate has to save or submit your application. If a candidate is not able to complete the application, he/she may click save and return later to finish your application

Note: Candidate must pen down an original statement of purpose. Candidate response to each question for your statement of purpose should not exceed 250 words.

Documents to be uploaded online for Charpak Scholarship

  1. Passport size photograph
  2. Scanned copy of the first page of your passport (with photo and expiry date). If you will be getting your passport after the deadline, please attach passport application proof.
  3. Your full Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages).
  4. Class 12 Marksheet / Passing Certificate
  5. University Marksheet and degree (Bachelor’s Degree and Mark Sheet and for those who are applying for M2, upload your M1 mark sheet as well)
  6. Scanned copy of your admission/acceptance letter from the French higher education institution/laboratory. If you have not received it before the deadline, attach an email correspondence to show that you are in the process of getting the acceptance letter from them. Please note that you have to approach a laboratory on your own, as per your research interest before applying for the scholarship.
  7. Attested (by a gazette officer or the Head of the institute where you studied/are studying) scanned copies of mark sheets of Higher Secondary School (Class 12), Bachelor's and Master's degrees (including those of completed semesters of the ongoing degree)
  8. French language certificate if any (DELF /DALF or from any recognized university or Class 10 mark sheet if French was your second language)
  9. Document of employment/internship record, if applicable

All the above documents must be in word, pdf or jpeg format (rtf, odt, txt, msg documents, zip folders or scans of social media are NOT acceptable).

Statement of Purpose for Masters Scholarship

Please note that your statement of purpose is the reflection of your own thoughts. It should explain why you chose the French institution to which you have applied or been admitted, as well as how would the exchange program add value in your further studies or in launching your career. Explain why you would be a worthy candidate for the scholarship. Your response to each question for your statement of purpose should not exceed 250 words.

Submission of Charpak Masters Scholarship Application form

Charpak Master's Application form can be filled and submit online only. Candidate need not send any documents to the institute. Candidates are informed that all the above documents must be in word, pdf or jpeg format.

Charpak Masters Scholarship Selection Process

Your application will be selected on the basis of your academic excellence, as well as the consistency and quality of your statement of purpose. There is no CGPA/percentage cut-off for the scholarship. Knowledge of French will be an asset but is not mandatory. A tie-up between your current Indian institution and your future French institution will also be an asset.

  • The names of the selected candidates will be published on the official website of the Embassy of France in India tentatively in the third week of May 2020. 
  • Awardees of the scholarship will be contacted via email.
  • Incomplete application forms will be rejected.

Charpak Scholarship Winners Previous Years

Name of the Student

Institute Last attended by the Student in India

Name of the Institute in which student has taken admission

Pratheek George Abraham

MDI Gurgaon

ESCP Europe

Akshay Agarwal

Indian School of Mines

ESSEC, International Business School

 Udit Agarwal

IIT Bombay

Grenoble INP- Grenoble Institute of Technology

Narayana Shreyas  Aithal

Manipal University

ESCP Europe

Akhil  ANANT

VIT Vellore

ISAE- aerospace higher education programs and research for aerospace engineering

Ashwin Joe Noel  Andrews

Loyola ICAM College of engineering


Sheetal Ravindra  Bhate

University of Pune

Grenoble INP

Apurav Yash  Bhatiya

IIT Kharagpur

Université Toulouse 1 Capitole

Vineeth  Chandran Suja

IISc Bangalore

Ecole Polytechnique

Ragini  Chaurasia

IIT Delhi

Sciences Po

Anushka  CHAWLA

Sophia College for women, Mumbai University

Paris School of Economics


IIT Roorkee


Vishakha Dang

LNM Institute of Information technology, Jaipur

Université Joseph Fourier

Gauri  DATTA

Hindu College, DU

Sciences Po

Aishani  DE

West Bengal University of technology

ISA Lille

Sandeep  Deshpande

NIT Karnataka

Ecole Centrale Nantes


Aurobindo, Pondicherry


Siddharth  Dixit

Young India Fellowship Program

Sciences Po

Abigail  D'souza


ESC Rennes

Vibhor  Dubey

National Law University


Anuvabh  DUTT 

St Xavier's Kolkata

Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis

Anondo  DUTTA

Army Institute of Management


Ridhima aka Rinchin Gaekwad

Indraprastha College for Women, D.U

Sciences Po

Shmruthi Gowrisankar

Guindy College of Engineering, Anna University

HEC Paris

Rahul Jain

St Stephens College

Sciences Po

Sanjay  Kumar

SRM university

Grenoble EM

Debashish  Kundu

Indian Institute of Public Health (PHFI


Urbi  Kundu

SRM university

Université de Lorraine

Aditya  Lamba

IHM Mumbai


Priyanka  Malekar

University of Mumbai

Telecom Paris Tech

Priyadarshini  Manigandan

University of Madras

Université Sorbonne-Paris 3

Sivaprasath Manivannan

IIT Madras

Ecole Polytechnique

Harleen Kaur Mann

SRM university



University of Mumbai

Audencia Nantes

Sakshi MOHAN

Young India Fellowship Program

Sciences Po

Soumyanetra  Mondal

National Law School, Bangalore

Sciences Po

Ankit  Panchbhai

IIM Ahmedabad

ESSEC, International Business School

Reshma Rajkumar

Bhagwan Mahavir Jain college - Bangalore University

ESSEC, International Business School

Richa Saraswat

National Law School, Bangalore

Sciences Po

Raka Sarkar

NIT Durgapur

Ecole Polytechnique   

Sagish Satyaseelan

IISc Bangalore

Ecole Polytechnique

Lokeshwaren   Servai Murugesan

PSG College of technology

ESCP Europe

Priyadarshini  Shanmugam

Tejaa Shakthi Institute of Tech - Anna University


Devashish  Singh

Chennai Mathematical Institute

Université Francois-Rabelais-Université de Tours

Shubangi Sunder

Mount Carmel College

ESC Rennes

Thanushree  SURESH

BMS College of Engg - VTU


Shruti  Tyagi

Amity School of Architecture & Planning

ESSEC, International Business School

Shalkie  YADAV



Tushita  Yadav

Kamla Nehru College, University of Delhi

ESSEC, International Business School

Charpak Masters Scholarship Contact Details

Alliance Française de Delhi - 72,
KK Birla Marg, Lodi Estate,
New Delhi - 110003

Phone011 - 43048128
Email: scholarship.france@ifindia.in

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