SOCRATES / ERASMUS
Students are awarded a travel allowance of 50 Euros per month (100 Euros for Scandinavian countries).
Students can receive grants from regional or local authorities. The conditions to fulfil are different, but these grants can generally not be drawn simultaneously.
Since 2000, the Midi-Pyrénées region supports financially only the students who already receive a French state scholarship.
The French Education Ministry sets up each year an invitation to tender in order to enable universities to help their students on scholarship to complete part of their studies abroad.
European programme which consists in financing work placements in firms abroad.
In some American or South African universities, students can apply for « assistantship » positions that will cover their tuition fees and living expenses. Such students would then have to teach some classes (seminars, tutorials…) or do research work.
CIME (AUF) for French-speaking countries ; DAAD for studying in Germany…
But most scholarships (British Council, Lavoisier…) are now reserved especially for qualified students completing postgraduate courses abroad.