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Scholarships: Funding your program

These are scholarships offered by international organizations for all onsite programs. Scholarships offered by the school are available for all onsite international programs except the 2nd and 3rd years of the BIB.

We advise students to research financial aid opportunities as early as possible. Please note that it is necessary to submit your application and secure a place on a program first, before applying for scholarships and visas. For further details contact: funding@grenoble-em.com

External funding

Students of all nationalities

Contact the Campus France agency in your country, they can provide information about scholarships available to international students coming to study in France. Campus France can also offer assistance regarding the visa procedure etc.Please check the Campus France Grant search engine to see what is available for your country. Contact the French Embassy and Department of Higher Education in your country to enquire about any possible scholarship or merit awards.

2020 Eiffel Scholarship applications are now open. Students enrolling in the September 2020 intake Grenoble and Paris campus are eligible to apply. Applications must be submitted to GEM by 1st December 2019.

For further details please consult: Eiffel Scholarship

Students must attend Grenoble or Paris campus to qualify.

Questions? Consult our FAQ

Students from the following countries are eligible: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar and Mozambique.

Scholarships by Nationality

French students:

Bachelor in International Business (BIB) and Master in International Business (MIB) students

American Students:

Approved programs: MIB, MBA and MSc Fashion, Design and Luxury Management. Please contact funding@grenoble-em.com to learn about the approval process.

  • Federal Direct Loans

GEM International Programs students enrolled in degree programs at the Grenoble and Paris campus are eligible for Federal Direct Loans. Apply online for federal aid at www.fafsa.gov. Our school code is G35943. To learn more about US Federal Aid, visit studentaid.ed.gov.

How to apply:

Canadian Students:

Colombian Students:

  • €5,000 grant for COLFUTURO beneficiaries admitted to MBA program
  • Two scholarships of 50% of the cost of tuition fees for students admitted to other GGSB master programs.
  • Students must attend Grenoble or Paris campus to qualify.

Mexican Students:

GEM/FUNED Joint Scholarships for MBA, MSc Finance and MIB students. Students must attend Grenoble or Paris campus to qualify. Please contact funding@grenoble-em.com for further details.

Indian Students:

  • Charpak Scholarship

Application period will open in March 2018 and closes in June 2018.

Norweigan Students:

  • Norwegian State student loan

MIB and BIB eligible for Lånekassen aid.

Thai Students:

Luxembourger Students:

Institutional Scholarships

Please find the link to the scholarship application here.

Early Bird Award

  • Bachelor in International Business Program: €1,000 reduction off tuition fees applied to Year 1. The discount does not apply to Year 2 and 3 of the BIB program.
  • All programs except MBA: €1,000
  • MBA: €2,000

Alumni Discount

5% discount for former students who have completed an on-site international academic program. Students must attend Grenoble or Paris campus to qualify.

MSc International Human Resource Management

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship (MAX. €2,000)

MSc Entrepreneurship & Global Marketing

  • Be Your Own Boss Award (MAX. €2,000)
  • Substantial GEM scholarship availiable for limited number of students, please contact us for further details.

MSc Finance

  • GMAT/GRE Merit Scholarship (MAX. €3,000)

GMAT: overall score of 590 with at least 45 on quantitative section

GRE: 150 on quantitative section, 150 on verbal and 3.5 on analytical sections.

No essay required. Upload your test scores.

MBA Scholarships:

  • GMAT Merit Scholarship
  • MBA Emerging Economies
  • BRIC Engineer Scholarship
  • MBA Outstanding Professional Woman
  • MBA Cultural Diversity Scholarship
  • MBA Outstanding Academic Excellence

Scholarships only apply to students at the Grenoble and Paris campus.
Please contact the offsite campus directly to enquire about any scholarships they may be able to offer you.

Please contact funding@grenoble-em.com for further details.

Bank loans

It is extremely difficult for an international student to obtain a student loan in France. In addition to other prerequisites, loan candidates must present a co-guarantor who resides in France. Therefore, we advise international students planning to arrange for a French student loan to make alternative plans for paying tuition before enrolling.