E2S-UPPA PhD Grants for International Students in France

Deadline: 31 March 2018
Open to: applicants of all nationalities
Scholarship: 3 years – EUR 1870/ montly


The E2S-UPPA consortium gathering UPPA-Inra-Inria is now accepting applications for 8 Ph.D. grants. Applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for this grant. Fellowships are opened to highly qualified graduates from any field of Energy and Environment, or from a closely related discipline.

E2S-UPPA seeks for outstanding candidates with a clear passion for research and who are excited by the opportunity to provide future solutions for energy and environment.

The Energy and Environment Solutions initiative (E2S-UPPA) is a substantial, multi-year growth plan. Problem-oriented, interdisciplinary and transverse research in Energy and Environment, is pursed while putting the emphasis on either industry relevance or high visibility in leading academic journals.


  • Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply;
  • Entrance requirements: candidates must hold a Master’s degree, or equivalent degree, with outstanding records;
  • English language requirements: applicants whose first language is not French or English are usually required to provide proofs of proficiency of the required language skills;
  • Required competencies: Applicants are expected to show outstanding commitment connected to the research priorities of the laboratories hosted by the consortium.


Number of Funding for PhD Eight doctoral grants are offered over a 3 years period [monthly gross salary before taxes is EUR 1870 , which include extra gratification for teaching duties – 32 hours per year].

How to Apply?

Required application documents (single pdf file):

  • Cover letter- 1-3 pages where you introduce yourself and present your qualifications and achievements, and emphasis on future goals and research focus;
  • Are there any specific projects and research issues you are primarily interested in (see list at the end of this call)- To be indicated in the motivation letter;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Copies of certificates of any academic degrees and marks reports during their master studies; for candidates with a Master’s degree in progress during the 2017-2018 academic year, please join marks and rankings corresponding to the first semester of the M2;
  • Copies of certificates of French and/or English languages skills (for non-French or English speaking applicants).

Candidates must send their application as a single PDF file, written in English including the documents listed below before March 31, 2018 (midnight, Paris time), to submission website [email protected]

For more information please visit the official website.