Find out about funding possibilities

Find out about funding possibilities

Funding provided by the establishment

Each year, the University of Pau and Pays de l'Adour finances or co-finances a certain number of new doctoral contracts that are the subject of specific calls for projects. ( See Apply For a UPPA Thesis offer )

Industrial agreements for training through research (CIFRE)

To be eligible for a CIFRE, you must hold or be in the process of obtaining a Master's degree and be enrolled in a doctoral programme, regardless of nationality or age.

Once the hiring company, which must be incorporated under French law, and the academic laboratory, which must be attached to a doctoral school, have been identified, applications must be submitted on the ANRT website. (more info)

Organisations and institutions funding doctoral projects or programmes

Non-exhaustive list of the main organisations and institutions offering funding: CNRS, INRAE, INRIA, INSERM, ADEME, BRGM, ONERA, IFPEN

Foreign programmes

Many countries have set up programmes to fund PhDs by means of "scholarships".

Some examples:

To find the doctoral funding programme that suits you, consult the list or contact the Campus France office in your home country and your government.

Study grants

Numerous foundations and associations provide study grants. Below are some examples:

  • Kenza Foundation Grant