Several types of financial support are available. In some Doctoral Schools, your registration is determined by your having obtained sufficient funding to complete all three years of your doctoral training.
The doctoral contract is an employment contract of three years thanks to which the institution hires a PhD student. Recruitment is by competition, and is organized by the doctoral school. There are no conditions regarding age or nationality.
These funds, allocated in support of a research project to a team, result in an employment contract between the institution (or research organization) and the PhD student.
This funding involves an agreement between three partners around a common research project: a corporation, a student and a research laboratory. The PhD student is recruited and employed by the company, on a fixed-term or permanent contract.
International applicants must apply directly to these organisms prior to their departure to obtain all useful information. For MAEE scholarships, please contact the cultural service of the French embassy in your country.
These scholarships are common in medical research. PhD students must apply directly. This type of funding results in an employment contract between the institution (or research organization) and the PhD student.