Funding your education is a deciding factor in your career.
We have many options to help you fund your education as affordably as possible.
In addition to resources provided by the French government, the ISC Paris Group has a longstanding policy of diversity and openness, exemplified by the work/study options in all of our diploma programs, along with merit scholarships, payment plans, and flexible schedules.

French government higher education scholarships

French government higher education scholarships

To receive these scholarship, your family must fulfill conditions set by the French Ministry of National Education. You may apply online, before April of each year, via your region’s CROUS office.

General scholarship requirements

For detailed information, go to your region’s CROUS website:

    You must be under 28 years old on September 1 of the first academic year in which you apply.
    You must hold a French baccalauréat or an equivalent diploma.
    You must be a French citizen or have resided in France for at least two years, and you must be a legal tax dependent of your parent or legal guardian who has also lived in France for at least two years.
    You must be enrolled in an undergraduate program in a public or private higher education institution, in a program that is authorized to enroll scholarship students.

In most cases, your family’s taxable income is taken into account, along with any income earned outside France. For the 2020-2021 academic year, 2019 income statements are used.

You can do a sample calculation of the scholarship that you may be entitled to, at:

ISC Paris group scholarships

ISC Paris Group scholarships

The ISC Paris Group promotes the integration of international students who, through their academic background, their professional project and their values, can best benefit from receiving a merit scholarship

To be eligible for this merit scholarship for the 2020/2021 school year, the following conditions must be met:

– You are a candidate of foreign nationality and you have been residing abroad for at least 6 months
– You have distinguished yourself with: a very original professional project with values, a complex project, excellent academic results, a remarkable professional career
– You are a candidate on the following programs for the start of the September 2020 academic year: Bachelor, Master Grande Ecole, MSc, MBA
– You have finalized your application before July 3, 2020
– You have paid your tuition deposit within 3 weeks of admission and no later than July 15, 2020

ISC Paris Scholarships

Each year, nearly 12% of students receive ISC Paris scholarships based on social and academic criteria, and on participation in promoting Student Enterprises and participating in them. Scholarships vary from 200 to 1,500 euros.

Academic excellence scholarships

Each year, the ISC Paris Group funds approximately 10 scholarships for particularly deserving students. The total amount is divided among students with excellent grades, and who are highly engaged in Student Enterprise associations. Each scholarship is worth up to 6,000 euros, and funds a portion of the student’s studies.

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For the past several years, the ISC Paris Group has given students the option to pursue work/study programs under an employment or apprenticeship contract.

More than 200 students participate in this program each year, in our Bac+3 to Bac+5 programs:
– Third year of the Bachelor Bac+3 program
Grande École program at the Bac+5 level, in the Master 1 or 2 programs
MSc program at the Bac+5 level in MSc1 and MSc2.

Corporate internships

For students who choose our traditional programs, internships are required each year. Internships are required for management students; they complement the academic experience and Student Enterprise experiences, and they allow students to fund part of their tuition.

Gap year

Students in the Grande École and Bachelor programs have the option, through ISC Paris Grande École, to take a gap year for work experience in France or in another country.
Some students use this time for an academic exchange, while others pursue a professional opportunity that helps to fund their final year of studies. Many do this in countries outside France.

Paid employment

The ISC Paris Group organizes class schedules so that students can take on paid employment throughout the year. Students who wish to, can work alongside their studies.
The ISC Network and ISC Junior Enterprise Student Enterprises run a job service that helps students find temporary or longer-term assignments paying 9-10 euros per hour.

A no-fee payment plan

The ISC Paris Group offers the option of paying tuition in nine monthly payments
For example, tuition in our Bachelor program is 7,950 euros for the 2020/2021 academic year. Each month from September to May, you will pay 7,944 euros, with installment payments made toward your full tuition balance.
Tuition in our Grande École program is 11,300 euros for the pre-masters program and 11,500 euros for the Master 1 and 2 programs, which will cost you between 1,170 euros and 1,189 euros each month, with installment payments made toward your full tuition balance.

Bank loans at attractive rates

The ISC Paris Group and our Student Enterprises have negotiated preferred customer agreements with various banks, at interest rates from 0,9 to 1% on student loans.
The advantage of a student loan is that you can concentrate fully on your studies. Loan payments do not begin until after you begin working, and you repay them over many years according to the loan terms.
Our banking partners include the Caisse d’Épargne and BNP Paribas. We are negotiating other partnerships.

Finding housing

Paying for housing

The CAF offers housing assistance depending on your situation:
– APL (personalized housing assistance)
– ALS (group housing assignments)
– ALF (family housing assignments)

More information available at:

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Finding housing

ISC Paris Group housing platform:
CROUS student housing:

Look at the ISC Paris Student Life Office housing ads
For more information:

  • Contact

    International degree seeking students

    Charles Berger

    Office : +33 (0) 1 40 53 99 99

  • Contact

    Fadwa Belamri
    Finance Department

    Office: +33 (0) 1 40 53 74 00

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