Financing your studies/scholarships

Conditions for obtaining scholarships for mobility aids are set by funding organizations and vary from program to program.
They are subject to decision from funding organizations and should therefore not be considered a “must have”.

Students can apply for several types of scholarships

Prior to obtaining a scholarship, students must apply to the Department of International Relations at ESA.
It is imperative to respect scholarship application deadlines. Only fully and correctly completed files will be submitted to funding organization.

Application submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.

EU Erasmus+ scholarship

Erasmus student mobility (studies or internships) must not exceed 12 months per cycle (L (Bachelor’s degree) ; M (Masters’ degree) et D (PhD).)
Students should inform the Department of International Relations of ESA about any Erasmus mobility done during their university curriculum.

Study mobility scholarship- Eramus+

This scholarship only applies to study mobilities of 3 months minimum, carried out in the second year for the module « oenology » and « preparing your professional project » provided that it is done in one of the partner universities of the following EU countries : Spain, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Portugal and Romania.
Scholarships amounts vary each year and depend on the total amount available. It depends on the length of the stay abroad.

For information purposes : scholarships awarded for study mobilities in 2015-2016 :
Group 1 : Italy: 220 € /month
Group 2 : Greece, Portugal, Spain : 170€ /month
Group 3 : Hungary, Romania: 170€ /month

Intership scholarships – Erasmus+

To be eligible, students must carry out a minimum of 2 months in a company in one of the 28 member countries of the European Union : Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Spain, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, The Czech Republic, Romania, The United-Kingdom, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden; and five other non-EU countries taking part in the program: Island, Liechtenstein, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Norway and Turkey.

For information purposes : scholarships awarded for internships mobilities in 2015-2016 :
Group 1 : Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Norway, Sweden, The United-Lingdom : 370 € /month
Group 2 : Belgium, Croatia, The Czech Republic, Cyprus, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Luxemburg, The Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey : 320 € / month
Group 3 : Bulgaria, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia : 320 € / month
Provided that grants are available at the time students apply.

Scholarships from the region Pays de la Loire : ENVOLEO (for EU students)

This scholarship is only awarded for study mobilities in the second year for the modules « Oenology » and  «Preparing the professional project ».

Scholarship requirements

To be eligible, students should

  • currently be attending a course program (Bachelor’s degree as a minimum) in a higher education institution in Pays de La Loire for at least 1 academic year at the time of application,
  • be under the age of 30 at the time the application file is submitted,
  • be a French citizen or a EU national, or a member of The International Organization of La Francophonie
  • carry out mobility (study trip or intership) of a minimum of 13 weeks.

Type of scholarship : fixed amount of 1,000 euros
For study trip in Europe, Erasmus and Envoléo can add up.

Scholarship from the French Embassy (in student country of origin)

French embassies offer financial aid to foreign students wishing to study in France.
They vary depending on the country. If interested, please refer to the internet site of your country embassy.
The Instituts français and Alliances Françaises may also provide information about scholarship programs. Visit their internet sites for more details.

Le département du Conseil Général de Maine-et-Loire (Scholarship awarded only to Hungarian students)

As part of a twin program with the Comitat of Veszprem in Hungary, the Département du Maine et Loire awards financial aids to young Hungarian students wishing to study in the region Pays de La Loire (of which Angers is the capital town).

ESA scholarships

Apply to ESA for requesting financial support from ESA. It consists in reduced tuition fees or a monthly grant. Students must submit an application letter to their head of the Vintage Master.
Students can find help from ESA staff when filling in application forms.