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Luxembourg Foreign Affairs Masters Scholarship


The scholarship will be available again for the academic year 2023/24. The procedure described below is last years'. If there are any changes for 2023/24, they will be announced here shortly.


The Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs funds a talent support programme. The Guillaume Dupaix International Master’s Scholarship aims at attracting high-performing non European Union Master students applying to master programmes at the University of Luxembourg’s, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance.

Eligibility criteria

  • Non European Union master applicants
  • High academic achievements at Bachelor studies
  • Applying to one of the FDEF master programmes - list available here

 Application procedure

All applicants must submit their application for a master in the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance via the regular channel: 

Outstanding applicants having submitted their master application will be contacted with further instructions and link to the online scholarship application form. By submitting the online scholarship application together with the required documents (will be specified in instructional email), applicants will be considered for the scholarship. A selection committee will decide on the recipients of the scholarship and the applicant will be informed by email of their results in due time. 

 Applications will be assessed by the programme directors of the respective master programme.

 Laureates are chosen based on: 

  • Academic achievement
  • Originality of the personal statement and motivation for applying

 The application procedure for acceptance into the relevant master is separate to this scholarship. Candidates are invited to visit the relevant master application webpage for deadlines.

Deadline: Applicants are being screened on a rolling basis. 

Allocation of Scholarship

The Scholarship is aimed at financially supporting outstanding international Master students, allowing them to focus on their academic and relevant extracurricular work.

The stipend amounts to 500EUR per month, and is paid in two instalments per academic year at the beginning of each semester for a maximum of 2 years.

Payment is subject to a performance assessment and can be withheld, for example in case of academic misconduct, poor results or withdrawal from the Master programme.

In addition, the scholarship provides free accommodation in a student residence hall for the duration of the master programme at a cost of up to 650EUR/month for a maximum of two years.

The scholarship does not cover tuition fees!

The Scholarship cannot be combined with any other type of grant funded by the Luxembourg government.

Detailed terms and conditions are set out in the acceptance letter by the University of Luxembourg. Laureates will sign a Scholarship Agreement, including a declaration of honor in acceptance of the terms and conditions of the Guillaume Dupaix Master’s Scholarship.

 For any questions, please contact stephanie.anderson@uni.lu




Financial aid from the State (MengStudien) - What is it?

This is a financial contribution by the government of Luxembourg for students in higher or university education (amended act of 22 June 2000).

For more information, please check the MengStudien Website.