Master Fellowships

Every year CIMI (Centre International de Mathématiques et d’Informatique) in Toulouse provides a number of fellowships for students enrolled in a Master course in Mathematics or Computer Science in one of the programs associated with CIMI.

4 fellowships for students starting on the first year of a Master’s degree M1 and 10 fellowships for those starting on the second year of a Master’s degree M2 will be available.


The level of funding will be competitive and sufficient to cover tuition fees and part of living expenses in Toulouse :

  • 600€ per month over 10 months for applicants starting in the first year M1
  • 1 000€ per month over 10 months for applicants starting in the second year M2

Eligibility criteria :


Those fellowships are open, on a competitive basis, to French and foreign students and awarded on the basis of the quality of the academic records.
First year (M1) applicants: Applicants must have obtained a degree corresponding to the European Bachelor's degree.
Second year (M2) applicants : Applicants must have successfully completed the first year of a European Master's degree, or an American Bachelor's degree, or any equivalent level.
The CIMI LabEx applies an equal opportunity policy in selection.


Application process :

The application call 2016 is now closed.

Successful applicants will be notified by e-mail from 22nd of February 2016.




1.    Curriculum Vitae (max. 2 pages)
2.    Details of the grades obtained at University from the 1st year to present
3.    Details of the courses attended in the year 2015-2016
4.    Two recommendation letters (one from the head of the current year syllabus) : do not forget to mention  the e-mail addresses of the professors wishing to send recommendation letters. They will receive an automatic e-mail to upload their letter.
5.    Applicant’s motivation letter: applicants for a M2 fellowship MUST clearly state in their letter the M2 programme (M2R, IMAT,...) they are applying for.
6.    Information about current level of French language skills: only applies to foreign students from non French speaking countries applying for a M1 fellowship. All M1 courses will be taught in French.

Please note that fully completed applications only will be examined.


Selection process :


Fellowships applications will be examined by the LabEx CIMI Executive Committee  and Prospective Committee. Grants will be awarded on the basis of the quality of the academic records.




Important: The M2 programme in Maths and in Computer includes an internship during the second semester. For students selected for a CIMI fellowship, the internship will have to take place either at the Institut de Mathématiques or at the Institut de Recherche en Informatique.