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Georges Lurcy Fellowships

Offered by Georges Lurcy Charitable and Educational Trust

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Apr 10, 2023
Multiple awards worth

$20,000

Grade level

College & Graduate Students

Application deadline:

Varies

Scholarship Overview

Are you a student in France interested in studying abroad in the U.S.? If so, consider applying for the Georges Lurcy Fellowships! These scholarships are open to French students wanting to study abroad at American universities for a year. The Georges Lurcy Charitable and Educational Trust have funded and awarded the scholarship since 2001 in an effort to promote teamwork between America and France and support the global education of students in both countries. The goal for students is to receive an education in the field of their choice (and how it pertains to the United States) and to experience life on an American campus. Each year, scholarships worth approximately $20,000 are awarded to six (6) lucky applicants to help pay for tuition, room and board, books, and the round-trip ticket between France and the United States. If you are a French student looking for a study abroad opportunity in the U.S., we encourage you to apply!

Eligibility information

The scholarship is open to English-speaking students from France who wish to study abroad at an American university for a year while pursuing a postsecondary degree. Applicants must also meet the below eligibility requirements.

Grade Level

College & Graduate Students

Academic Interest

Foreign Languages, Law, Political Science, History

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, students must submit an online application and the below application materials.

1000-word essay

Academic transcript

Resume or CV

Letter of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

The Georges Lurcy Fellowships winner will be announced: varies.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Georges Lurcy Charitable and Educational Trust at https://www.lurcy.org/contact/.

Is this scholarship renewable?

No, the Georges Lurcy Fellowships is not renewable.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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