Bourses de recherche EFELIA-MIAI

Call for student’s applications 
Academic year 2023-2024

EFELIA-MIAI funds a scholarship program related to Artificial Intelligence. Its goal is to attract exceptional candidates, either in the second year (M2) of one of University Grenoble Alpes Master's programs or in European Master in AI Unite!,eMAI (M2 level in 2023-2024).

To be eligible, candidates are expected to be accepted and registered in one of the Master's programs listed below at Université Grenoble Alpes.

All excellent students (master students or engineering students) are invited to apply.

EFELIA-MIAI will offer 10 scholarships for each academic year (8000 €) .

For the academic year from September 2023 to June 2024, the distribution of the scholarships will be as follows :

  • 4 scholarships awarded to Master 2 programs labelled "Core AI" (see list below)
  • 4 scholarships awarded to Master 2 programs labelled "AI and Applications" (see list below)
  • 2 scholarships awarded to the European Master in AI Unite!,eMAI (M2 level in 2023-2024)

Award conditions :

  • The scholarship is intended to support selected students willing to work in the field of Artificial Intelligence for both their Master and PhD. It is expected that funded students apply, at the end of their Master, to a doctoral program within one of the Grenoble research laboratories
  • Master 2 programs include 2 semesters : approximately 5 months of courses and 5 months of research thesis
  • The scholarship is allocated for 2 semesters (4000€ each semester, or 800€ per month) as follows. After registration (usually at end of august or in september) 4000€ are allocated for the first semester. In November each allocated student has to attest that his.her research thesis will be performed in the field of AI. In this case, the scholarship is given for the second semester (4000€ = 5 more months for a total amount given of 8000€ ). If the student does not perform his thesis in AI, then the scholarship cannot be extended (total amount given for one semester,5 months, is 4000€)
  • The European Master in AI Unite! is a 2-year program. The Emai Master M2 program in Grenoble starts from sept 2023. The scholarship is awarded for the semester or year of the Master spent in Grenoble (M1 or M2)

Application :

Master 2 programs "Core AI" 
A Master Committee ranks excellent candidates who have been admitted in M2 "Core AI" at University Grenoble Alpes for 2023-2024

The selection board will take place in early June 2023

Master 2 programs "AI and application" 
Applications should be sent by Email in a unique PDF file to: and before April 28th, 2023 (12:00 am) for the first round of selection. The first selection board will take place in early May 2023

If, at the end of this first round, not all grants are awarded, applications received between 28 April and 31 May 2023 may be considered in a second round, during June 2023

The application has to include the following information :

  • A letter of commitment indicating the chosen Master 2 program at Université Grenoble Alpes and specifying that the student commits to work on a research topic related to MIAI research themes during her/his Master thesis. Students will be asked to write a report (around 30 pages) at the end of the Master year on the topic they have finally selected
  • A CV
  • Academic trancripts from the last 2 academic years translated to French or English when appropriate
  • Master application number: before applying to the EFELIA-MIAI scholarship, it’s necessary to apply to a master 2 program of "Université Grenoble Alpes". To be eligible, applicants have to be admitted in 2023-2024 in one M2 program
The European Master in AI Unite! 
A Master Committee ranks the candidates ranks excellent candidates who have been admitted in its M2 program in 2023-2024.The selection board will take place in early June 2023.

Important : The scholarship is dependent on your acceptance in the Master's program 
  • You have to apply separately to the master's programs, following their application requirements
  • If you are not accepted in the Master's program of your choice, then you are not eligible for the scholarship
  • You will be informed of the award results after each admission round
  • Candidates who are awarded a scholarship will be sent all necessary documents before June 30th, 2023

Masters 2 eligible for the grant

Trainings Schools
MOSIG - Master of Science in Informatics Grenoble INP Ensimag & IM2AG
MSIAM - Science in Industrial and Applied Mathematics Grenoble INP Ensimag & IM2AG
Science in Cybersecurity Grenoble INP Ensimag & IM2AG
Mastère spécialisé in Big Data Grenoble INP Ensimag & GEM
Sciences cognitives - Cognition Naturelle ou Artificielle Grenoble INP Phelma & UGA
SIGMA Signal and Image Processing Methods & Applications Grenoble INP Phelma
Master TSI - Mobile, Autonomous and Robotic Systems (MARS) Grenoble INP ENS3
Master in Electrical Engineering for smart grids and buildings (SGB) Grenoble INP ENS3
Mechanics Grenoble INP & UGA
Sustainable Industrial Engineering Grenoble INP Génie industriel
Statistiques et science des données UGA - IM2AG
MiSCIT - Science in Systems, Control and Information Technologies UGA - Phitem
MISTRE - Science in Microéléctronique Intégration des Systèmes Temps Réels et Embarqués UGA - Phitem
Science in Physique UGA - Phitem
Sciences de la terre et des planètes, environnement UGA - Phitem
ORCO - Science in Operations Research, Combinatorics and Optimization UGA
Master 2 parcours sécurité internationale et défense UGA 
Psychology UGA
Psychologie - Parcours Neuropsychologie et neurosciences cliniques UGA
MIASHS parcours Business & data analyst UGA
MIASHS parcours Informatique et cognition UGA
MIASHS parcours Informatique et sciences sociales (DCISS) UGA
Droit de la propriété intellectuelle et des nouvelles technologies UGA
Carrières Juridiques et Numériques internationales UGA
Droit des libertés UGA
Science in Philosophie UGA - ARSH
Sciences sociales UGA - SHS
Sciences du langage UGA - LIDILEM
Biologie UGA - Chimie Biologie
Génie des procédés et des bio-procédés UGA - Chimie Biologie
Health engineering UGA - Faculté de médecine
Science in Entrepreneuriat numérique UGA - Grenoble IAE
Management des Systèmes d'Information parcours Intelligence des Données UGA - Grenoble IAE
Advances in Finance and Accounting (AFA) UGA - Grenoble IAE

Engineering degrees

Trainings Schools
Filière ISI - Ingénierie des systèmes d’information Grenoble INP Ensimag
Filière MMIS - Modélisation, Mathématiques, Images, Simulation Grenoble INP Ensimag
Filière IF - Ingénierie Financière Grenoble INP Ensimag
Filière SEOC - Systèmes embarqués et objets connectés Grenoble INP Phelma - Ensimag
Filière SICOM - Signal, Image, Communication et Multimédia Grenoble INP Phelma - Ense3
Filière ASI - Automatique et Systèmes Intelligents Grenoble INP Phelma - Ense3
Diplômes d'ingénieur Génie industriel Grenoble INP Génie Industriel
Diplôme d'ingénieur Informatique RICM Polytech Grenoble
Diplôme d'ingénieur Technologies de l'information pour la santé Polytech Grenoble
Informatique et Electronique des Systèmes Embarqués (IESE) Polytech Grenoble
Parcours numérique Ense3 Grenoble INP Ense3
Filière Biomedical engineering Grenoble INP Phelma