Scholarship opportunity to pursue a master’s degree in public service at Sciences Po University

At the beginning of October, the application cycle to apply for the Master’s programs offered by the Paris School of International Affairs and the School of Public Affairs at the University of Sciences Po opened. Chilean candidates will be able to access a comprehensive financing package via the Luksic Scholarship with applications closing at the end of November.

With the aim of supporting the participation of Chileans in the Master’s programs at the Paris School of International Affairs and the School of Public Affairs, the Luksic Scholars Foundation created the Luksic Scholarship at Sciences Po, a scholarship that will be allocated by the University to three Chilean candidates who will begin their studies in September 2023. 

To access this opportunity, candidates must apply directly to the University and inform the university that they would like to be considered for the Luksic Scholarship on the application platform. Below, you can find more information about the requirements, application process, and other details regarding the Scholarship. 

Luksic Scholarship at Sciences Po

Application Dates: Individuals who wish to apply to the Master’s degree at Sciences Po and plan to request financial aid via the Luksic Scholarship, must submit their application between 03 October 2022 – 30 November 2022*. Applicants must apply directly to Sciences Po. Accepted candidates are then considered for the Luksic Scholarship via the financial aid protocols carried out by the university, which exclusively manages the adjudication of funding. 

*Interested individuals who do not plan to request financial aid may submit their application during the regular period from 03 October 2022 – 26 February 2023.

Program Location: Paris, France.

Program Duration: 2 years (start: August 2023 – end: June 2025)

Program Language: Classes are taught in English or French. Candidates must have proficiency in the language of the Master’s program, demonstrated by one of the following certifications:


  • TOEFL IBT: 100
  • IELTS Academic: 7
  • Cambridge C1 Advanced
  • Linguaskill General: 180
  • TOEFL Home edition: 100


  • TCF 500
  • DALF C1
  • C1 French certificate delivered by Sciences Po Summer School (CIEP label)

Programs eligible for the Luksic Scholarship at Sciences Po:

School of Public Affairs:

  • Master of Public Policy
  • Master of European Affairs 

Paris School of International Affairs: 

  • Master in International Governance and Diplomacy
  • Master in International Economic Policy
  • Master in International Development
  • Master in Human Rights and Humanitarian Action
  • Master in Environmental Policy
  • Master in International Energy
  • Master in Journalism and International Affairs
  • Master in International Security

The Luksic Scholarship includes: Full tuition coverage and a monthly stipend, based on a cost of living analysis, to cover living expenses for the entire program duration (2 years). 

Applicant Characteristics and Eligibility: Please refer to Sciences Po Application page as Sciences Po manages the admissions and selection processes of these programs. 

An information session was organized between Luksic Scholars Foundation and Sciences Po that took place on October 27th, 2022. It included a presentation from Sciences Po, as well as a conversation with two Luksic Scholars regarding the application process and their program experience. You can find the event recording below: