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Scholarship

Scholarship (French nationals only)
French students from the « Petite Section » kindergarten can benefit a scholarship if they are at least 3 years old by the first day of school year. This scholarship is granted by the Agency for French Education Abroad (AEFE) with an opinion of Scholarship Local Commission (Commission Locales de Bourses). The financial aid might be asked for the purpose of paying school fees, lunch fees or school bus fees.
The request is made year by year (it is not automatically renewed from one year to another).
Concerning the families who are now living in Thailand, a scholarship file is to be completed by February for the following school year.
The second round of attribution takes place in October for new residents and those who submitted an application form in February of which the situation might have profoundly evolved,. The parents have to inform the school Accounting Office of their request so that a schedule of particular payment will be arranged for them.
The LFIB informs parents via e-mail of opening date of the two scholarship campaigns.
Further information about financial aid is available on the website of the Embassy of France.
You can also contact le service social at the French Embassy
– by phone : 02 657 51 78 or 02 657 51 50
– by mail : social.bangkok-amba@diplomatie.gouv.fr
Opening of the first campaign of the scholarship 2018-2019
This financial support will be provided only for French nationality students schooling in :
• Lycée Français International de Bangkok
• Ecole Francophone de Pattaya
• Ecole française Internationale Jungle Samui
The forms and useful information can be read and downloaded from this link
Key dates for the first campaign
1. Deadline for the file submission by the families : March 19th, 2018
2. Foreseen period for the meeting of the Conseil consulaire en format bourses : April 4 to 25, 2018
3. Meeting date for the commission nationale des Bourses et decision notification to families : June 14, 2018
Families filing for a scholarship for the first time must, in first place, register in the Registre des Français établis hors de France..
It is recommended to fix a meeting with the Service Social of the French Embassy to file the application = complete = for the scholarchip as soon as possible :
– directly by phone at 02 657 5178 – 79,
– by e-mail (social.bangkok-amba@diplomatie.gouv.fr).

Attention : Any incomplete application file will not be considered as well as any filing after March 9th 2018 will be rejected.
Considering a huge demand when the deadline approaching, please do not wait for the last minute to fix a meeting !