6G / Wireless Excellence Scholarships

EURECOM 6G Wireless Excellence scholarship program

 6G / Wireless Excellence Scholarships

For our next 2021 fall intake (September 2021), EURECOM and the OpenAirInterface Software Alliance (www.openairinterface.org), have combined their forces to jointly establish a new EURECOM 6G Wireless Excellence scholarship program open to highly motivated students who wish to pursue a Master of Science in Mobile computing systems and who can demonstrate their potential in some of the following fields:

Wireless Communications, Mobile Computing, Networking, Mobile Applications and Services, communication theory, Signal Processing and learning for networks.


Candidate selection is based on excellence and motivation.


Field of study:


Eligible Master offered at EURECOM: Master of Science in Mobile Computing Systems


Type of Awards:


Ø  Several EXCELLENCE scholarships with a monetary value of 5.000 euros. The number of scholarships will depend on the number of applicants.


Target group:

All excellent students applying to our master in Mobile Computing systems.


Scholarship payment:


For external applicants, the program includes several EXCELLENCE scholarships of EUR 5.000 for the complete master duration (24 months). The scholarship is paid out to the awarded student after arrival at EURECOM (Nov-Dec 2021 to be confirmed).


Please note that :

Ø  Accommodation, tuition fees, visa fees, etc. must be paid by scholarship holders and non-holders alike.

Ø  Scholarship can’t be combined with other EURECOM’s scholarship programs (Carnot scholarship or partial tuition fee waiver’s program.)

Ø  The payment of the scholarship is conditioned on the student starting his MSc program in the Fall 2021 (it can’t be deferred to a later time).

Ø Scholarships are to be used for intake in academic year 2021/22 only.




Three Criteria:


1-      holding a Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Computer science, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computer Engineering, etc) from a recognized top university :

-          must appear in one of the international ranking list: THE, QS, ARWU

-          or in Top 50 Chinese Universities according to ARWU , Top 50 Indian engineering colleges or universities (NIRF India)

-          Depending on the case, top universities of the country appearing in THE, QS, ARWU, CS Ranking, Scimago by subject : Computer Science and ICT;  or Location:  Asia or Latin America ranking or in QS BRICS, Asia, Latin America, Arab Region or EECA (Emerging Europe and Central Asia) ranking


2-      Minimum Overall GPA score of 3.5/4 (Or CGPA of 7/10) or belonging to the top 10% of your graduating class (an official document issued by your university that proves you are among the top 10% of your graduating class, such as a statement signed and stamped by your University, a reference letter, a class ranking certificate, etc.)


3-      Demonstrate a proven interest in some of the fields of specialization: Wireless Communications, Mobile Computing, Networking, Mobile Applications and Services, communication theory, Signal Processing and learning for networks (a short letter of explanation will be required).


The selection of candidates and the granting of the scholarship is done based solely on the evaluation of the academic records of the candidates, their motivation and the recognition of their university.


Application instructions:

The application is done via the same online form as your application to a Master’s program (http://www.eurecom.fr/sifi/admission/).  

It is however necessary to specify in your motivation letter that you also want to be considered for one of the EURECOM 6G/Wireless Excellence scholarships.


Besides the normal application package, you will also be asked to upload three (3) additional “EURECOM 6G/Wireless Excellence scholarship” specific documents:


1-      Proof of excellence of your university (ex: screenshot of ranking webpage)

2-      Your overall GPA or belonging to top 10% of your class (one page where the information is highlighted)

3-      One short letter describing your past experience/courses and interests in the field (one page maximum).


Applications can be filled online from 01 February to 15 June 2021.

Accepting an offer

Scholarships need to be accepted within two weeks of formal notification. Scholarships not accepted will be reallocated. Please ensure you check your contact email regularly.