Opportunities to study in France

A view of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France by night

Dominican students now have the opportunity to study in France or any other French speaking country through a newly implemented agreement between the French government and members states of the OECS.

Students can now study on their own or receive scholarships under this new arrangement.

Students who wish to take advantage of the program must possess CXC level grades and are required to pass a French proficiency test which is done at the Alliance Francaise in Roseau.

Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday afternoon, Director of Alliance Francaise Carole Bogdanovscky, said those who are interested in the program should go to Alliance Francais for assistance. “Every student wishing to study in France can come to Alliance Francaise and receive help for his or her application. Candidates will be given the opportunity to do the proficiency test at the end of February next year,” she said.

The deadline for receipt of applications is January 31st, 2013.

Students may study any subject area including medicine, science and law, according to Bogdanovscky.

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25 Comments

  1. Anonymous
    October 20, 2012

    Very good dececision Dominica Govt and its affiliates. I am really interested. However, there are a few questions that i would like to ask.. I am a dominican national living abroad, still holds a Dominican passport>> went to school up to the first year in secondary school in Dominica.Would i be eligible? Also, the scholarships that are being given, are they full scholarships providing housing and so on and final question…if one has a child, does that make the person still eligible.
    would be good to have the terms /conditions stated…that way can avoid unsuitable applicants.

  2. Freethinker
    October 20, 2012

    What a great opportunity! I hope some Dominicans take advantage of it to learn more and obtain a broader idea of the world around them.

  3. J
    October 20, 2012

    Oh God how I wish I could go and study. But I have a baby to take care of.

  4. interested
    October 19, 2012

    Can one study in french side St.Martin also

  5. french teacher
    October 19, 2012

    i am really interested in that.

  6. Jo
    October 19, 2012

    not so new but official on a wider scale. i myself with another compatriot had the opportunity to study in guadeloupe through a scholarship in 1999. at the time it was an agreement between our two schools but we worked hard and came back home with our diplomas, it was a great expérience. i now speak french fluently.

  7. hello
    October 18, 2012

    In which area of study?

    • 7.5 agreed
      October 19, 2012

      In any field! U doesn’t read. Stupessss

  8. me
    October 18, 2012

    want to know if there is a website to apply from while living in a different country and tou are a dominican native…

  9. Brother man
    October 18, 2012

    staelite dat would be good for u if they were offering to study piloting

  10. why tea
    October 18, 2012

    I am living in France,a few minutes from the capital,Paris. La Sorbonne isn’t too far and Université Paris 8 is from walking distance from my home. Who will want some help?

  11. Anonymous
    October 18, 2012

    I have been waiting to hear this for a loooooong time. Thank you God

  12. Yesssssssssss IIIIII
    October 18, 2012

    fRENCH IS THE BEST , i AM GONNAN GO FOR IT RIGHT AWAY . AND I KNOW I CAN DO IT .
    THANKS TO THE GOVERNMENT

  13. No Name No Warrant
    October 18, 2012

    There is a popular saying “See Paris and Die”

    What about “See Paris and Learn”..

    How can I get piece of that action…parlez vous francais???

  14. Anonymous
    October 18, 2012

    i in dat

  15. hmm
    October 18, 2012

    I difinetly interested in the scholarship !

  16. Satelite
    October 18, 2012

    Are they offering pilot training?

  17. wiseup
    October 18, 2012

    Sounds Great

  18. Anonymous
    October 18, 2012

    wow good opportunity for persons who have a passion for the french language like myself. So cool

  19. ..............
    October 18, 2012

    finally…sigh

  20. DA4LYFE
    October 18, 2012

    Great idea but I think we should promote these scholarship towards the young men on the island.Dominican women are achieving degrees at a fast rate compare to the young men on the island.Fellas stop playing psuedo gangster and get that education.

    DA4LYFE

  21. Suki
    October 18, 2012

    Thanks I think i’m going to try this out!

  22. trute
    October 18, 2012

    C’est une très bonne opportunité. Bonne chance à tous!

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