Important information about this loan
You submit a loan application to one of the banks participating in the scheme (currently Société générale, Crédit Mutuel, C.I.C., Banques Populaires and Caisses d’Epargne in the B.P.C.E group). The bank will decide whether to grant you the loan, and under what conditions. To avoid families getting into financial difficulty, banks have discretion whether to grant the loan based on the information provided by the applicant.
The state guarantees 70% of the value of the loan.
You can defer repayment of the loan, in other words, you begin repayment 2 years after graduating, once you've secured employment.
Maximum amount: €15,000
The guarantee system rests upon a guarantee fund managed by bpifrance. The BPI France Student loan fund is replenished every year.
ICN Business School has partnerships with several banks, meaning our students can benefit from preferential conditions to fund their studies.
Erasmus + offers the opportunity to apply for a loan to study a Master's degree abroad. These loans are offered by participating banks and credit agencies.
This loan system, which was created in collaboration with the European Investment Bank, will be gradually rolled out to all Erasmus + programme countries. The loan guarantee system for students has been in place since mid-2015.
Students in higher education who have been granted a place on a Master's programme abroad can apply for an Erasmus + loan, provided the country participates in the programme. The country in question must be different from the student's country of residence and the country where he/she obtained their undergraduate degree (Bachelor's degree or equivalent).
The student can borrow up to €12,000 for a one-year Master's programme and €18,000 for a two-year Master's programme.
Students should contact participating banks and credit agencies directly.
Doing an internship at a business is a great way to make some money during your studies. Students also have the opportunity to spend an experience year in a company between their 2nd and 3rd year.
Comprehensive information about the different forms of financial support on offer can be found on the "Service Public" website
Grants based on social criteria from the Ministry for Higher Education and Research are awarded to students depending on their personal circumstances, how far they live from their place of study, and the type of course they're on (Bachelor's/Master's).
Apply for a grant (and/or student accommodation)
A €500 grant, which can be awarded in conjunction with other forms of financial support, for high school students who receive financial assistance and have applied to at least one university outside their regional education authority.
High school students who receive financial assistance can apply online at messervices.etudiant.gouv.fr
To be eligible for this grant, you must:
If you're eligible for this grant, the Parcoursup platform will inform you.
You'll l see "Mobilité" next to the application for the relevant university outside your regional education authority.
This grant is not available for current students who have changed their programme of study on Parcoursup, or high school students who don't currently get financial assistance and but will receive financial assistance in higher education. Only high school students currently in receipt of financial support are eligible.
The ERASMUS + programme aims to give students the opportunity to study abroad to improve their language skills, develop their cultural awareness and increase their employability. To discover the various opportunities offered by this programme, visit the Erasmus + website.
ERASMUS grants are awarded to students who want to go abroad as part of their university course. The length of stay must be a minimum of 1 month and a maximum of 12 months. During examination of their applications, students may be awarded an additional grant by their Regional Council.
ICN Business School is a signatory to the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE) which allows our undergraduate and postgraduate students to participate in the Erasmus + Programme. To participate in the programme, the following eligibility criteria apply:
The Lorraine DFCG, a longtime partner of ICN, offers a grant funded by the DFCG Foundation.
DFCG Foundation grants only apply to students on a finance or business management degree course. There are three selection requirements: you must be an outstanding student, on a finance/management course and have limited financial resources.
Students awarded the grant benefit from complete access to the DFCG network get free membership of the DFCG Association throughout their studies, and are put in touch with a sponsor.
IMPORTANT: students who are not studying a finance related course are not eligible for the DFCG grant and should therefore not apply.
Applications are open from the 24 June 2022
Grand Est region grants to support international mobility
To support international mobility, the Grand Est region offers financial support to allow students to undertake an internship abroad. The purpose of these grants is to support international mobility among students in order to boost their employability.
In 2015, Aquarius Abroad and its partners created the AQUARIUS Grant® to allow students to fund an internship abroad. It's the first grant in the world to cover all costs associated with your internship, up to €20,000. To benefit, the following eligibility criteria apply:
Financial eligibility criteria
Financial eligibility criteria
As part of ICN Business School's commitment to promote social inclusion, the school has a scholarship committee that, depending on your financial circumstances, may waive a portion of the tuition fees. We offer three types of scholarship:
ICN awards grants (covering a portion of the tuition fees for one year of study) to students joining the first year of the Grande Ecole programme, or a Bachelor's degree programme. In return, students agree to participate in events organised by the school.
The ICN endowment fund offers grants (covering a portion of the tuition fees for one year of study) to students on an ICN Grande Ecole Programme. Students receiving the grant also sign the agreement to participate in school events..
If you experience any unexpected hardship, the commission may waive one or several month's payment.
How to apply:
To apply for a waiver, please complete the online application by clicking here.
PLEASE NOTE: the link will be active until 24 May 2022 at 23:59. The social affairs committee will meet in on the 8th of June 2022.
Timetable - Social affairs commission
Submit your application online
Until 24/05/2022 at 23:59
Meetings in person or over Zoom
From 30/05/2022 until 07/06/2022
Social affairs commission: 1st week in December
To request information about the social affairs commission: email@example.com