Finance & Scholarships

There are many options available to you to finance your studies


Work-study / Apprenticeship

The tuition fees for work-study students are paid by the host company. There are two types of work-study contract:

  • a professionalisation contract, accompanied by a remuneration of 80% of the SMIC (taxable).
  • an apprenticeship contract, with remuneration of 53 or 61% of the SMIC (non-taxable).

Our programs accessible in work-study:

BTS Bachelor Pro Path

On the Nice campus, the first two years of our BTS Bachelor Pro Path, dedicated to the preparation of the BTS exam, can be followed in work-study (for all specialisations).

Grande École Programme

In Paris, as in Nice, the master cycle can be followed in work-study (for all the majors of the 4th and 5th years).


For more information on the IPAG work-study programme, you can contact:

Work-study scheme for the B driving licence (state aid)

Apprentices who have reached the age of majority may be eligible for state aid to finance their B driving licence. An amount of €500 will be paid by the state if the following conditions are met:

  • They are at least 18 years old
  • They have a current apprenticeship contract;
  • Be engaged in a course to obtain a B driving licence.


The CROUS scholarship

If you are under 28 years of age, you can benefit from a CROUS scholarship, under certain conditions and depending on the programme. The amount of the grant is determined on the basis of family income, according to a scale established each year by the Ministry of National Education. These scholarships can be combined with those from the IPAG.

For more information about the CROUS scholarships, you can contact:

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Merit-based aid from the National Education

Any student with a scholarship who has obtained a mention Très Bien in the baccalauréat. (Centre régional des oeuvres universitaires et scolaires (CROUS). The amount is fixed by interministerial decree and may vary according to the year in which the baccalauréat was obtained.

For more information on the CROUS grant, you can contact

IPAG's Financial Aid*

Excellence Scholarship

50% off tuition fees for the first year is granted:

  • To all students who have passed the baccalaureate with highest honors
  • To students on state scholarships who have passed the baccalaureate with honors

Merit Scholarship

Every year, on every campus, the best students on the Grande École Programme outside PGE3 are rewarded for their excellent results in the form of reduced tuition fees.

Eligibility criteria: Academic results.
Value : Financial award from the school for the top 3 students in each super promotion, regardless of the student's status (alternating or not). If alternating: transfer to the student. For the PGE5, the first 3 students in the initial training super promotion and the first 3 students in the Double Diploma super promotion are awarded.

Family Scholarship

Any student who has a brother or sister studying at the same time at IPAG in a PGE, Bachelor or BTS programme. The year of study is not necessarily the same.

Eligibility criteria: Number of members of the same family studying at IPAG.
Value: 25% reduction on the annual tuition fees for the 2nd child enrolled at the school in a PGE or Bachelor programme. The amount is paid in the form of an endowment.

Alumni "Child" program

A 10% discount on tuition fees is given to all children of our graduates, regardless of the programme.

Alumni "sponsorship" programStudents on the Grande Ecole Programme in their 1st year at each campus can benefit from a 10% reduction on the tuition fees for the first year of the PGE, provided they are sponsored by an IPAG Paris or Nice graduate.

IPAG Scholarship

The school has set up specific scholarships for the Grande École and Bachelor programmes, granted by an allocation committee, subject to means-tested and academic results. This scholarship is available to Grand École Programme, Bachelor and BTS students.

European and regional scholarships (PUBLIC AIDS)

If you want to study or do an internship abroad, in Europe or elsewhere, some scholarships can cover part of the costs of your project.


This financial aid enables you to finance your study stay or work placement in one of the countries of the European Union.

In the case of a study stay, it is allocated in the countries according to:

  • High cost of living (Austria, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom): €200/month for a study grant and €350/month for a work placement grant. In the other EEA countries, Turkey and Macedonia: €150/month for a study grant and €300/month for an internship grant.
  • The duration and type of your mobility project: study or work placement.
  • Grants may be awarded in part depending on the number of applicants.
  • Non-resource-tested study grants
  • Internship grants are reserved for those with a QF of less than €25,000 and are awarded subject to the budget available and depending on the number of applications.

Regional Grants AMIE et PRAME

The AMIE (Aide à la Mobilité Internationale des Étudiants) grant from the Ile-de-France region and the PRAME (Programme Régional d'Aide à la Mobilité Étudiante) grant from the Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur region are regional grants that cannot be combined with the Erasmus+ grant.

  •     The PRAME grant can cover part of the cost of your stay abroad. It is available to students enrolled in a regional higher education establishment preparing a state-approved degree.
  •     The AMIE grant is available to all IPAG Paris students studying for a PGE and going abroad for a semester.

The Île-de-France AMIE expatriation grant
The AMIE grant varies according to the budget allocated by the IDF Regional Council, but generally ranges between €250 and €450 per month maximum.

PRAME Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur regional expatriation grant
The PRAME grant is €100 to €400 per month for a minimum of 3 months for a study stay, and 2 months for a work placement, up to a maximum of €2,000.


For more information about the grants, you can contact:



Bank loans

Some banks offer IPAG students student loans at preferential rates.

In Paris, you can contact:

Caisse d'Epargne: Paris Saint-Germain-des-Prés
15 rue du Four, 75006 Paris

Caisse d'Epargne: Paris Saint Charles
123 rue Saint Charles 75015 Paris

0.800.84.04.04 (Free service and call)
Privilege code: 364

Campus 2023 offer:
CAMPUS 2023 advantages (
Offers Young Web Supports
International Student Offers

BNP Paribas
More information on the offer

Société Générale
More information on the offer

In Nice, you can contact:

Caisse d'Épargne Côte d'Azur:
8 place Garibaldi, 06300 NICE
6 Masséna, 06300 NICE


Campus offers 2023 :
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Caisse Epargne CAZ_Offers PACK PRO Partner School_2023

BNP Paribas:
More information on the offer

Société Générale:
15 B Rue Lepante, 06000 Nice
04 93 62 77 64
8 Av Jean Médecin, 06000 Nice
04 92 17 57 44

IPAG privilege offer:
More information on the offer

Moreover, in addition to these measures, students in the Grande École Programme can benefit from other specific financial aid such as installments for the payment of tuition fees.