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Scholarships and financial aid

Annual Scholarships

Scholarships based on social criteria

(for French students only)

Scholarships are granted by the CROUS for one year. Please note: Renewals are not automatic! Every year, students need to apply for scholarships between January and May by logging in online at:

In order to receive scholarship payments, students must attend classes and examinations. The criteria taken into account can be consulted on the website

Fédéeh scholarships to help young people with disabilities succeed

(for French students only)

To encourage higher education after graduating from high school, this scholarship programme is aimed at students with disabilities. Deadline for submission of applications: 30 September 2020.
More information:

Social and financial aid

Aide Sociale Individuelle de l’Université - ASIU (individual social assistance from the University)

The A.S.I.U. provides personalised financial help to students experiencing difficulties. The aid is granted depending on the emergency situation experienced by the student. It may concern rent or current expenses.

For who? Any Université Paris-Saclay students enrolled in academic studies at one of the university faculties, and who are under 35 years old.

It is part of a global action policy (social and educational) and provides personalised financial help to the students of Université Paris-Saclay who are experiencing difficulties.
All requests are exclusively dealt with by a CROUS social worker / administration department: +33 (0)01 69 15 70 64. See contact details at the bottom of the page.

Specific CROUS grants for students under 35 years old experiencing particular difficulties

There are 2 different types:

The age limit is 35 years old, including students who have resumed their studies.

Accommodation grants

  • The ALS, Allocation Logement à caractère Social (social accommodation grant), is for all students. It is calculated according to your financial resources.
  • The APL, Aide Personnalisée au Logement (personal housing allowance), is for students living in accommodation for which an agreement has been signed between the landlord and the CAF. HLM social housing is included in this. The APL is calculated based on family financial resources and the price of your rent. The amount is then deducted from the rent and paid to the landlord or the tenant. Find out more from the Caisse d'Allocation Familiale (benefits office) in the département where you live.

Carry out a simulation:…

  • Visale, a rental deposit allowing students with an income, but without a personal guarantor, to access accommodation more easily: to find out more, please go to the Accommodation page.

See if you’re eligible:

Allowances for diversity in the Public Service

Designed to provide financial support to the most deserving applicants to prepare for certain Public Service competitive examinations. It is granted with regard to resources and merit, and is managed by the Île de France Region Prefecture. One campaign per year / application to be submitted by 23 September 2020 at the latest.…

Material aid

Aide Matérielle et Informatique Individuelle - AMII (individual material and computing aid)

Université Paris-Saclay offers financial help to students to support them in their course within one of its university faculties. The AMII committee meets once a month to study the applications. This grant is attributed based on financial resources. Students may receive a grant of €350 for a computer, €150 for a tablet and €50 for Internet access.

For the year 2019/2020, 507 students received this financial aid, 232 of which during the health crisis period. If you would like to apply for this financial aid, you can ask the Direction de la vie étudiante et égalité des chances (Student life and equal opportunities department) or submit your application via the online form.

Contact: Practical life centre and social welfare unit,

Loan of a laptop

The Student Life Department has laptops available to loan. Contact:

Mutual aid amongst students

Agoraé (space for exchange and solidarity consisting of a living space open to all)

To assist students experiencing financial difficulties, the Epicerie Solidaire et Lieu de Vie étudiante ESLV Paris-Saclay association has opened a social and solidarity shop. Located in building 308 (1st floor) of the Orsay university campus, AGORAé sells products at 80-90% cheaper than in normal shops.
Students who would like to access this shop can fill out a beneficiary application with the social workers in building 332 (2nd floor): +33 (0)01 69 15 70 64.

Contact :

Contact of the Service Social du CROUS de Versailles


    From 13 July to 28 August 2020 :

    On 31 August 2020: in-person appointments will be resumed

Contact: Ms Dubled - phone number: 

Versailles Saint Quentin area

Students from Versailles and Saint Quentin

Students in higher education institutions situated in department 78:

Ms BOUCHAIN, a social service worker, will receive you by appointment on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at Maison des Etudiants Marta Pan 1 allée de l’Astronomie 2ème étage bureau 215 78280 Guyancourt
(transport: RER C Station St Quentin)

To take an appointment by phone: 01 69 15 70 64  or email:

Sceaux Chatenay-Malabry area

Students from UFR de Droit at Sceaux

Students in higher education institutions situated in the cities of Sceaux, Bourg-la- Reine, Antony, Fontenay aux Roses, Bagneux, Montrouge, Malakoff, Châtillon and Vanves.

Ms NDONGMEZA, a social service worker, will receive you without appointment on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday morning at  CROUS résidence Jean Zay at Antony,  55 avenue du Général de Gaulle.

Monday morning without appointment at the Faculty of Pharmacy at Châtenay Malabry 5 rue Jean Baptiste Clément office AH 103

(transport: RER B Station Robinson)

To take an appointment: 01 69 15 70 64

Orsay area

Students from Orsay campus

Students in higher education institutions situated in the cities of Athis Mons, Bures sur Yvette, Dourdan, Etampes, Gif sur Yvette, Limours, Longjumeau, Massy,  Palaiseau, Orsay, les Ulis.

Ms CATALA et Ms JAFFRO   social service workers will receive you without appointment every morning except Thursday at Uuniversité Paris-Saclay Building 332 – 2nd floor

(transport: RER B Station Bures sur Yvette)

To take an appointment:  01 69 15 70 64

Practical life centre and social welfare unit contact

Université Paris-Saclay
Direction de la Vie Étudiante
Bâtiment 311
91405 Orsay Cedex