Higher education studies require a major financial investment and we understand just how important a consideration this is for you and your family. In this section you’ll therefore find 5 different categories of financing solutions available to you.
HOW TO FINANCE YOUR STUDIES AT THE ICD IN 5 POINTS?
BURSARIES & SCHOLARSHIPS
A variety of bursaries or scholarships can be awarded or deducted from tuition fees:
- Honorary bursaries: students can be awarded annual bursaries to a maximum of 1000 € according to different criteria: academic assessment and performance, income related situation and family context.
- Academic scholarships: 500 € for high school leavers obtaining the equivalent to 16/20 or more in the French Baccalaureate and 250 € for the equivalent to 14/20 or more.
- Sports scholarships: 500 € for students with elite athlete status (statut de sportif de haut niveau - S.H.N) and taking part regularly in competitions.
- International mobility (internship and academic study abroad semester in Europe): an Erasmus grant is awarded by the European Commission to finance a part of your trip or stay in higher education institutions having signed an Erasmus+ Charter agreement.
OUR PARTNER BANK AGREEMENTS
Groupe IGS has negotiated partnership agreements with banks to offer our students preferential rate loans that are repayable upon graduation. We can put you in touch with the following banks:
PERSONALISED FINANCING SOLUTIONS
Tuition fees can be paid in 3 or 6 installments to benefit from reduced monthly payments.
There is an upfront payment discount of 2% if you pay your annual tuition fees in full before or during registration.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR PAID INTERNSHIP WORK EACH YEAR AS OF YEAR 1
If you do an internship lasting for more than 2 months in the same company, you will be entitled to a monthly gratuity (for 2019, equivalent to 3.75 euros / hour or 577.50 euros / month full-time).
During their undergraduate studies, ICD students benefit from 10 months of internship experience: 2 months in year 1, 4 months in year 2 and 4 months in year 3.
1 DAY FREE PER WEEK SET ASIDE FOR STUDENT JOBS
This solution enables you to sign a part-time employment contract. The staff in our Business Engagement department will be happy to provide you with a list of contacts and student job offers.
For those students who are interested, we also offer them opportunities to become School Ambassadors, undertaking paid promotional activities outside their study schedule.