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IMPORTANT: Applications for class 20 will open on November 8, 2023.

Please read all the information below before starting your application.


When you apply to join i-MESC, you apply automatically for  an EMJM or an industrial scholarship granted by our associated partners (ALISTORE-ERI, CIC ENERGIGUNE, RS2E, UMICORE, etc.).

These fellowships will be awarded to the best ranked applicants.

Every year, we do our best to propose a funding to each selected student but we cannot guarantee it.If we select you without any allocation, you are invited to join us by self-financing your studies.


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The application form for Class 20 is open until February 29th 5:00 pm (Paris time)

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If you experience difficulties while creating your account, please contact Mrs Julie Bodelu: julie.bodelu[at]


List of required supporting documents

Copy of ID Document

Accepted documents:

  • Passport;
  • ID card.

If the applicant’s passport or ID card is expired, she/he can upload a copy of the expired one, but she/he commits herself/himself to provide the valid one upon receipt.

Proof of residence

Accepted documents:

  • a bill (e.g. electricity, gaz, phone, water consumption);
  • tax payer document;
  • bank account statement;
  • home insurance.

Documents not accepted :

  • ID papers;
  • Declaration on Honour;
  • Voter card.

Transcripts of records

We need certified copies (with the stamp of the university) of these documents and they must be translated into English, by a sworn translator.

Curriculum Vitae

Please use the Europass model.

Limited to 2 pages.

Statement of purpose

There is no imposed template.

Limited to 500 words.

Essay on energy related topic

There is no imposed template.

Limited to 500 words.

2 recommendation letters

The applicant cannot write her/his own letter of recommendation. 

There is no imposed template, but they have to be written in English, on an official headed paper, and the letter must contain an official stamp.

They should come from academics or employers that supervised the candidate in the past.

The referee’s name, institution and contact details must be clearly stated.

If a referee wants to provide personally the i-MESC Consortium with the letter, they can send it by email to julie.bodelu[at] and jamila.tamimy[at]

Certificate of English Proficiency

The applicant must demonstrate at the application stage that she/he has the minimum level of English required by our programme. To do so, she/he has several options:

  • IELTS: minimum score required 6.5
  • TOEFL: Minimum score required 580 (paper based) / 237 (Computer based) / 87 (Internet based)
  • Cambridge English Qualifications: B2 First
  • CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages): B2
  • Applicants whose native language is English are exempted from taking a test.
  • Applicants whose native language is English are allowed to provide a Declaration on Honour.
  • Applicants who have previously followed studies in English are allowed to provide a certificate from their university of origin stating that the medium of instruction was English.
  • OLS test is not a valid language certificate.

Important: The ETS code of Université de Picardie Jules Verne for the TOEFL test is 5351. Please use this code to appoint UPJV a recipient of your test result. Your score will be then sent to us directly from the ETS.

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