Nicolas Baudin Travel Grant [fr]

The Nicolas Baudin Travel Grant is designed to encourage students to undertake study, research or professional development in France.


The Embassy of France in Australia supports student mobility from Australia to France through the Nicolas Baudin Program, named for the French explorer and botanist who in 1802, at the same time as Matthew Flinders, charted the coast of New Holland (Australia). The Travel Grant covers the cost of a return flight ticket between Australia and France (up to the value of €1450). As recipients of a French government grant, the Laureates are also exempt from paying the application fees associated with their student visa.

Australian students can apply through the following frameworks:

  1. Students enrolled at an Australian university seeking to undertake a virtual research internship in a French laboratory in collaboration with a French company in the framework of the Internship in France initiative.
  2. Students enrolled at an Australian university taking part in an exchange program /study abroad at a French establishment.
  3. Students pursuing a full degree at a French university, including double degrees jointly offered by a French and an Australian university.


  • Students from all fields and disciplines are eligible to apply.
  • Students enrolled in Undergraduate, Honours, Masters programs are eligible to apply for the general stream.
  • PhD students are only eligible to apply for the “Internship in France” initiative scheme. Further information on mobility for PhD students can be found here.
  • Australian citizens and international students enrolled in Australian universities are eligible to apply. French citizens are not eligible.
  • A proof of proficiency in French will be required for students enrolling in programs which are taught in French.
    The Nicolas Baudin Travel Grant can only be awarded once.


Applications are closed.
Click here to download the application form

For further information or questions, please consult the FAQ before contacting

To hear testimonies from the Nicolas Baudin Program Laureates please click here.

Dernière modification : 21/07/2021

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