Seniors and alumnae (up to 2 years after graduation) whom a member of the department of French Studies has agreed to sponsor. Normally, the sponsor will have taught the applicant at the 300 level or above.
Cumulative GPA and related minimum-level academic requirements: 3.5 over-all GPA; 3.7 in major
Sufficient knowledge of French to be able to function in an academic setting (language report required). Applicants will be able to link to the Language Report here once they have registered with the Smith Fellowships Program.
For study in the Humanities (Philosophy, Literature, History of Art, Classical Studies [Latin/Greek/Archaeology], General Linguistics), Social Sciences (History, Geography, Economics, Sociology, Anthropology, History and Philosophy of Sciences, Cognitive Sciences, Cinematographic Studies) and Sciences (Mathematics, Biology, Computer Science, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Sciences) at the Ecole Normale Supérieure, rue d’Ulm, France’s most prestigious institution of higher learning. No diploma or degree is conferred by the ENS.
Access to all courses, seminars, libraries and cultural activities of the ENS; free access to cours magistraux in all branches of the Université de Paris.
Housing provided by the ENS.
Students enrolling in seminars at the level of Master’s or D.E.A. (Diplôme d’Études Approfondies) or registering for programs leading to a diploma from the Université de Paris are responsible themselves for paying the tuition fees required.