International Scholars

Over 1000 future energy leaders from around the world have been selected as Total International Scholars since 2004. With the Total International Scholarships Program, Total’s local affiliates identify promising students who intend to return to their country of origin at the end of their training in France. It’s part of Total’s sustainable development policy and our commitment to local partners.

You can find out more about the program here.

Discover former Scholars’ accounts of their experiences studying and living in France.

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Heather

International Scholars

Meet Heather! She’s one of Total E&P Brunei’s Education Scholarship recipients.   “I have always been interested in oil and gas; the main industry in Brunei. I first arrived in France in 2012 for a pre-university course together with 10 other students at the Tours Institute of Technology (IUT) where I studied Chemical & Process Engineering...

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Fatimah

International Scholars

Following her Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering in 2014, Fatimah left Indonesia to study at Ecole Centrale Nantes. After completing her first year of a Master’s in Engineering in Applied Mechanics, this 22-year-old student, passionate about cultures and intercultural differences, is about to start her second year, hoping that when she gets her degree, she...

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Christina

International Scholars

Christina was the first ever student from Cyprus to join the International Scholarships Program at Total. After obtaining her Master’s degree at IFP School in France, she was offered a position with Total E&P Cyprus as a Drilling Engineer Trainee.   Christina, you spent two years in France during which you obtained your Master’s degree in Rese...

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Baptista

International Scholars

In 2012, Baptista obtained a scholarship from Total E&P Angola to pursue his studies in France; he is currently completing his Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of  Pau.   Baptista, you were granted a scholarship from Total E&P Angola after studying in one of the Eiffel Network secondary schools. Can you tel...

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Hossam

International Scholars

Hossam is the first student of the International Scholarships Program to be admitted to the prestigious École Polytechnique. This 22-year-old Yemeni arrived in France three years ago.     Hossam, our readers want to know all about you!    I arrived in France after I got a scholarship from Yemen LNG, in collaboration with...

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Mayra

International Scholars

Introducing Mayra! She’s from La Paz in Bolivia and studied as a Total International Scholar at the French Petroleum Institute (IFP) in Rueil-Malmaison. After two years, she has just obtained her Masters in Petroleum Engineering and Product Development.   “Before coming to France, I did an undergraduate degree in Petroleum Engineering at the Unive...

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