Team Total

Meet Team Total! These students have all received funding through the Team Total annual grants program for their innovative ideas for better energy, study and research trips, adventure challenges and more. Team Total funding gives students the chance to take their project to the top!

Our grants have helped students with their studies, extra-curricular fun and humanitarian projects and enabled student associations and student chapters to organize a range of activities.

Discover more about the Team Total experience by checking out interviews with former funding recipients here.

Team MakEAGE

Team MakEAGE from Makerere University in Uganda realized two different dreams when they successfully applied for funding to attend the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) annual conference. Not only did the team of five achieve their ambition of attending the 79th EAGE conference, but as the 2017 event was sponsored by Total in Paris, ...

Les Voiles des Mines

We are very proud of ‘Les Voiles des Mines’ team, from École des Mines de Douai, winners of a Team Total 2017 ‘Push your Limits’ Grant. They used the funding to attend this leading European student sporting event in Europe, with over 3000 participants from 160 world-class universities.  Here’s what team member Martin had to say in th...


Julian R., Adrian M., Marco O. and Ashima W., all students at the National University of Singapore, are part of the winning team for a Team Total Sky Grant: Tolosa Water Systems. Interview with Julian R., who convinced Total with this innovative project designed to help the population of the Philippines.   How did your project begin? Where has the...

Gabrielle and Mohamed

Gabrielle J., 22, and Mohamed N., 23, both 2nd year students at ESCPI ParisTech, are part of the winning team for the Team Total Go For It Grant: Tofu Solidaire. Interview with two combative and generous students…   What was the origin of the idea behind the project?   G.J. We are a team of 12 students all in the same year and all membe...

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François M., 23 and in his 3rd year of doing a double diploma in Engineering and Management at ENSTA in Brittany and Audencia, is the skipper for the winning Team Total Sea Grant ‘Audencia Voile’ in the EDHEC boat race.   “At ENSTA, I chose to study Marine Engineering specializing in the conception of offshore platforms. I have been passionate abo...

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Alexandre D., 24, 4th year student at INSA Toulouse, participated in the Spi Dauphine boat race in the South-West of France, as team skipper for the winning Team Total Sea Grant ‘Team Voile INSAT’.   “I first started sailing when I was five, on a small sail boat, then on an Optimist at sailing school. I moved on to catamarans and later a regular s...

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Nicolas and Simon

Nicolas R., Drilling Engineer at Total, and Simon S., 21, in his 4th year at INSA Toulouse, make up the winning team for the Total Land Grant ‘Totally Raidy’. The team entered Raid Centrale Paris sporting the Total colors in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence region of France. A two man adventure and a week high in emotion…   Could you tell us a bit abou...

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Louis and Grégoire

Louis D., 31, Project Engineer in Exploration and Production at Total, and Grégoire T. du B., 22, and in his 2nd year at Centrale-Supélec Rennes, together led the winning team for the Team Total Land Grant. ‘Supélec Galaxy’ took part in the Raid Centrale Paris in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence region, France. They tell us all about the most memorable moments fr...

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