It possesses close scholarships at Oxford and Cambridge universities.
The national government has founded several scholarships (some in art) for study abroad.
A number of entrance scholarships and leaving scholarships tenable at the universities are offered annually.
His widow left a sum of Ioo,000 francs to the Institut de France, to found in his memory scholarships in political economy or law.
It is not compulsory, nor is it entirely gratuitous, but the fees are small and the state offers a great many scholarships, by means of which a clever child can pay for its own instruction.