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Masters scholarships for International students

  • VLIR-UOS awards scholarships to students from 31 eligible countries in Africa, Asia and Latin-America, to follow an English-taught training or master programme at a Flemish university or university college in Belgium.

    Host Institution:

    Participating Belgian Flemish university or university college

    Fields of study:

    English Taught Training and Master’s Programme at participating Belgian Universities

     

    Target group:

    Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Cameroon, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, Palestinian Territories, Vietnam, Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, Peru

    Scholarship value:

    VLIR-UOS only provides full scholarships for the total duration of the training or Master. The scholarships cover allowance, accommodation, insurance, international travel and tuition fee.

    Eligibility Requirements:

    You can only apply for a scholarship if you meet the following requisites:

    Nationality and Country of Residence:

    A candidate should be a national and resident of one of the 31 countries of the VLIR-UOS country list for scholarships (not necessarily the same country) at the time of application.

    Age:

    The maximum age for a Master programme candidate is 35 years for an initial master and 40 years for an advanced master. The candidate cannot succeed this age on January 1 of the intake year.

    Professional background and experience:

    Priority is given to candidates who are employed in academic institutions, research institutes, governments, the social economy or NGOs, or who aim at a career in one of these sectors. However, master candidates employed in the profit sector or newly graduated candidates without any work experience can be eligible for the scholarship as well, depending on their motivation and profile. The training candidate should have relevant professional experience and a support letter confirming (re)integration in a professional context where the acquired knowledge and skills will be immediately applicable.

    Deadline: 1 Feb/1 Mar 2020 (annually)

    For more information on this scholarship, click this link.

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