Scholarship possibilities for candidates from Developing Countries
VLIR finances 7 International Training Programmes (ITP). These are short-term training programmes, lasting one to four months. The International Training Programmes are designed for people from used for scholarships.with a certain degree of professional experience. Check the
They aim at transferring knowledge and skills, and create the possibility for cooperation and networking.
The International Course Programme (ICP) finances study programmes at Flemish Universities. These courses, which result in the diploma master after bachelor, can also be attended by students with other financial means.
Check the country list used for scholarships.
There are 7 courses at Ghent University:
- Master of Science in Aquaculture
- Master of Science in Environmental Sanitation
- Master of Science in Rural Development and Nutrition
- Master of Science in Food Technology (in cooperation with K.U.Leuven)
- Master of Science in Nematology
- Master of Science in Physical land Resources (in cooperation with the Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
- Master of Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management
Deadline has passed. New deadline will probably be February 2014.
Every year VLIR-UOS provides 10 scholarships to people who wish to carry out research on a development topic, in a so-called sandwich programme.
The research and doctoral program are geographically spread over two locations, namely the academic home institution and a Flemish university. In this way both local and Flemish expertise are combined to offer you and both research groups a win-win effect. The Selection Committee Research Scholarships assesses and ranks all proposals according to quality and relevance for the South.
You should be a national and resident of a developing country of the VLIR-UOS-country list that was applicable in the year you started your ICP studies or be on the country list used for the scholarships.
The call is open for people who graduated not earlier than 2008, or will graduate in 2013, from a Flemish, VLIR-UOS funded Master programme (ICP).
Deadline has passed, new deadline will probably be Februari 2014.
International Foundation for Science (IFS)
IFS supports young developing country scientists who have the potential for becoming the future research leaders and lead scientists in their nations. IFS helps young researchers with the start of their career and helps them to receive national and international recognition.