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 country list 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.
You can find information on the scholarship allowances for VLIR-UOS scholars in Belgium intake 2012 in the document Allowances and guidelines for VLIR-UOS scholarships intake 2012.
- More information VLIR-UOS ITP.
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.
Ghent University organises 6 courses:
- 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)
Deadline has passed. New deadline will probably be February 2014.
This Ghent University program provides 10 Master Grants to candidates from developing countries who wish to obtain a master’s degree at Ghent University. The grants are available for a list of master programmes at Ghent University. They are awarded for the duration of the studies with a maximum of 2 years. In case of a two-year-programme the scholarship will only be paid for the full term if the student successfully completes the first year of the programme.
The scholarship consists of an allowance of 1000 euro per month plus the yearly tuition fee and once an installation fee of €500.
- Questions? Contact (in substitution of Liesbeth Vandepitte)
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).
As an applicant, you must of course meet other criteria, which has been specified in the call 2013.
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.