Funding opportunities

Ghent University

Scholarships for visiting staff from Latin America

Belgium

VLIR-UOS: VLIR-UOS supports partnerships between universities and university colleges, in Flanders and in the South, looking for innovative responses t global and local challenges. VLIR-UOS funds cooperation projects between professors, researchers and teachers.

Master Grants: Ghent University provides a topping up grant including tuition fee waivers to the best 20 candidates from developing countries who wish to obtain a master's degree at Ghent University.

Belgian Techical Cooperation Grants: The BTC's Scholarship Unit implements the scholarship files, welcomes the students and provides them with guidance for the duration of their academic training and stay in Belgium.

Federal Science Policy Office (BELSPO): Postdoctoral grants for non-EU researchers.

Special Research Fund (BOF): PhD scholarships for candidates from developing countries.

FWO: The FWO supports fundamental and strategic scientific research, stimulates international cooperation and promotes equal opportunity.

Transition Fellowship Programme: The aim of this programme is to promote exchange of students between Belgium/Flanders and 4 countries in transition, i.e. Brazil, Morocco, South Africa and Turkey.

Beurzen van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap - Mexico: Foreign citizens who are interested in studying for a specialization, master's degree or doctorate, conducting graduate or postdoctoral research, or taking part in an undergraduate or graduate level academic mobility program in Mexico.

The Flemish government: the Master Mind Programme offers a limited number of grants for international Master degree students. Please note that it is Ghent University which selects the potential candidates for these grants, which is to be validated by the Flemish government

Generieke beurzen UGent

Bilateral agreements, see 'Latin American Partners'

Europe

Erasmus+: The programme gives opportunities to students, trainees, staff and volunteers to spend a period abroad to increase their skills and employability.

Horizon2020: The biggest EU research and innovation programme and aims at breaking down barriers to create a genuine single market for knowledge, research and innovation.

EuropeAid: The Commission's Directorate-General for international Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO) is responsible for designing European international cooperation and development policy and delivering aid throughout the world.

Latin America

Organización de los Estados Americos, OEA

Argentina

Estudiar en Argentina

CONICET

Bolivia

VLIR-UOS

Brazil

Science without Borders

SGroup - Icon programme

Print programme

Chile

How to study in Chile

CONICYT

Becas Chile

Colombia

Colciencias

ICETEX 

Costa Rica

Fonabe

Cuba

VLIR-UOS

Ecuador

Senescyt

VLIR-UOS

Guatemala

VLIR-UOS

Haiti

VLIR-UOS

Mexico

Conacyt

Amexcid

Nicaragua

VLIR-UOS

Panama

IFARHU

Paraguay

Conacyt

Peru

Pronabec

VLIR-UOS

Beca Presidente de la República

Suriname

VLIR-UOS

Uruguay

AUCI

MEC

ANII