Masters Degree Scholarships for Developing Countries (Uganda, Kenya, Africa and Asia)

Brief description:

VLIR-UOS awards scholarships to students from developing countries so that they can follow a Master’s Programme in Belgium. The master’s programmes, lasting one or two academic years, focus on specific problems of developing countries. These are designed to enable graduates to share and apply acquired knowledge in the home institution and country.



Host Institution(s):

Academic Institutions and Universities in Belgium:

• Universiteit Antwerpen
• Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
• Universiteit Gent
• Universiteit Hasselt (tUL inclusief)
• Vrije Universiteit Brussel


Fields of study/Programmes:


International Master Programmes 2011-2012

• Master of Development Evaluation and Management
• Master of Globalization and Development
• Master of Governance and Development
• Master of Human Settlements

International Master Programmes 2011-2013

• Master of Aquaculture
• Master of Biology – Specialisation Human Ecology
• Master of Biostatistics
• Master of Environmental Sanitation
• Master of Food Technology
• Master of Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management (Oceans & Lakes)
• Master of Molecular Biology (IPMB)
• Master of Nematology
• Master of Nutrition and Rural Development (Main Subject: Human Nutrition)
• Master of Physical Land Resources
• Master of Water Resources Engineering

The brief description of each Master’s Programme is found at this page.

Number of Awards:

Every year, VLIR-UOS awards up to 180 scholarships to first-year master’s students.


Target group:

Residents and nationals of the following countries are eligible for a VLIR-UOS scholarship:

Africa
Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Asia
Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Palestinian Administered Areas, Philippines, Vietnam

Latin America
Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, Peru, Surinam



Scholarship value/inclusions:


The scholarships cover all related expenses.


Eligibility/Admission Requirements:

Applicants applying both for academic admission and for a VLIR-UOS scholarship need to consider both the admission requirements to the and the scholarship criteria. Applicants should therefore refer to the websites of the participating Masters Programmes for specific eligibility/admission requirements.

Scholarship Criteria:

Study results will be taken into consideration during the selection but relevant professional experience and prospects for applying the acquired insights after return to the country are the most important academic selection criteria.

See the VLIR-UOS scholarship criteria.



Application instructions:



The host university is in charge of the academic admission of applications. The host university – not the applicant – forwards the applications for a scholarship to the VLIR-UOS secretariat after the academic admission.

The academic admission procedure are specific for every programme. It is important to visit the main website (links found above) of the specific Master’s Programme you have chosen for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Deadline for application to Master’s Programme is 1 February 2011. You can apply for a VLIR-UOS scholarship from the 1st of October 2010



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