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VLIR-UOS Master and Traning Scholarships for Developing Countries 2018-2019

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Applications are currently been submitted for the  VLIR-UOS Master and Traning Scholarships for Developing Countries 2018-2019, eligible persons are welcome to apply for this program.

VLIR-UOS supports partnerships between universities and university colleges, in Flanders and in the South, looking for innovative responses to global and local challenges. VLIR-UOS funds cooperation projects between professors, researchers and teachers. VLIR-UOS also awards scholarships to students and professionals in Flanders and the South.

Level: Scholarships are offered for training and masters programmes at a Flemish university or university college in Belgium.

Field(s):

One-year Master programmes

  • Development Evaluation and Management.
  • Globalisation and Development.
  • Governance and Development.
  • Human Settlements.’

Two-year Master programmes

  • Nutrition and Rural Development, main subject: Human Nutrition.
  • Physical Land Resources.
  • Aquaculture.
  • Biology – Specialisation Human Ecology.
  • Statistics – Specialisation Biostatistics.
  • Environmental Sanitation.
  • Nematology.
  • Food Technology.
  • Molecular Biology.
  • Water Resources Engineering.
  • Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management (Oceans & Lakes).

Scholarship covers: VLIR-UOS only provides full scholarships for the total duration of the training or Master. It is not possible to apply for a partial scholarship.

School(Institutions/ Country): | Belgium

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Scholarship is targeted for Students of following countries : Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa; Asia: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Philippines, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Laos, Nepal, Palestinian Territories, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam; Latin America: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Haiti, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname and Uruguay.

 

The detailed amounts and more information on the different allowances can be found in the document ‘Allowances and guidelines for VLIR-UOS scholarships’. In the following we present you some general data.

For a training programme

Allowance: € 32/day

Several one-time payments

Accommodation, insurance, international travel and tuition fee

For a Master programme

Allowance: € 860/month

Accommodation allowance: € 375/month

Family allowance: € 62 per dependent person/month

Several one-time payments

Insurance, international travel and tuition fee

 

Eligibility


You can only apply for VLIR-UOS Master and Traning Scholarships if you meet the following requisites.

You must:

  • Be national and resident of one of the 54 eligible countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America at the moment of application. It is not necessary to be resident and national of the same country, so long as it concerns one of the 54 eligible countries.
  •  Age: 40 years* or less for a Master programme or 45 years* or less for a training (* on 1 January of the year of the start of the course).
  • Meet the academic admission criteria set by the university or university college, concerning educational background, language proficiency, etc. You can find the academic admission criteria on the programme websites.
  • For a Master programme: not have been enrolled in a Master programme (or equivalent) at a Belgian university before (with or without a scholarship).
  • Not work in the commercial profit sector, as we target candidates from education and research institutions, the government sector, social economy and NGOs.
  • For a training: have relevant professional experience and a written (future) employer’s statement of (re)integration in an employment where the acquired knowledge and skills will be immediately applicable. The statement should also confirm the added value of the training for the candidate and the organization.
  • You can only apply for one training or master programme per year.
  • You can only be awarded a VLIR-UOS scholarship for a training once. You can only be awarded a VLIR-UOS scholarship for a Master programme once.
  • When you are an employee of a university that currently is receiving support from VLIR-UOS through the Institutional University Cooperation IUC programme or TEAMprogramme: you need a letter or statement from the IUC or TEAM coordinator stating that your department is not involved in IUC or TEAM.

 

Scholarship Application Method

To apply for a scholarship, you first need to apply for the training or Master programme.

 

To apply for a training or Master programme, visit the website of the training or Master programme of your interest. Follow the guidelines for application for the programme as mentioned on its website.

 

In the programme application, you can mention whether you wish to apply for a scholarship. In case you do, the programme coordinator forwards your application to VLIR-UOS.

 

Applications submitted by the candidates to VLIR-UOS directly will not be considered!

 

Take into account that you can only apply for one training or Master programme per year.

 

The dates of application are determined by the programme. Check the website of the training or Master programme for more details.

 

You will receive the selection result by e-mail, as soon as possible after selection and at the latest by mid-June.

In case of doubt, please contact the training or Master programme.

Applications submitted by the candidates to VLIR-UOS directly will not be considered!

Take into account that you can only apply for one training or Master programme per year.

The dates of application are determined by the programme. Check the website of the training or Master programme for more details.

You will receive the selection result by e-mail, as soon as possible after selection and at the latest by mid-June.

In case of doubt, please contact the training or Master programme.

Master programmes (Academic year 2018-2019 – call for applications will be open from half of November onwards)

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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