VLIR-UOS Masters Scholarships (ICP) 2023/2024 by Belgium Authorities for Growing Nations

VLIR-UOS Masters Scholarships (ICP) 2023/2024 by Belgium Government for Developing Countries

VLIR-UOS presents full Masters Scholarships in Belgium for college students from Growing international locations – half of this scholarship will probably be provided to African college students and desire will probably be given to Girls. The eligible coaching or Masters programmes are taught in English.

Software Deadline: Software Deadlines rely on the candidate’s chosen programme (See ‘The right way to Apply’ hyperlink under); deadlines typically Between January and April 2023.

Eligible Nations

  • Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Cameroon, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Niger
  • Asia: Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, Palestinian Territories, Vietnam
  • Latin America: Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, Peru

To be taken at (nation): Belgium

Accepted Topic Areas: Solely the next English-taught programs at Belgian Flemish universities or college faculties are eligible for scholarships:

One-year grasp programmes

  • Grasp of Human Settlements – Deadline for functions: 1 February 2023
  • Grasp of Growth Analysis and Administration – Deadline for functions: 1 February 2023
  • Grasp of Governance and Growth – Deadline for functions: 1 February 2023
  • Grasp of Globalization and Growth – Deadline for functions: 1 February 2023
  • Grasp of Cultural Anthropology and Growth Research – Deadline for functions: 1 February 2023

Two-year programmes

  • Grasp of Science in Meals Expertise – Deadline for functions: 1 February 2023
  • Grasp of Science in Marine and Lacustrine Science and Administration – Deadline for functions: 1 February 2023
  • Grasp of Aquaculture (IMAQUA) – Deadline for functions: 1 March 2023
  • Grasp of Epidemiology – Deadline for functions: twenty eighth Feb 2023
  • Grasp of Agro-and Environmental Nematology – Deadline 1st Feb 2023!
  • Grasp of Rural Growth – Deadline on-line utility: 21 February 2023– deadline exhausting copies: 28 Feb 2023
  • Grasp of Statistics – Deadline for functions: 1 February 2023
  • Grasp of Water Sources Engineering – Deadline for functions: 1 February 2023
  • Grasp of Sustainable Growth – Deadline for functions: 1 February 2023
  • Grasp of Transportation Sciences – Deadline for functions: 1 February 2023

In regards to the Award: VLIR-UOS awards scholarships to college students from growing international locations to review for a grasp or coaching programme in Flanders, Belgium. VLIR-UOS funds and facilitates tutorial cooperation and alternate between larger schooling establishments in Flanders (Belgium) and growing international locations, aiming to construct capability, information and expertise for sustainable growth.

The grasp programmes give attention to particular issues of growing international locations. These are designed to allow graduates to share and apply acquired information within the house establishment and nation. Within the shorter coaching programmes the main target is on transferring abilities quite than information, thus creating alternatives for cooperation and networking.

Choice Standards: The next standards will probably be taken under consideration for the choice of candidates for a scholarship:

  • Motivation. The candidate unable to convincingly encourage his utility, is unlikely to be chosen for a scholarship.
  • Skilled expertise: Choice will probably be given to candidates who can show a better chance of implementing and/or transferring the newly gained information upon return to the house nation.
  • Gender. In case of two equally certified candidates of various sexes, desire will probably be given to the feminine candidate.
  • Regional stability. The choice fee tries to make sure that 50% of a programme’s scholarships are granted to candidates from Sub-Saharan Africa, supplied a ample variety of qualifying candidates from this area.
  • Social background. In case of two equally certified candidates, desire will probably be given to candidates who can show that they belong to a deprived group or space inside their nation or an ethnic or social minority group, particularly when these candidates can present proof of management potential.
  • Beforehand awarded scholarships: Choice will probably be given to candidates who’ve by no means obtained a scholarship to review in a developed nation (bachelor or grasp).

Eligibility: You possibly can solely apply for a scholarship in the event you meet the next requisites.

  1. Fungibility with different VLIR-UOS funding: A scholarship inside the VLIR-UOS scholarship programme just isn’t appropriate with monetary assist inside an IUC- or TEAM-project. Candidates working in a college the place such initiatives are being organized, ought to submit a declaration of the mission chief stating that the division the place the candidate is employed just isn’t concerned within the mission.
  2. Age: The utmost age for an ICP candidate is 35 years for an preliminary masters and 40 years for a sophisticated masters. The utmost age for an ITP candidate is 45 years. The candidate can not succeed this age on January 1 of the consumption 12 months.
  3. Nationality and Nation of Residence: A candidate ought to be a nationwide and resident of one of many 31 international locations of the VLIR-UOS nation record for scholarships (not essentially the identical nation) on the time of utility.
  4. Skilled background and expertise: VLIR-UOS offers precedence to candidates employed in tutorial establishments, analysis institutes, governments, social economic system or NGO’s, or goal a profession in one in every of these sectors. Nevertheless, additionally candidates employed within the revenue sector (ICP and ITP) or newly graduated candidates with none work expertise (ICP) will be eligible for the scholarship. The ITP candidate ought to have related skilled expertise and a assist letter confirming (re)integration in knowledgeable context the place the acquired information and abilities will probably be instantly relevant.
  5. Former VLIR-UOS scholarship functions and beforehand awarded scholarships: A candidate can solely submit one VLIR-UOS scholarship utility per 12 months, no matter the scholarship sort. Consequently, a candidate can solely be chosen for one VLIR-UOS scholarship per 12 months.
  6. The ICP candidate has by no means obtained a scholarship from the Belgian authorities to attend a grasp programme or equal or was by no means enrolled in a Flemish larger schooling establishment to attend a grasp programme or equal earlier than January 1 of the consumption 12 months

Variety of Awardees: VLIR-UOS will award as much as 180 scholarships.

Worth of Scholarship: The scholarship covers ALL associated bills (full value).

Period of Scholarship: The grasp programmes will final for one or two tutorial years.

The right way to Apply: 

  • To use for a scholarship, you first want to use for the Grasp programme.
  • To use for the Masters programme, go to the web site of the Master programme of your curiosity. Observe the rules for utility for the programme as talked about on its web site.
  • Within the programme utility, you possibly can point out whether or not you want to apply for a scholarship. In case you do,  the programme coordinator forwards your utility to VLIR-UOS.
  • Purposes submitted by the candidates to VLIR-UOS instantly is not going to be thought-about!

Go to Scholarship Webpage for extra particulars

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