The Master of Transportation Sciences, Hasselt University, Belgium offers twelve students from developing countries a scholarship to obtain a master’s degree in Transportation Sciences (specialization: Road Safety).
Applications are now open for 31 countries from Africa, Asia and Latin America.
The International Course Programme (ICP) annually offers twelve students from developing countries a scholarship to obtain an MSc in Transportation Sciences (specialization: Road Safety).
The programme takes two years and has a specific focus on road safety in developing countries. Participants are expected to be proficient in English and to hold an academic bachelor degree in domains such as (transport or civil) engineering, (transport) economy, mathematical and statistical sciences, political and social sciences, psychology or sociology.
Worth of Award

  • Allowance: € 890/month
  • Accommodation allowance: € 390/month
  • Family allowance
  • One-time payments
  • Insurance, international travel and tuition fee

With the International Course Programme, VLIR-UOS financially supports English master’s programmes focussing on development-related themes. The scholarship sponsor has stipulated a number of eligibility criteria applicants must meet, e.g.:

  • The maximum age of applicants should be 35 on 1st January 2018
  • Only people from the below 31 countries are eligible for a scholarship
    • 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

How to Apply

  • 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 applying 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.

Deadline: Application closes March 1, 2018

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