Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium invites applications for the VLIR-ICP Master’s Scholarships for the 2018/2019 academic year.

The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, abbreviated KU Leuven and also known as the University of Leuven, is a research university in the Dutch-speaking town of Leuven in Flanders, Belgium.

The applicant must be a national and resident of one of the 31 scholarship countries (not necessarily the same country) at the time of application:

  • 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

Worth of Award
VLIR UOS scholarship covers all the costs.

Eligibility
The applicant must be a national and resident of one of the 31 scholarship countries (not necessarily the same country) at the time of application:

  • 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

The applicant must be eligible for admittance to the selected Master programme at KU Leuven. Please click on each of the following five programmes offered at KU Leuven* to check the admission requirements for the programme of your choice:

  • Master of Cultural Anthropology and Development Studies
  • Master of Human Settlements
  • Master of Food Technology
  • ICP Master in Sustainable Development
  • Master of Water Resources Engineering
  • The maximum age for a Master programme candidate is 35 years for an initial masters and 40 years for advanced masters. The maximum age for a training candidate is 45 years. The candidate cannot succeed this age on January 1 of the intake year.
  • Application for admission in one of the VLIR ICP programmes listed below leads automatically to a VLIR UOS scholarship application. No further action is needed if you meet all the prerequisites.

How to Apply

  • Please complete your online application, and submit your recommendation letters and certified copies of your academic records (diplomas and transcripts) in hard copy.
  • Applications and documents received after this date will not be taken into consideration for the scholarship.
  • For technical problems and/or questions about the application procedure, please contact the Admissions Office.
  • They advise you to use your desktop, laptop or tablet computer and not your smartphone when completing your application.

Deadline: applications close February 1st, 2018.

Click here for more details and to apply

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