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VLIR-UOS awards scholarships to students from developing countries so that they can follow a master or training programme in Flanders, Belgium. For 2011, VLIR-UOS awards 180 scholarships to first-year master students and 70 scholarships to training participants.

Who can apply for a scholarship?

You can apply for a scholarship if you meet the following requisites: * You are a resident and a national from one of the developing countries on the country list. * You are not older than 40 years if you apply for a scholarship to follow a master programme. Or you are not older than 45 years if you apply for a scholarship to follow a training programme. * You meet the academic admission requirements. You have the required English proficiency.

For which programme can I apply?

Only the training or master programmes listed on this website are eligible for funding. All the programmes are organised at a Belgian Dutch speaking university, but taught in English. The master programmes last one or two academic years. The training programmes last one to four months.

What does the scholarship cover?

The scholarship covers all related expenses (full cost).

When does the programme take place?

Training programmes take place in 2011. The one year master programmes start in September 2011 and end in June 2012. The two year master programmes start in September 2011 and end in June 2013.

How to apply for a scholarship?

You must fill in the pre-screening form at the bottom of the page of the master or training programme of your choice. You may choose only one programme. Scholarship application deadlines: master programme: 1 February 2011; training programme: check programme website.

About VLIR-UOS

VLIR-UOS funds and facilitates academic cooperation and exchange between higher education institutions in Flanders (Belgium) and those in developing countries, which aims at building capacity, knowledge and experience for a sustainable development.

Form more information : http://www.scholarships.vliruos.be/index.php?language=EN&navid=244&direct_to=Home