VLIR-UOS Masters Scholarships (ICP Connect) in Belgium
VLIR-UOS Master’s Degree/Training. The deadline is February 1, 2022. (annual)
Belgium is a great place to study. The program will begin in 2022.
VLIR-UOS gives out ICPs in a nutshell. Connect Master’s scholarships are available to students from 29 eligible countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America who want to study at a Flemish university or university college in Belgium in an English-taught Master’s program.
Participating Belgian Flemish university or university college as host institution
15 ICP fields of study/programs Master’s programs at Belgian universities that participate
NO OF SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE
The number of scholarships offered is ten for each Master’s program.
GROUP TO BE TARGETED
Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Guinee, Haiti, Indonesia, Kenya, Madagascar, Morocco, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Niger, Peru, Philippines, Palestine, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam, Zimbabwe
SCHOLARSHIP VALUE, INCLUSIONS, AND DURATION:
VLIR-UOS only offers full scholarships for the whole Master’s Program (12/24 months). Tuition, travel, insurance, and living expenses are all covered by the scholarships (board and lodging).
NATIONALITY AND COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE:
Candidates must be citizens of one of the 29 eligible countries and residents of one of these countries (not necessarily the same country) at the time of application.
Candidates must be 35 years old or older on January 1 of the year of admission for an initial master’s degree and 45 years old for an advanced master’s degree.
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE:
Candidates working in higher education, government, or civil society, or those pursuing a career in one of these sectors, will be given preference. Candidates who work in the private sector or who have recently graduated and have no job experience may be considered provided they have a strong drive and profile.
Candidates are only allowed to apply for one ICP Connect scholarship each year.
SCHOLARSHIP ALREADY AWARDED
Candidates may not have received any previously awarded scholarships.
INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO APPLY:
You must apply for both admission to the program and the scholarship directly through the university’s website.
Make a note of whether you want to apply for a scholarship when you apply for the program.
WHEN TO APPLY
The deadline varies depending on the program, but most are around February 1 or February 28 in 2022.
For additional information on how to apply for this scholarship, please check the official website as well as the websites of the specific Master’s Program you have chosen.