VLIR-UOS Scholarships for Students from Africa, Asia and Latin-America

May 14, 2012 Comments Off

VLIR-UOS funded Training and Masters Scholarship for Students from Developing Countries for studies at Belgian Dutch speaking university, 2012/13 

Study Subjects: Courses offered by university

Course Level: Training and Masters

Scholarship Provider: Dutch speaking university or University college in Belgium

Scholarship can be taken at: Belgium 


You are a resident AND national of one of the countries on the country list (not necessarily the same country for residence and nationality).

Please note that candidates must reside in one of these countries at the moment of application.

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. (* on 1 January 2012).

You have the required English proficiency.

You need a proof of at least 1 year of comprehensive English-based instruction at a university or recognized equivalent.

If not, a TOEFL test is required with a minimum total score of 550 on the paper based test (PBT), or 79 on an internet based test (IBT); or an IELTS test with a minimum overall band score of 6,5; or a proof of another test of similar level as TOEFLE or IELTS.

Professional experience and employment perspectives are not required for a master programme, but they can be a competitive advantage for selection, depending on the programme.

Present employment or reintegration perspectives are required for a training programme.

The candidate must be currently employed or have a written (future) employer’s guarantee of (re)integration in an employment where the acquired knowledge and skills will be immediately applicable.

Earlier applications and scholarships: You do not apply for more than one VLIR-UOS scholarship a year.

You have never received a master scholarship funded by the Belgian government before.

You are only admissible for a training programme scholarship if you have not received a VLIR-UOS scholarship for a training programme before. 

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: Africa, Asia and Latin-America 

Scholarship Description: VLIR-UOS awards scholarships to students from Africa, Asia and Latin-America to follow a training or master programme at a Dutch speaking university or university college in Belgium. The eligible training or master programmes are taught in English. They are designed for people in positions of responsibility in civil society.

Apply: Online

Deadline: 1 February 2013 

Further Scholarship Information and Application


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