Deadline: 1 February (annual)
Program Description: VLIR-UOS Masters Degree Scholarships grants scholarships to students from developing countries to study a Master’s Programme in Belgium. VLIR-UOS awards up to 180 scholarships to first-year master’s students every year. The said programme must focus to the specific problems of developing countries so that they can help their institutions by sharing the knowledge of what they have studied and applying it to their home country. The inclusion of the VLIR-UOS Scholarship covers all related expenses. The field of studies the scholarship offers are the following:
Master of Development Evaluation and Management Master of Globalization and Development
Master of Governance and Development Master of Human Settlements
Master of Aquaculture
Master of Biology – Specialization Human Ecology
Master of Biostatistics
Master of Environmental Sanitation
Master of Food Technology
Master of Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management (Oceans & Lakes)
Master of Molecular Biology (IPMB)
Master of Nematology
Master of Nutrition and Rural Development (Main Subject:Human Nutrition)
Master of Physical Land Resources Master of Water Resource Engineering
Applicants who applied for both academic admission and VLIR-UOS scholarship need to consider both the admission requirements as well as the scholarship criteria. Applicants should therefore refer to the official website for specific eligibilities/admission requirements. The most important criteria for the scholarship admission are the relevant professional experience and prospect in acquired insights for application after returning from the country and the results of the study.
The academic admission of applications are take charge by the host institution. The host institution therefore forwards the applications for scholarship to the secretariat of VLIR-UOS after the academic admission. The procedure for the academic admission had a specification for every programme. It is important to visit the official website of the specific Master’s Programme the applicants had been chosen for more detailed information on applying the scholarship.