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Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries at University of Louvain in Belgium, 2018-2019

The University of Louvain (UCL) is currently accepting applications for Undergraduate, Masters and PhD Scholarships for students from Developing countries to study in Belgium. Recipients receive a UCL scholarship that includes support for no more than 36 months and, if necessary, one or more round-trip airline tickets between the international airport nearest to the recipient’s home country residence and Brussels Airport.

UCL carries out three missions: education, research and serving society. UCL is a stabilizing force in an uncertain world. It prioritizes universal access to high-quality education and makes innovation the governing principle of its activities, in teaching as much as in research. It creates synergies between its involvement in the regional development and its international influence, enabling them to fuel each other. Its research reveals the complexity and provides perspective in a world that emphasizes the here and now.

Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Scholarship Description: 

Application Deadline: June 30, 2018
Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue Undergraduate, Masters and PhD programmes.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to learn any of the courses offered by the university.
Scholarship Award: Recipients receive a UCL scholarship that includes support for no more than 36 months and, if necessary, one or more round-trip airline tickets between the international airport nearest to the recipient’s home country residence and Brussels Airport.
Nationality: Students from Developing countries are eligible to apply.

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: Students from Developing countries ( Nigeria, Egypt, Papua New Guinea, South Africa, Cameroon, Uganda, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe) are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible, the candidate must satisfy all of the following criteria:

  • Be from a developing country;
  • Have the support of at least one UCL faculty member;
  • Be admitted by the Committee (CDD) to pursue a Scholarship at UCL or to the Research Certificate Program Scholarship in home country institution) in the candidate’s research field;
  • Be free from any commitment to return to a country that has funded training;
  • For students who have already started their doctorate and are enrolled at UCL, not be a scholarship beneficiary.
  • Developing country citizens who, through their administrative status within the EU, hold Belgian student status based on a residence permit and/or social rights are not eligible.

English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.

Application Procedure:

How to Apply: The UCL supervisor submits the candidate’s dossier using the application form by noon (Belgium time) on 30 April 2018 in a single PDF file to Mr. Christian Duqué (christian.duque-at-uclouvain.be).

If needed, and regardless of the process of putting together the application, the applicant and his/her supervisor must complete the application procedure to both the subject-specific admissions committee responsible for the chosen field of study or to the research certificate.

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