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Ghent University offers postgraduate Masters scholarships to international students from selected developing  countries who wish to study in Belgium and obtain a master’s degree at Ghent University.

Host Institution(s):

University of Ghent in Belgium

Field(s) of study:

Eligible Master Grants programmes

International Master of Science in Rural Development

International Master of Science in Environmental Technology and Engineering

Master of Advanced Studies in European Law

Erasmus Mundus: Master of Science in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation

Erasmus Mundus: European Master of Science in Nematology

Master of Science in Plant Biotechnology

Master of Science in Statistical Data Analysis

Master of Science in Photonics Science and Engineering

Master of Science in Textile Engineering

Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering

Master of Science in Technology for Integrated Water Management

Master of Science in Chemical Engineering

Master of Science in Civil Engineering

Master of Science in Electromechanical Engineering

+ 7 International Course Programmes (ICP)

Master of Science in Aquaculture

Master of Science in Environmental Sanitation

Master of Science in Food Technology

Master of Science in Nematology

Master of Science in Physical Land Resources

Master of Science of Nutrition and Rural Development

Master of Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management

Number of Scholarships:

Each year, a maximum of 10 scholarships can be awarded.

Target group:

The scholarships are for international students from developing countries listed on the Master Grants country list (PDF).

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarship is in principle paid for the total duration of the studies.  The scholarship consists of an allowance of €1000 per month, a one-time only installation fee of €500, insurance (health, civil liability, repatriation), and yearly reimbursement of the tuition fee with a maximum of €80. Airline ticket and visa costs are carried by the student.

Eligibility:

Degree

You have to have a bachelor degree when you submit your application.

Nationality

Master programme:

Your country is on the Master Grants country list (PDF)?. You can apply for a master program (not an ICP)

International Course Programmes (ICP):Your country is on the VLIR-UOS country list?  Please apply for the VLIR-UOS scholarship (external link) instead. You cannot apply for a Master Grant.

Your country is on the Master Grants country list ICP (PDF) (external link) and not on the VLIR-UOS country (external link) list?   You can apply for one of the 7 ICP’s.

Student, already in your first year ICP, applying for your second year ICP, check the Master Grants country list (PDF)

to know if you can apply.

Language and proficiency

You should have a very good command of the English language. Check the language requirements.

Scholarship Application instructions:

You must demonstrate that the university of your studies, your current or future employer has a relation with Ghent University (former or current). For example: staff exchange, research projects, publications, etc.  Your application will not be eligible if you cannot establish any connection with Ghent University.

Please visit the website of the program of your choice and apply before the 24 December 2013.  Details on how to apply is mentioned on the website of each program.  It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: http://www.ugent.be/en/research/devcooperation/mastergrants.htm

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