2014/2015 VLIR-UOS Training and Master Scholarships for Developing Countries

Application Deadline:

Master Programme: February 1st 2014
Training Programme: Ongoing

VLIR-UOS awards scholarships to students from 54 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin-America, to follow a training or master programme at a Flemish university or university college in Belgium. The training and master programmes are taught in English. They are designed to enable graduates to assume positions of responsibility in their country of origin.

Eligibility Requirements

  • The candidate is a resident AND national of one of the countries on the country list (not necessarily the same country for residence and nationality).
  • The candidate is not older than 40 years* when applying for a scholarship to follow a master programme or not older than 45 years* when applying for a scholarship to follow a training programme.
  • The candidate was not enrolled in a master (or equivalent) programme (with or without a scholarship) at a Flemish university before.
  • VLIR-UOS targets applicants from research institutes, higher education institutions, the government sector (national/subnational), the sector of social economy, an international organization or an NGO, with expertise in matters relevant to development.

Scholarship coverage

The scholarships cover all related expenses

Airline ticket
Scholars are entitled to one return ticket in economy class per stay in Belgium, including necessary national flights.

Tuition fee

Variable amount, depending on the institution. Lowest applicable rates must be granted by the unive
rsity that runs the programme in which the student is enrolled.
Conference participation
This allowance is awarded for conference attendance within Europe on the condition that the
conference is part of the programme, required by or approved of by the programme supervisor

Eligible Programmes

International Master Programmes 2014-2015


International Master Programmes 2014-2016


International Training Programmes 2014



  1. I am a mining engineer in Eritrea .i want to know the masters degree opportunity in mining engineering .thanks for your quick reply


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