2015/2016 Master Grants for students from developing countries to study at the Ghent University, Belgium (1000 euro per month Allowance- Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: 24th December 2014.

Ghent University provides Master Grants to candidates from developing countries who wish to obtain a master’s degree at Ghent University. They are awarded for the duration of the studies with a maximum of 2 years. In case of a two-year-programme the scholarship will only be paid for the full term if the student successfully completes the first year of the programme. The scholarship consists of an insurance, an allowance of 1000 euro per month, an installation fee of 500€ and a refund of the yearly tuition fee with a maximum of 105€.

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

The master scholarships are awarded for the duration of the studies, aiming at the delivery of a Ghent University diploma after max. 2 years of study. The scholarship is paid for the total duration of the studies.

In case of a 2-year study programme, the 2nd year will be paid upon successful completion of 60 credits.

The scholarship fee consists of:

  • Allowance of €1000 per month.
  • One-time only installation fee of €500
  • Insurance (health, civil liability, repatriation)
  • Yearly reimbursement of the tuition fee with a maximum of €105

Eligibility Requirements:


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


Master programme:

Language and proficiency

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


Selection criteria

The recommendations are based on:

  • The qualifications of the applicant for the master grant (this also implies that the chances of overly qualified candidates might increase).
  • Students who successfully follow the first year of a Master Grant programme at Ghent  University may have a higher chance of selection.
  • There is no strict age limit, altough applicants below 40 years are preferred.
  • The significance of the master’s programme for the student’s country.
  • Validation of the knowledge in the student’s country.
  • The student’s nationality (see nationality).
  • The motivation of the applicant.
  • IMPORTANT selection criterium: Proof of relation with UGent: 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.

The selection date is the 28th of May 2015. Results will be communicated in the first week of june 2015.

Important information: every student needs to have academic admission before he/she can apply for the Master Grants. Detailed information below sorted by category.

Which programmes?

+ 7 International Course Programmes (ICP)*

How to apply?

There are 4 types of students. Choose the type you belong to, to see how you need to apply.

I. Application for new students applying for List A of Master programmes

II. Application for new students applying for List B of Masters programmes

III. Application for students already in their first master at Ghent University

IV. Application for students already having official admission to Ghent University

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Ghent University Master Grant 2015/2016


One response to “2015/2016 Master Grants for students from developing countries to study at the Ghent University, Belgium (1000 euro per month Allowance- Fully Funded)”


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