KU Leuven Masters Scholarships (VLIR-UOS) 2019/2020

KU Leuven Masters Scholarships (VLIR-UOS) 2019/2020 for Students from Developing Countries


Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for KU Leuven Masters Scholarships (VLIR-UOS) 2019/2020 for Students from Developing Countries… Interested apps and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

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KU Leuven Masters Scholarships (VLIR-UOS) 2019/2020

Applications are open for the VLIR-UOS scholarships all taken at KU Leuven, Belgium.

  • Eligible Countries: Developing Countries
  • Duration of Programme: Duration of the Master’s programme, 1 to 2 years
  • Number of Awards: 12 scholarships per Master’s programme
  • To be taken at (country): Belgium
  • Type: Masters

Fields of Study: 

  • Master of Cultural Anthropology and Development Studies
  • Master of Human Settlements
  • Master of Science in Food Technology
  • Master of Science in Sustainable Development
  • Master in Water Resources Engineering


  1. The applicant must be a national and resident of one of the 31 scholarship countries (not necessarily the same country) at the time of application:
    • Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Cameroon, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Niger
    • Asia: Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, Palestinian Territories, Vietnam
    • Latin America: Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, Peru
  2. The applicant must be eligible for admittance to the selected Master programme at KU Leuven.
  3. The maximum age for a Master programme candidate is 35 years for an initial masters and 40 years for an advanced masters. The maximum age for a training candidate is 45 years. The candidate cannot succeed this age on January 1 of the intake year.
  4. Application for admission in one of the VLIR ICP programmes listed below leads automatically to a VLIR UOS scholarship application. No further action is needed if you meet all the prerequisites.

Value of Award: Scholarships are provided for the full duration of the master programme. It is not possible to apply for a partial scholarship.

Application Procedure

Application Forms – How to Apply: 

  • Applicants are encouraged to follow the application instructions before applying here

Application Deadline


Application Deadline: 1st February 2019

For More Information:

Click Here to the Official Webpage of KU Leuven Masters Scholarships (VLIR-UOS) 2019/2020 for Students from Developing Countries for more information



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