VLIR-UOS Master Degree Scholarships for Students from Developing Countries, 2015

Applications are been accepted from students of developing countries for the VLIR-UOS scholarships offered at a Flemish university or university college in Belgium for training and masters programs.


The program was set up and created to award scholarships to applicants from 54 developing eligible countries from Latin America, Asia and Africa to enroll for the 15 masters and 7 training programmes available.

The scholarship will be awarded for the duration of the programmes. The scholarship covers the following costs:

Training programmes

Tuition fees


Travel fees


Daily allowance of 32 Euros

Master programmes

Tuition fees

Monthly accommodation allowance of 375 Euros

Monthly allowance of 860 Euros

Travel fees


Family allowance (62 Euros is given to each dependant person every month)

The programmes are taught in English at Flemish university or University College in Belgium


Scholarships are awarded in the following courses: Training programmes: Road safety in Low and Middle-Income Countries: Challenges and Strategies for Improvement and AudioVisual Learning Materials – Management, Production and Activities (AVLM), Technology for Integrated Water Management, Food Safety, Quality Assurance Systems and Risk Analysis, Management of Electronic Information and Digital Libraries, Human Rights for Development

Master programmes: Biostatistics, Environmental Sanitation, Nematology, Food Technology, Molecular Biology, Water Resources Engineering and Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management, Development Evaluation and Management., Globalisation and Development, Governance and Development, Human Settlements, Two-year Master programmes: Nutrition and Rural Development, main subject: Human Nutrition, Physical Land Resources, Aquaculture, Biology – Specialisation Human Ecology


Should be a citizen or resident of one of the 54 eligible developing countries

Should not be more than 45 years old for a training Programme

Should not be more than 40 years old for a master programme

Fluency in English language

Good academic background

Should not have been admitted in a Belgian university for a master program

Should not have worked in the private sector as applicants from the government sector, research and education institutes, NGO’s are preferred

For those interested in the training programmes, they should have the relevant professional experience

Applicants are selected based on the following criteria

Motivation: Applicants should be willing and motivated to participate in the programmes

Experienced professional: Experience from the government sector, research and education institutes, NGO’s are preferred

Past scholarships: For training programmes, applicants past studies and scholarship will be considered while for master programmes priority will be given to applicants who have not got a scholarship before

Gender: Consideration is given to females in situations where there two equally qualified candidates

Consideration is given to applicants who are disadvantaged or in the minority especially if they show leadership qualities

About 50% of the programme’s scholarships are awarded to candidates from Sub-Saharan Africa, provided there is enough qualified applicants from this region



Application is done online. Click here to contact the scholarship provider for more information on how to apply


The deadline for applications is based on the universities programmes, applicants should find out available universities presently

Note: successful applicants will be notified by June 2015 so that they can be prepared

For more inquiries about admissions and visas to study abroad, send an email enquiries@study-domain.com or call: +2347037293057, 08125835476



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