Applications for the CUD ARES Scholarships are now invited. The awards are specially available for the those coming from one of the developing countries mentioned below. He or she will be undertaking master and training program in one of the participating universities and academic institutions in Belgium.
Within the framework of the Belgian policy for development cooperation, the Minister for Development Cooperation and the Directorate-General for Development Cooperation entrust the Belgian Higher Education Institutions with the preparation of Postgraduate Programmes (Advanced Masters) and Training Programmes that are specifically oriented towards young professionals from developing countries. For 2017-2018, ARES grants 150 scholarships for participation into the masters and 70 scholarships for participation into the training programmes.
There is no detail information, please contact the employer for further information.
Level and Area of Studies
Master and training program in the fields of aquaculture, health, food technology, economics, international development, GIS, information technology, agriculture, environment, etc.
Place of Study
At participating universities and academic institutions in Belgium.
Eligibility and Criteria
To be eligible, students must satisfy the given criteria as follow:
- Only applicants originating in developing countries, qualify for selection. To be eligible, candidates must reside and work in their country at the time of the introduction of the file.
- ONLY the nationals of the selected countries (see above) are authorized to postulate with the Scholarships.
- At the beginning of the programme, candidates must be less than 40 years old for courses, and less than 45 years old for training programmes.
- Candidates must be holders of a degree that is comparable to a Belgian University graduate degree (“licence”). However, for certain programmes different rules of admissibility may be defined, and these are specified hereafter, where appropriate.
- Candidates must show professional experience of at least two years upon termination of their studies. Where candidates are holders of a postgraduate degree delivered by an university of an industrial country, they must show professional experience of at least three years upon termination of their studies.
- Candidates must have a good knowledge of written and spoken French; for programmes organised in another language, good knowledge, in writing and speaking, of this language, is required. Moreover, the candidate will be asked to commit himself to study French in order to be able to participate in daily life in Belgium.
- Candidates are not allowed to apply for more than one programme.
This scholarship open to students from one of the developing countries as follow: Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cuba, Ecuador, Haïti, Indonesia, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Peru, Philippines, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Senegal, Vietnam.
Please download and complete the application form at the website and application link below.
10 February 2017.