Government Scholarship To Study In Belgium For Free 2024
The Belgian Government Scholarship is now open. Scholarship benefits include tuition fees, travel expenses as well as a living allowance.
About The Scholarship
Applications are now open for the Belgian Government Scholarship for Masters and Training Courses. The program offers candidates the opportunity to pursue a one-year advanced bachelor’s or master’s degree program or a 2- to 6-month continuing education program within a higher education institution of the Wallonia-Brussels Union in Belgium. The program is open to nationals of developing countries with professional experience who are looking to further develop their skills in a development-related subject. Applying to the program is completely free and ARES does not charge any fees at any stage of the application or selection process.
- Scholarship Host Country: Belgium
- Course Level: Master and Phd Degree
- Funded By: Belgian Government
- Financial Coverage: Fully Funded
- Eligibility: International students
- Deadline: November 17, 2023
Eligibility Criteria for The Scholarship
To qualify for this government scholarship, applicants must:
- Be a national and reside and work in one of the eligible countries.
- Holds a diploma equivalent to A
- Postgraduate degree (300 ECTS credits) from Belgian university studies for advanced Masters and continuing education courses (equivalent to Bac+5).
- University degree (180 ECTS credits) for Advanced Bachelor (equivalent to Bac+3).
- The candidate must have held the relevant academic degree for a maximum of 20 years at the time of starting the course. This maximum period is increased by one year upon birth and/or adoption.
- Possess at least two years of relevant professional experience in an ARES partner country following postgraduate advanced bachelor’s degrees, postgraduate advanced master’s degrees, and continuing education courses.
- Complete the application in the language in which training is taking place and can attest to good written and spoken knowledge of it. Moreover, knowing a minimum of French allows for good integration into daily life in Belgium.
- Apply for one training course only.
- Academic transcript
- ID / Passport
- Full CV
- English language proficiency certificate
- Statement of purpose
- Two letters of reference
- International travel costs: Economy class travel on an IATA approved airline, with a maximum of one round-trip ticket per academic year.
- Living allowance: lump sum for 12 months (+13 discounted months).
- Registration Fee: At the current rate for DGD Scholars.
- Insurance fees: Paid directly by ARES.
- Exceptional costs related to visa applications: When the amount is greater than €200, the actual costs must be notified.
How to Apply for The Scholarship?
You can apply through the official link at the end of the article, through the following steps:
- Click on the official link, you will be directed to the official page of the fully funded scholarship.
- Fill out the data form, you must fill in all the data on the official website.
- After completing the information, click Submit.
- Make sure you get an email confirming your scholarship application.