VLIR-UOS awards scholarships to students from Africa, Asia and Latin-America to follow a training or master programme at a Dutch speaking university or university college in Belgium. The eligible training or master programmes are taught in English. They are designed for people in positions of responsibility in civil society.Auspicia: VLIR-UOS
International Master Programmes 2013-2014
Master of Science in Development Evaluation and Management
Master of Science in Globalisation and Development
Master of Science in Governance and Development
Master of Science in Human Settlements
International Master Programmes 2013-2015
Master of Science in Aquaculture
Master of Science in Biology – Specialisation Human Ecology
Master of Science in Statistics – Specialisation Biostatistics
Master of Science in Environmental Sanitation
Master of Science in Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management (Oceans & Lakes)
Master of Science in Molecular Biology (IPMB)
Master of Science in Nematology
Master of Science in Nutrition and Rural Development
Master of Science in Physical Land Resources
Master of Science in Food Technology
Master of Science in Water Resources Engineering
International Training Programmes 2013
Lib@Web : Management of Electronic Information and Digital Libraries
AudioVisual Learning Materials – Media and Learning Unit (AVLM)
Human Rights for Development (‘HR4DEV’)
Road safety in Low and Middle-Income Countries: Challenges and Strategies for Improvement
Technology for Integrated Water Management
International Training Programme in Food Safety, Quality Assurance Systems and Risk Analysis
Duración: 2013-2014 / 2013-2015
You are a resident AND national of one of the countries on the country list (not necessarily the same country for residence and nationality). Please note that candidates must reside in one of these countries at the moment of application.
You are not older than 40 years* if you apply for a scholarship to follow a master programme. Or you are not older than 45 years* if you apply for a scholarship to follow a training programme. (* on 1 January 2012)
You have the required English proficiency. You need a proof of at least 1 year of comprehensive English-based instruction at a university or recognized equivalent. If not, a TOEFL test is required with a minimum total score of 550 on the paper based test (PBT), or 79 on an internet based test (IBT); or an IELTS test with a minimum overall band score of 6,5; or a proof of another test of similar level as TOEFLE or IELTS.
Professional experience and employment perspectives are not required for a master programme, but they can be a competitive advantage for selection, depending on the programme. Present employment or reintegration perspectives are required for a training programme. The candidate must be currently employed or have a written (future) employer’s guarantee of (re)integration in an employment where the acquired knowledge and skills will be immediately applicable.
Earlier applications and scholarships: You do not apply for more than one VLIR-UOS scholarship a year. You have never received a master scholarship funded by the Belgian government before. You are only admissible for a training programme scholarship if you have not received a VLIR-UOS scholarship for a training programme before.
Fecha límite para presentar candidaturas: 1 de febrero de 2013