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SUSDEV Scholarships (VLIR-UOS) for Students from Developing Countries – K U Leuven 2021

Note: To successfully apply for this scholarship, ensure you read all instructions on this page.

Applications are invited for SUSDEV Scholarships (VLIR-UOS) which is awarded to high achieving students who are seeking to pursue a degree program at K U Leuven.

This Master programme aims at attracting students from both natural and social sciences, willing to bridge both ecological and societal domains of the interdisciplinary sustainability problematic

Application Deadline: 1st February 2021

Eligible Countries: Developing Countries

To be taken at (country): Belgium

Type: Masters

Number of Awards: 12

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

Duration of Programme: 2 years


  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.

How to Apply: Applicants are encouraged to follow the application instructions before applying here

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