Fully-funded 2018/2019 ARES Masters and Training Scholarships in Belgium for Developing Countries

 

Application Deadlines: Submit applications on or before 8th February 2018

11th January 2018 for the following courses:

Internship in secondary resource development for sustainable construction

Internship in quality control and quality assurance of medicines and health products

Eligible Countries: Only students from African and developing countries should apply.

Award Info: Every year, the Academy of Research and Higher Education (ARES) awards on average 150 fellowships in the framework of the Masters and 70 fellowships in the framework of the internships to the eligible students.

Eligible Countries:  Apply if you hail from one of the following countries: Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cuba, Ecuador, Ethiopia (only for courses in English ), Haiti, Indonesia, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Peru, Philippines, DR Congo, Rwanda, Senegal, Vietnam.

Eligible Masters Programs:

Master of Specialization in Development, Environment and Societies

Specialization Master in Human Rights

Master of Specialization in Aquatic Resource Management and Aquaculture

Master of Specialization in Risk and Disaster Management

Specialized Master in Integrated Management of Health Risks in the Global South (IManHR)

Specialized Master in International Development

Master of Specialization in Transfusion Medicine

Specialized Master in Microfinance

Master of specialization in integrated production and preservation of natural resources in urban and peri-urban areas

Specialized Master in Public Health Methodology

Master of Science in Public Health – Methods of Research Applied to Global Health

Master of Science and Environmental Management in Developing Countries

Specialized Master in Transport and Logistics

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Accepted Subject Areas (Training):

Internship in control and quality assurance of medicines and health products

Research Initiation to Strengthen Health Systems

Internship in Geographic Information System

Internship in secondary resource development for sustainable construction

Methodological internship in support of innovation in family farming

About the Award: 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.

International Courses and Training Programmes are part of the global study programmes of the Higher Education Institutions. They are open to all students who satisfy the conditions of qualification, but aim at proposing training units that distinguish themselves by their openness towards specific development issues.

Within the programme for International Courses and Training Programmes 2016-2017, ARES grants 130 scholarships for participation into the masters and 67 scholarships for participation into the training programmes.

Eligibility: The following will apply for the selection of holders of scholarships:

-Originally from a developing country. To be eligible, applicants must reside and work in their own country at the time of filing;

-Only nationals of the following countries are eligible to apply for scholarships ARES: Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cuba, Ecuador, Ethiopia ( only for courses in English ), Haiti, Madagascar, Morocco, Niger, Peru, Philippines, DR Congo, Rwanda, Senegal, Vietnam ;

-Either under the age of 40 for courses and under 45 for training periods at the start of training;

-Applicants should  hold a diploma comparable to a diploma of the second cycle of Belgian university education. However, for certain types of training, different requirements may be set out, which will be specified below;

-Demonstrates a professional occupation in a developing country of at least two years after completing his / her second cycle or three years after the end of his / her studies when the candidate holds a post-graduate diploma a university in an industrialized country;

-A good knowledge of written and spoken French. For courses organized in another language, it is necessary to have a good knowledge of the language of the course, written and spoken. The candidate will also be asked to commit to learning French in order to participate in everyday life in Belgium;

-Apply for a single training

Selection Criteria:

-The academic curriculum

-For courses, priority will be given to candidates who are already holders of a diploma third cycle, save in exceptional circumstances duly justified in the application.

-Priority will be given to candidates who have not already received a grant in Belgium.

-Professional experience

-Belonging to a partner institution: The commitment of the candidate in development activities

-Nationality requirements

-Gender equality

-The future reintegration prospects

Number of Scholarships: ARES grants 150 scholarships for participation into the masters and 70 scholarships for participation into the training programmes.

Value of Scholarship: Travel (internal and external), Monthly living allowance, Indirect mission costs, Installation costs, Tuition fees, Registration fee, Insurance costs, Housing allowance, Allowances for dependents, Return fees, In 1st session completion bonus (June).

Duration of Scholarship:  For the duration of the program

How to Apply: Download the form 2018-2019 in French (16 pages – 980 Ko) (for French specialization masters).

It is important to go through the Application requirements and procedures on the Scholarship Webpage (see Link below) before applying.

Click here to apply

 

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