The University of Louvain (UCL) holds a competition for awarding PhD scholarships to citizens of developing countries. By doing so, UCL hopes to contribute not only to reinforcing the capacity building in Cooperation for development,
Application Deadline: 10th April 2020
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Developing Countries
To be taken at (country): Belgium
About the Award: The Catholic University of Louvain is Belgium’s largest French-speaking university. It is located in Louvain-la-Neuve, which was expressly built to house the university. UCL has satellite campuses in Brussels, Charleroi, Mons and Tournai. The PhD scholarship for students from developing countries reflects its wish not only to help strengthen the academic systems of developing countries but also to create new partnerships between UCL and research or higher education institutions in these countries.
Eligibility: To be eligible, the candidate must satisfy ALL of the following criteria:
Developing country citizens who, through their administrative status within the EU, hold Belgian student status based on a residence permit and/or social rights are not eligible.
Selection Criteria: UCL’s International Action Committee (CAI) selects PhD scholarship beneficiaries on the basis of the following criteria:
Number of Awardees: Not specified
Value and Duration of Scholarship: Recipients receive a UCL PhD scholarship that includes support for no more than 36 months and, if necessary, one or more round-trip airline tickets between the international airport nearest to the recipient’s home country residence and Brussels Airport.
How to Apply:
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