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Study in Belgium: Hasselt University Masters Scholarship Program 2021 for Students from Developing Countries

The Flemish Interuniversity Council (VLIR-UOS) offers 12 scholarships each year for our ICP Master’s programme Master of Statistics.

Application Deadline: 1st February 2021

Eligible Countries: 

  • 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

To Be Taken At (Country): Belgium

Type: Masters


  • Nationality and Country of Residence: a candidate should be a national and resident of one of the following 31 countries (not necessarily the same country) at the time of application:
    • Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe
    • Asia: Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, Palestinian Territories, Vietnam
    • Latin America: Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, Peru
  • Age: the maximum age for a Master programme candidate is 35 years. The candidate cannot exceed this age on January 1 of the intake year.
  • Language requirements:
    Candidates who wish to apply have to demonstrate good command of the English language, both spoken and written.English language skills need to be confirmed by a recent score on the Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or any recognised proficiency test:

    • a TOEFL score report (paper-based: score 550 or more, computerbased: score 213 or more, internet-based: score 79-80)
    • IELTS certificate (overall band score 6.0)

The English Language Test can be waived on the basis of an interview or if English language proficiency is proven otherwise (e.g. if education or part of it was in English or if English is a national language in your home country).

Number of Awards: 12

Value of Award: Which costs are covered by the scholarship?

  • Allowance as of September 2018 (this includes the accommodation and family allowance): € 1150/month;
  • Several one-time payments;
  • Insurance, international travel and tuition fee.

How to Apply: More information on the scholarships and all eligibility criteria can be found on the VLIR-UOS website.

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

  1. Belete Abi says

    because my email is open in this year

  2. Faith Sila says

    Hello. Am interested in Belgium scholarship. How do i apply.

  3. Kasahun Tsegaye says

    It is a golden opportunity ,thanks for providing .

  4. Oyella Gloria says

    Thanks for the information about scholarships. Yes indeed I would wish to get a masters scholarship in any of those universities listed above

  5. AWEL HAJI says

    I glad to study masters of statistics in Hasselt University. so please help me in applying for it.
    and also contact me by my phone: +251930745838

  6. Gedion Tsegay says

    Hello, I am from Ethiopia and currently now I am studying in china ,and I will graduate this year at June 2021 but I cant go back to my home country due to political crisis so, I need help

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