Study in Belgium on the VLIR-UOS Scholarship – For Africans

There is an exciting opportunity to have your masters degree funded by the government of Belgium. If you are interested in gaining a reputable degree from a top European academic institution in Belgium, you will be interested in the VLIR-UOS Training and Masters Scholarships in Belgium.

VLIR-UOS awards scholarships to students from 54 eligible countries in Africa, Asia and Latin-America, to follow an English-taught training or master programme at a Flemish university or university college in Belgium. VLIR-UOS scholarship covers allowance, accommodation, insurance, international travel and tuition fee.

To apply to the scholarship, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be national and resident of one of the 54 eligible countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
  • Be Aged 40 years or less for a Master programme
  • Meet the academic admission criteria set by the university or university college, concerning educational background, language proficiency, etc.

Applications are currently open for Master Programmes and the scholarship however, the deadline varies depending on the program. Further information can be obtained from the websites of the specific Training or Master’s Programme you have chosen.

The scholarship covers programmes such as:

  • Nutrition and Rural Development, main subject: Human Nutrition..
  • Biology – Specialisation Human Ecology.
  • Statistics – Specialisation Biostatistics.
  • Molecular Biology.
  • Water Resources Engineering.
  • Etc

The benefits for the masters scholarship include:

  • Allowance: € 860/month
  • Accommodation allowance: € 375/month
  • Family allowance: € 62 per dependent person/month
  • Several one-time payments
  • Insurance, international travel and tuition fee

Application process: To apply for a training or Master programme, visit the website of the training or Master Programme of your interest. Follow the guidelines for application for the programme as mentioned on its website. While applying, mention that you wish to apply for the scholarship. The programme coordinator will forward your application to VLIR-UOS. note that VLIR-UOS will not consider applications submitted directly to them by the candidates!

More information available here.


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  3. Emmanuel says:

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  8. muhammed ahmed says:

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  9. GETASEW ALEM says:

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    I am GETASEW ALEM from Ethiopia,east Africa. I graduate first degree with language of Amharic and English. Now I am so eager to follow your masters program specially social study fields. please make me full of my hobby.

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  12. Tsegaye Yifru. says:

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    Dear sir/madam I am Ashenafi Gizatu from Hawassa, Ethiopia. I graduated MBA in marketing management from Hawassa university. I am interested to join your university to continue my PhD degree in International development studies.

    Thank you in advance!

  14. desta says:

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  15. Sirgutemariam kelemework says:

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  16. my name is Bikila from Ethiopia until I study mechanical engineering 2 year am very interesting to get this scholar ship if you give me this chance my email

  17. my name is Bikila from Ethiopia. until I study mechanical engineering at Hawassa university. am very interesting to get this scholar ship

  18. Please give me the chance
    Iam. Yirgalem kasahun from Ethiopia I was graduated with BA degree in public administration and development management from alpha university college ADI’s Abeba please help me I came from lower family and no one should help me with out God .thank you!

  19. desta says:

    i am desta buli from ethiopia and i have BA in chemical engineering ,and i want to continue my education in your university because i have no one to help me.

  20. saada says:

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  21. i am samuel kifletsion from hamelmallo agricultural college in eritrea and i am BVM so i want to continue ma DVM program in your university so that please offer me i am glade to see your replay

  22. Fiseha Haderay says:

    my name is Fiseha Haderay from Ethiopia . i have a degree in Geography & i want to study master in related course .

  23. Justine ngole says:

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  24. lsmail Maswud says:

    I am lsmail Maswud from Ghana and l have completed shs offered economics and l would like to do my masters in economics in your reputable universities. I will be grateful if I’m considered .Thank you.

  25. My name is Atsbeha Nigusie Desta, an Ethiopian citizen, current residence Sudan Khartoum in refuge, I have BA Degree in Management more than seven years work experiences in different sectors.So I would like to upgrade to master.Can you help me how can I get for full funded scholar ship please?

  26. natnael samuel says:

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  27. Getrude Moyo says:

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  28. Bimenyimana jean Damascene says:

    Am john from Rwanda I am doing philosophy and I would like to do masters in international relationship if will be considered for next year! Thanks a lot

  29. natnael samuel says:

    My name is natnael samuel.i’m from ethiopia.I have degree in public administration & development management & i need to have the second degree (master)in any of related fied.I am greate full if you consider me.thank you.

  30. dastaa bulii says:

    My name is Desta Buli Kema, an Ethiopian citizen, current residence addis ababa ethiopia, I have BSC degree in chemical engineering.So I would like to upgrade to master.Can you help me how can I get for full funded scholar ship please?

  31. Desmond says:

    My name is Desmond I need full scholarship to study procurement. I had my first degree in logistics and supply chain management. I’m from Ghana.

  32. Muhammed Bellow Aliyu says:

    With due respect and to express my gratitude. I’m very excited to heard this. I will be glad if the scholarship can consider me to further my masters degree program. I’m from Nigeria been attended ECOTES BENIN UNIVERSITY where I studied International Relations as my discipline and with a G P 4.57. I would be happy if grand the opportunity. Thank You

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