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Scholarships Development Studies


The Flemish Interuniversity Council (VLIR-UOS) offers 12 scholarships per Master’s programme (see the application procedure ).

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

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The scholarship programme of BTC applies to candidates from the following BTC partner countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, DR Congo, Guinea, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Uganda, Palestine, Rwanda, Senegal and Tanzania

Further information can be obtained from the Belgian Embassy and the Belgian Technical Co-operation country offices and on

Master Mind

The Government of Flanders awards up to 45 scholarships to outstanding Master students. The Master Mind programme aims to promote the internationalisation of the Flemish Higher Education.

Applications need to be made before 15 February 2017. 


  • The applicant should have a high standard of academic performance and/or potential. He/she meets all academic entrance criteria, including relevant language requirements, for entering the relevant Master programme offered by the University of Antwerp.
  • Students from all countries can apply. Your previous degree (Bachelor or Master degree) must have been completed in an educational institution located outside Flanders.


  • The duration of mobility is a minimum 1 academic year to a maximum period equalling the full duration of the Master programme.
  • The incoming student is awarded a scholarship of maximum 7.500 Euro per academic year.

How to apply?

The IOB submits the application on behalf of the student. To apply for the Master Mind scholarship, students need to complete the following steps:

  1. Submit your application and documents for the relevant Master programme at IOB (See application procedure here)
  2. During your application clearly indicate that you would also like to apply for the Master Mind Scholarship. In addition, send an e-mail to
  3. Submit your Master application before 15 February 2017.

Potential candidates will be identified by the selection committee and will be contacted by mid-March 2017 in order to further complete the Master Mind application file. The results of the final selection by the Flemish Government will be known in July 2017.

More information can be found on the website of the scholarship programme.

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