Call for applicants Master scholarship in Belgium at KU LEUVEN university 2019-2020

Call for applicants Master scholarship in Belgium at KU LEUVEN university 2019-2020

Belgium 15 Feb 2019
KU Leuven

KU Leuven

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Call for applicants Master scholarship in Belgium at KU LEUVEN university:

Motivated and talented international students interested in participating in an international master programme of the Faculty of Science of the KU Leuven are invited to apply for a scholarship.  Due to specifically assigned scholarships, you can only apply for a limited number of Masters.

For the following masters you can apply for the Scholarship :

Master of Chemistry

Master of Geography

Master of Physics

Master of Statistics

Students applying for the QASS-programme of the Master of Statistics are excluded from the Science@Leuven Scholarship, since this programme requires a master diploma.

Scholarship Benefits:

The amount of the scholarship can be up to 10.000 Euro for 1 year. The Board of the will decide exactly how much a scholarship will be. The scholarship will always cover the tuition fee for 1 year, the insurance and a basic health insurance coverage. The amount awarded for living expenses can vary.

If a student is awarded the full scholarship of 10.000 Euro, it is still advisable to bring some extra money. 

Most master programmes of the Faculty of Science are two-year programmes. The scholarship for the second master year will only be continued on the condition that the student had outstanding results the first master year.

Entry requirements:

Applicants must meet and prove the following requirements:

-the applicants have not studied or worked at the University of Leuven before,

-the applicants have a bachelor degree from a foreign university that gives them access to the master programme they are applying for,

-the applicants have not yet acquired a master degree or a PhD,

-the applicants can prove excellent study results during their former training,

-the applicants can prove a very strong knowledge of English,

-the applicants show strong motivation to follow a master programme at the Faculty of Science of the KU Leuven

-the applicants are willing to act as ambassador for the programme.

-The students that have been awarded a scholarship will be asked to sign a contract that stipulates the conditions of acceptance.

Important dates

1st of March till end of March:

research if all the requirements for admission to the Master programme have been met.

Beginning of April:

Research if all the requirements for application for the scholarship have been met.

From mid-April till end of April

The Selection committee makes a ranking of the students who have been selected for the Scholarship.

Beginning of May

The Board of the Science@Leuven Fund awards the scholarships and the students are being notified of their status.

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