Wallonia-Brussels Federation Scholarships for Masters and Training Programmes 2019/20, Belgium


Deadline:

January 11, 2019


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MASTERS AND TRAINING PROGRAMMES IN BELGIUM

Are you a national of a developing country? Do you already hold a master’s degree?

Do you have professional experience and are you looking to further develop your skills in a development-related topic?

Scholarships for masters and training courses offer you the chance to pursue a one-year specialised master’s degree programme or a 4-to-6-month advanced training course within a higher education institution of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation, Belgium.

Financial support

Each year, ARES grants an average of 150 scholarships as part of the master’s program, and 70 grants for training courses, to citizens from countries in the global South.

Amounts for a master's scholarship

International travel costs

Receipts must be provided

Economy-class travel on an IATA-approved airline, with a maximum of one round-trip ticket per academic year.

Living allowance

Flat rate

1150 €/month for a duration of 12 months.

Indirect mission fees

Flat rate

150 €. This amount is given once per stay, upon arrival of the grantee.

Arrival allowance, tuition and return fees

Flat rate

700 €. This amount is given once per stay, upon arrival of the grantee.

Registration fees

 

At the current rate for DGD grantees.

Insurance fees

 

Directly paid by ARES.

Travel costs that are part of inter-university training

Receipts must be provided

Reimbursed based on real costs incurred, with receipts provided.


Amounts for a training course grant

International travel costs

Receipts must be provided

Economy-class travel on an IATA-approved airline, one round-trip ticket.

Living allowance

Flat rate

83 €/day for stays lasting 8 to 17 days
1400 €/month for stays lasting 18 days to 1 month (set amount)
1400 €/month for stays lasting 1 to 6 months, prorated to the number of days

Indirect mission fees

Flat rate

150 €. This amount is given once per stay, upon arrival of the grantee.

Insurance fees

 

Directly paid by ARES.

Travel expenses in the framework of inter university trainings

Receipts must be provided

Reimbursed based on the real incurred, with receipts provided.

Admissibility criteria

For a request to be valid, the applicant must:

  1. Be a citizen of a developing country. To be eligible, applicants must be residing and working in their country of origin when they apply;
  2. Only nationals of the following countries may apply for grants from ARES: Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cuba, Ecuador, Ethiopia (only for training courses in English), Haiti, Madagascar, Morocco, Niger, Peru, the Philippines, the DR Congo, Rwanda, Senegal, and Vietnam;
  3. Be under the age of 40 for degree programs, and under 45 for training courses, at the time the training is scheduled to begin;
  4. Have earned a diploma comparable to a graduate-level diploma from Belgian university studies. Nevertheless, for certain training courses, different requirements may be requested, which will be specified below;
  5. Possess relevant professional experience in a developing country of at least two years after graduate studies, or of three years after their studies if the applicant has earned a post-grad degree from a university in an industrialized country;
  6. Have good mastery of written and spoken French. For training courses held in another language, it is essential to have a proper level in the course’s language, both written and spoken. We shall insist that the applicant commit to learning French in order to take part in daily life in Belgium;
  7. Apply for only one training course.

For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.


This opportunity has expired. It was originally published here:

https://www.ares-ac.be/en/cooperation-au-developpement/scholarships/masters-and-training-programmes-in-belgium



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