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Top-up Grants for Graduate Students 2017, Ghent University, Belgium



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Ghent University provides Top-up Grants to candidates from all countries on the OESO-DAC list, who wish to obtain a master’s degree at Ghent University. In 2017 the call will only be open for new students applying for a master or master-after-master programme taught in English.

Deadline and decision

There's no open call. Each programme (taught in English) proposes their top 3 applicants to the Committee for Development Cooperation (CDC). Decision will be taken May 18th 2017 by the CDC.

About the Top-up Grant

Each year, a minimum of 10 scholarships can be awarded.

The scholarship fee consists of:

  • Allowance of €650 per month.
  • All-in insurance (health, civil liability, repatriation)

Airline ticket and visa costs are not included in the grant.

Which programmes?

Master programmes

  • European Master of Science in Nuclear Fusion and Engineering Physics
  • European Master of Science in Photonics
  • International Master of Science in Agro- and Environmental Nematology
  • International Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  • International Master of Science in Environmental Technology and Engineering
  • International Master of Science in Marine Biological Resources (Applied Marine Ecology and Conservation )
  • International Master of Science in Rural Development
  • Master of Science in Aquaculture
  • Master of Science in Biochemistry and Biotechnology
  • Master of Science in Bioinformatics
  • Master of Science in Biology
  • Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Chemical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Chemistry
  • Master of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Master of Science in Computer Science Engineering
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Electromechanical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Engineering Physics
  • Master of Science in Environmental Sanitation
  • Master of Science in Fire Safety Engineering
  • Master of Science in Food Technology
  • Master of Science in Geology
  • Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
  • Master of Science in Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management
  • Master of Science in Nutrition and Rural Development (Human Nutrition)
  • Master of Science in Physical Land Resources (Land Resources Engineering)
  • Master of Science in Physical Land Resources (Soil Science)
  • Master of Science in Sustainable Materials Engineering
  • Master of Science in Textile Engineering
  • MSc in Business Engineering (Data Analytics)
  • MSc in Business Engineering (Finance)
  • MSc in Business Engineering (Operations management)
  • Master of Science in Business Economics (Accountancy)
  • Master of Science in Business Economics (Corporate Finance)
  • Master of Science in Business Economics (Marketing)
  • Master of Arts in African Studies 

Master-after-Master programmes

  • Master of Science in Banking and Finance
  • Master of Laws in European Union Law
  • Master of Laws in International and European Law
  • Master of Laws in International Business Law
  • Master of Laws in Law and Economics
  • Master of Arts in Advanced Studies in Linguistics
  • Master of Science in Maritime Sciences
  • Master of Science in Marketing Analysis
  • Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering
  • Master of Science in Plant Biotechnology
  • Master of Science in Space Studies
  • Master of Science in Statistical Data Analysis
  • Master of Science in Integrated Water Management

Who can apply?

New students who wish to obtain a Master's or Master-after-Master's degree at Ghent University.

Degree

  • You have to have a bachelor degree when applying for a Master programme.
  • You have to have a Master degree when applying for a Master-after-Master programme.

Nationality

You have to come from a country on the longlist of the OESO-DAC country list.

Selection procedure 

Selection Committee

The Committee for Development Cooperation makes a selection of the applications based on the recommendations obtained from a working group of this Committee.

The Committee then proceeds to formulate well-founded recommendations to the Executive Committee of Ghent University.

Selection criteria

The recommendations are based on:

  • The qualifications of the applicant for the Top-up grant
  • There is no strict age limit, altough applicants below 40 years are preferred
  • The significance of the master's programme for the student's country
  • Validation of the knowledge in the student's country

Selected students need to do their thesis at Ghent University. The Top-up grant is for 2 master-years, but the grantee needs to prove at least 54 credits in the first master year.

For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.


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Publish Date
April 04, 2017




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