Ghent University Master Grants for Students from Developing Countries 2014

Deadline: 24th of December 2013

Ghent University is offering Master Grants to candidates from developing countries who wish to obtain a master’s degree at Ghent University. The grants are awarded for the duration of the studies with a maximum of 2 years. In case of a two-year-programme the scholarship will only be paid for the full term if the student successfully completes the first year of the programme. The scholarship consists of an insurance, an allowance of 1000 euro per month, an installation fee of 500€ and a refund of the yearly tuition fee with a maximum of 80€.

Scholarship Value

Each year, a maximum of 10 scholarships can be awarded. The master scholarships are awarded for the duration of the studies, aiming at the delivery of a Ghent University diploma after max. 2 years of study. The scholarship is paid for the total duration of the studies. In case of a 2-year study programme, the 2nd year will be paid upon successful completion of the first year (minimum 60 credits).

The scholarship fee consists of:

  • Allowance of €1000 per month.
  • One-time only installation fee of €500
  • Insurance (health, civil liability, repatriation)
  • Yearly reimbursement of the tuition fee with a maximum of €80


  • Only Residents from Angola, Myanmar, Niger, Pakistan, Algeria, China and Namibië (PDF) can apply for a Master Grant for an ICP program. If your country is not on this list, we suggest you to check the ICP scholarship of VLIR-UOS (external link).
  • Applicants who already received a Master Grant in the past, are not eligible.
  • You have to have a bachelor degree when you submit your application.
  • You should have a very good command of the English language.

Deadline for new students: 24th of December 2013
Deadline for students who already have admission: 31st of March 2014

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