Masters Scholarship at ARES Belgium:
Each year, ARES grants an average of 150 scholarships as part of the master’s program, to citizens from countries in the global South.
Field of Study:
Science & Engineering Subjects offered at the University.
Fully Funded Scholarships:
|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.
|1150 €/month for a duration of 12 months.
|Indirect mission fees
|150 €. This amount is given once per stay, upon arrival of the grantee.
|Arrival allowance, tuition and return fees
|700 €. This amount is given once per stay, upon arrival of the grantee.
|At the current rate for DGD grantees.
|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.
The scholarship is open to students from Africa and developing countries.
The following will apply for the selection of holders of scholarships:
- Originally from a developing country. To be eligible, applicants must reside and work in their own country at the time of filing;
- Only nationals of the following countries are eligible to apply for scholarships ARES: Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cuba, Ecuador, Ethiopia ( only for courses in English ), Haiti, Madagascar, Morocco, Niger, Peru, Philippines, DR Congo, Rwanda, Senegal, Vietnam ;
- Either under the age of 40 for courses and under 45 for training periods at the start of training;
- Either holds a diploma comparable to a diploma of the second cycle of Belgian university education. However, for certain types of training, different requirements may be set out, which will be specified below;
- Demonstrates a professional occupation in a developing country of at least two years after completing his / her second cycle or three years after the end of his / her studies when the candidate holds a post-graduate diploma a university in an industrialized country;
- Good knowledge of written and spoken French. For courses organized in another language, it is necessary to have a good knowledge of the language of the course, written and spoken. The candidate will also be asked to commit to learning French in order to participate in everyday life in Belgium;
Applying procedure Instructions:
Download the 2020-2021 form in English (15 pages – 119 KB) (for specialized master’s degrees in English).
Important: Applying for an ARES Masters and Training scholarship is absolutely free of charge. ARES does not charge any fee at any stage of the application or selection process. You may raise any question or concern about persons or companies claiming to be acting on behalf of ARES and requesting the payment of a fee by emailing ARES at [email protected].
Any application containing cash will be automatically rejected.
5 February 2021