Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD program at KU Leuven.
Scholarship Provider: Catholic University of Leuven’s Interfaculty Council for Development Cooperation, Belgium
Scholarship can be taken at: Belgium
-The applicant must be a citizen of one of the countries on the OECD DAC table that are listed under the following categories: Least Developed Countries, Low Income Countries or Low Middle Income Countries.
-The applicant may not possess dual citizenship, where the second citizenship is from an EU country.
-The candidate must have been awarded his master’s degree or an immediately contiguous master’s degree no more than ten years prior to the 1st of October 2016 (including the ongoing calendar year).
The candidate must hold an academic qualification at least equivalent to a high distinction. Degrees obtained with a final score equivalent to second class second/lower division will not be taken into consideration.
-Excellent academic quality of the research project, focusing on the development relevance of the proposal.
-The candidate must demonstrate a development-oriented motivation.
-The candidate must be supported by a local co-promoter at the candidate’s home country to ensure embeddedness of the research within the country’s context.
-The candidate must be supported by excellent recommendations from relevant referees.
Read more: IRO Doctoral Scholarship for Developing Countries, Belgium Scholarship Positions 2015 2016