Belgium Government Scholarships for Master’s Degree and Training Programs (Fully funded)

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  • Apply Before : February 5, 2021
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Opportunity Details

  • Degree Master
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • No. of Opportunity 220
  • Fields of study Different
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 4 To 12 Months
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction EnglishFrench
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Opportunity Description

If you are a national of a developing country with professional experience willing to pursue your education and develop your skills in a development-related topic, apply for Belgium’s fully-funded master scholarship and training program at Wallonia-Brussels Federation.

The scholarship is offered for master’s degree and training courses/internship scholarships with full coverage of expenses for students from any developing country who meet the requirements of this scholarship.


Academic year: 2021-2022

Duration of scholarship:

  • Master degree: 1 year
  • Training courses: 4-6 months

Number of scholarships: 150 for the master’s degree and 70 for training courses

Host Institution: Higher Education Institutions of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation (ARES).

Application deadlines: January 15 (for some training courses) and February 5, 2021 (at the latest).

Scholarship benefits for master degree:

The scholarship is covering the following expenses:

  • One round-trip International Travel cost (economy class) annually
  • Yearly living allowance of 1150 Euro
  • Indirect mission fees about 150 euro
  • Installation, teaching and return fees
  • Registration fees of 700 Euro
  • Insurance
  • Interuniversity training traveling costs

Scholarship benefits for training courses:

The scholarship is covering the following expenses:

  • A round-trip International Travel cost (economy class)
  • Monthly living allowance of 1400 Euro for the duration of 6 months, but one to three-week training will be paid 83 Euros/day.
  • Indirect mission fees about 150 euro
  • Insurance
  • Interuniversity training traveling cost (to justify)

Fields of study for specialized master degree:

  • Master of specialization in development, environment, and companies
  • Master of specialization in human rights
  • Master of specialization in aquatic resource management and aquaculture
  • Master’s degree in risk and disaster management
  • Master of Specialization in Integrated Health Risk Management in the South (GIRISS)
  • Specialized Master in International and Development Economics
  • Master of specialization in transfusion medicine
  • Specialized Master in Microfinance
  • Master of specialization in integrated production and preservation of natural resources in urban and peri-urban areas
  • Specialized Master in Public Health Methodology
  • Master of Specialization in Public Health Sciences – Research Methods Applied to Global Health
  • Master of specializing in science and environmental management in developing countries
  • Master’s degree in transport and logistics

Training courses:

  • Internship in quality control and assurance of medicines and health products
  • Internship in geographic information system
  • Methodological internship in support of innovation in family farming
  • Research introductory course for strengthening health systems

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Who can apply?

Applicants who meet the following requirements:

  • Have the nationality of a developing country
  • Be under the age of 40 for a master degree and under 45 for training courses
  • Hold a diploma equivalent to a graduate-level diploma in Belgian universities.
  • Possess two to three years of related professional experience after graduate studies.
  • Be proficient in spoken and written French. Applicants of Courses held in other languages should have proper knowledge of the medium language(s) of the courses.
  • Apply only for one training course.

Applications that are incomplete, send by email or fax, received after the deadline, not in the relevant form or language, not matching the courses listed on the website, referring to more than one course, not following the criteria will not be considered.


Applicants should download the application form, read the details in the form, and act accordingly.

Then, applicants should create an account through GIRAF, complete the steps, and submit their application online.

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Go through the official link of the scholarship for additional information.

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