IRO KU Leuven PhD scholarship programme

IRO KU Leuven PhD scholarship programme

Introduction:  As one of its contributions to development cooperation, KU Leuven offers each academic year IRO KU Leuven PhD scholarship to deserving students from developing countries to do their PhD in the largest university of Flanders, Belgium. The programme is organized and managed by the Interfaculty Council for Development Cooperation.

IRO KU Leuven PhD scholarship programme

IRO KU Leuven PhD scholarship programme

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Eligibility requirements are as follows:

  • 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:AfghanistanKenyaArmeniaBangladeshKyrgyz Rep.BoliviaBhutanTajikistanCape VerdeBurundi Côte d’IvoireCentral African Rep. El SalvadorComoros GeorgiaDjibouti GuatemalaEritrea HondurasGambia IndonesiaGuinea-Bissau Kosovo*Kiribati Micronesia, Federated StatesLesotho MongoliaMadagascar NicaraguaMali PakistanMozambique ParaguayNepal Sri LankaRwanda SyriaSão Tomé and Príncipe TongaSierra Leone UkraineSomalia VietnamSudan  Timor-Leste  Tuvalu  Vanuatu
  • Yemen
  • Uganda
  • Togo
  • Tanzania
  • South Sudan West Bank and Gaza Strip
  • Solomon Islands Uzbekistan
  • Senegal Turkmenistan
  • Samoa Tokelau (Territory)
  • Niger Swaziland
  • Myanmar Philippines
  • Mauritania Papua New Guinea
  • Malawi Nigeria
  • Liberia Morocco
  • Laos Moldova
  • Haiti Marshall Islands
  • Guinea Iraq
  • Ethiopia India
  • Equatorial Guinea Guyana
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. Ghana
  • Chad Fiji
  • Cambodia Egypt
  • Burkina FasoZimbabweCongo, Rep.
  • BeninSouth SudanCameroon
  • AngolaKorea, Dem. Rep.Belize
  • Zambia
  • 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 2015 (including the ongoing calendar year).
  • The candidate must hold an academic qualification at least with distinction or equivalent.
  • Research project of excellent academic quality, taking into account the development relevance of the proposal.
  • The candidate must demonstrate a development oriented motivation.
  • Excellent recommendations.
  • In order to ensure embeddedness of the research within the context of the home country, a local co-promoter must be appointed.

You can also apply for Hellman Fellowship, Science Policy Fellowships or Beijing Government Scholarship for international students.

Deadline: NOVEMBER .

Best of Luck!

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