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21 Jan 2017

100% Doctoral Scholarships At Ghent University, Belgium

Ghent University a leading Belgian University With support from its “Special Research Fund” (BOF) is offering scholarships to Students who are citizens of  developing counties., Who intend to undergo a research program in the institution.
This scholarship program is worth € 1.958 per month. The Ghent University promoter also receives a bench fee of €15.440 to cover (part of) the operational costs, as well as the travelling costs of the student and both the Ghent University and the local promoter.


– Applicants must be citizens of a developing country.

– Applicants must have completed their bachelors and masters degree program in any recognized institution.

– Applicants must have outstanding academic grades.

– Applicants must have applied or applying to Ghent University.

– Applicants must be able to work on the PhD project at the partner university in a selected developing country (South). This implies that there must be a local PhD supervisor at the partner university or research center.

Application Process

The candidate applies to Ghent University jointly with a promoter of Ghent University and a supervisor at the local institution.

The promoter at Ghent University has to fill in a separate document called a promoter’s advice with advice on the candidate, stating the promoter’s opinion on the potential of the candidate as a future researcher.

The Research Council makes a selection of the applications based on the following:

i) the qualifications of the applicant;

ii) the doctoral project;

iii) the relevance of the research topic for development;

iv) the scientific/scholarly potential of the promoter’s research group(s);

v) the partnership between Ghent University and the local institute;

vi) the scientific/scholarly potential of the local institute.

Applications should be submitted electronically to application@Ugent.be

Application Deadline

The application deadline for this scholarship program is on 7th March 2017.

For More Information Visit  The Scholarship Webpage. 

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