VLIR-UOS Training Scholarships for Developing Countries


Deadline:Feb 2014 (annual)
Study in:  Belgium
Course starts 2014

Brief description:

VLIR-UOS awards training scholarships in Belgium to students from developing countries . In short training programmes, lasting one to four months, the focus is on transferring skills rather than knowledge, thus creating opportunities for cooperation and networking.

Host Institution(s):

Academic Institutions and Universities in Belgium:

• Universiteit Antwerpen
• Universiteit Gent
• Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Training Programmes:

International Training Programmes for 2014:

•  Lib@Web : Management of Electronic Information and Digital Libraries
•  AudioVisual Learning Materials – Media and Learning Unit (AVLM)
•  Human Rights for Development (‘HR4DEV’)
Road safety in Low and Middle-Income Countries: Challenges and Strategies for Improvement
•  Technology for Integrated Water Management
•  Dairy Nutrition
•  International Training Programme in Food Safety, Quality Assurance Systems and Risk Analysis

Number of Awards:

Not specified.

Target group:

Residents and nationals of the following countries are eligible for a VLIR-UOS scholarship:

Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Palestinian Administered Areas, Philippines, Vietnam

Latin America
Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, Peru, Surinam

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarships cover all related expenses.

Eligibility/Admission Requirements:

You can find the requisites for application (regarding nationality, age, professional experience, ect.) on the eligibility criteria page.

Application instructions:

The deadline for applications is determined by the programme. Check the list of eligible programmes 2014 to find out which calls for scholarships are currently open.  You can apply for a scholarship by following the guidelines for application on the website of the training or master programme of your interest. In case of doubt, please contact the training or master programme.  Applications that are sent to VLIR-UOS directly by the candidate will not be considered.

It is important to visit the main website (links found above) or the specific Training Programme you have chosen for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.scholarships.vliruos.be/4273.aspx

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