Thursday, May 23, 2013
VLIR-UOS Training Scholarships for Developing Countries
Last updated: 22 Nov 2012
1 Feb 2013 (annual)
Study in: Belgium
Course starts 2013
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.
Academic Institutions and Universities in Belgium:
• Universiteit Antwerpen
• Universiteit Gent
• Vrije Universiteit Brussel
International Training Programmes for 2013:
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
International Training Programme in Food Safety, Quality Assurance Systems and Risk Analysis
Number of Awards:
Every year, VLIR-UOS awards up to 70 scholarships to training participants.
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
Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, Peru, Surinam
The scholarships cover all related expenses.
Applicants applying both for academic admission and for a VLIR-UOS scholarship need to consider both the admission requirements to the and the scholarship criteria. Applicants should therefore refer to the websites of the participating Training Programmes for specific eligibility/admission requirements.
Study results will be taken into consideration during the selection but relevant professional experience and prospects for applying the acquired insights after return to the country are the most important academic selection criteria.
See the complete selection criteria
It is important to visit the main website (links found above) of the specific Training Programme you have chosen for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship. Detailed steps on how to apply for the scholarship is found at this
Deadline for scholarships application to the Training Programme is
1 February 2013
Official Scholarship Website:
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