Science@Leuven Scholarship for Masters at K.U.Leuven University in Belgium, 2016-2017


Science@Leuven Scholarship for Masters at K.U.Leuven University in Belgium, and applications deadline varies … Applications are invited for Science@Leuven Scholarship available for international students in Belgium which is funded by KU Leuven for 2016-2017 academic years. Scholarships are available for international master programme within the Faculty of Science of the KU Leuven. The amount of the scholarship can be up to 10.000 Euro for 1 year. The Board of the Science@Leuven Fund will decide exactly how much a scholarship will be. The scholarship will always cover the tuition fee for 1 year, the insurance and a basic health insurance coverage. The amount awarded for living expenses can vary. Full details: 

School(Institutions/ Country): University of Leuven | Belgium

Level: Master Programme

Field(s): Astronomy and Astrophysics, Biology , Molecular and Cellular Biophysics, Chemistry, Physics, Geography, Mathematics, Statistics within the Faculty of Science of the KU Leuven

Deadline: The deadlines for applications from Exchange Students are:

Only applications that have been submitted( with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before the 31st of January will be considered for the scholarship. 

Time Path Selection procedure

  • 1st of March till end of March:

research if all the requirements for admission to the Master programme have been met.

  • Beginning of April:

Research if all the requirements for application for the scholarship have been met.

  • From mid-April till end of April

The Selection committee makes a ranking of the students who have been selected for the Scholarship.

  • Beginning of May

The Board of the Science@Leuven Fund awards the scholarships and the students are being notified of their status.

  • No deadline for applications of international scholars and specialization students

Funded By: University of Leuven, Belgium

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Science@Leuven Scholarship is targeted for International students and EEA/non-EEA citizens

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified

Scholarship Duration: Most master programmes of the Faculty of Science are 2-year programmes. The scholarship for the second master year will be only be continued for students having had outstanding results the first master year.

Scholarship covers: The amount of the scholarship can be up to 10.000 Euro for 1 year. The Board of the Science-at-Leuven Fund will decide exactly how much a scholarship will be. The scholarship will always cover the tuition fee for 1 year, the insurance and basic health insurance coverage. The amount awarded for living expenses can vary. If a student is awarded the full scholarship of 10.000 Euro, it is still advisable to bring some extra money.  The expense for a full year at the KU Leuven is estimated to be about 11.000 euro.

Description

Science@Leuven Scholarship

Motivated and talented international students interested in participating in an international master programme of the Faculty of Science of the KU Leuven are invited to apply for a scholarship. For the following masters you can apply for the Scholarship: Master of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Master of Biology, Master of Biophysics, Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Master of Chemistry, Master of Physics, Master of Geography, Interuniversity Master of Geology (only students applying for the specialization Geodynamics and Georesources or Surface processes and Paleoenvironments can apply for the scholarship.  Students applying for the other specialisations (enrollment at Ghent University) will not be considered for the scholarship.), Master of Mathematics, Master of Statistics. Students applying for the QASS-programme of the Master of Statistics are excluded from the Science-at-Leuven Scholarship, since this programme requires a master diploma. Do not apply for the Scholarship if you are interested in another Master Programme.  Your application will not be considered.

Eligibility



To apply for Science@Leuven Scholarship, applicants must meet and prove the following requirements:

  • the applicants have not studied or worked at the University of Leuven before,
  • the applicants have a bachelor degree from a foreign university that gives them access to the master programme they are applying for,
  • the applicants have not yet acquired a master degree or a PhD,
  • the applicants can prove having had excellent study results during their former training,
  • the applicants can prove a very strong knowledge of English,
  • the applicants show strong motivation to follow a master programme at the Faculty of Science of the KU Leuven
  • the applicants are willing to act as an ambassador for the programme.
  • Please do not apply if applicants do not meet all the Requirements
  • The students that have been awarded a scholarship will be asked to sign a contract that stipulates the conditions of acceptance.
  • For all the English taught master programmes the following language requirements are requested.  This is even more so for applicants for the Scholarship.  The level of English is considered to be a selection criterium.


Selection Criteria for Science@Leuven Scholarship


‣ The selection procedure involves several steps:

  • The applicants go through the admission procedure of the Master Programme of their choice.  Only students admitted to a Master Programme of the Faculty of Science are considered for the scholarship.
  • The applicants with a complete file and meeting all the necessary requirements are selected for the first round.
  • The list of applicants per master programme is sent to the respective programme director who ranks the students eligible for the Scholarship.
  • The selection committee receives the list of the selected applicants per programme and agrees on a ranking of all the applicants.
  • The selection committee selects a number of students to be interviewed via skype.
  • The selected applicants are interviewed via skype
  • The selection committee makes a final ranking of all the candidates that have been interviewed.
  • The Board of the Science-at-Leuven Fund defines how many scholarships are available and awards the scholarships.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Applciants are required to apply via online.

‣ The application form PDF is downloaded from the KU Leuven website and likewise submitted online. Other required documents are attached or uploaded to the application form also online.

‣ Scholarship Application Due date: The application deadlines for 2015-2016 sessions are:-The deadlines for applications from Exchange Students are:

Only applications that have been submitted( with the International Office and registered on the website of the scholarship) before the 31st of January will be considered for the scholarship. 

Time Path Selection procedure

  • 1st of March till end of March:

research if all the requirements for admission to the Master programme have been met.

  • Beginning of April:

Research if all the requirements for application for the scholarship have been met.

  • From mid-April till end of April

The Selection committee makes a ranking of the students who have been selected for the Scholarship.

  • Beginning of May

The Board of the Science@Leuven Fund awards the scholarships and the students are being notified of their status.


‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

For more Information about Science@Leuven Scholarship



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