Doctoral Scholarships for Candidates from Developing Countries at Ghent University in Belgium

Highly motivated students from developing countries are invited to apply for the doctoral Scholarships. This funding program is organized by Ghent University for the academic year 2020/21.

The educational award is open for PhD students from developing countries who wish to carry out half of their PhD research at Ghent University and half in a university in a developing country.

Doctoral Scholarships for Candidates from Developing Countries at Ghent University in Belgium

Scholarship Benefits

Students receives a bench fee of €310/per month of research in Ghent + €8000 travel budget to cover (part of) the operational costs, as well as part of the travelling costs.

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Eligible Countries: Students from Developing Countries are eligible to apply for this application.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The doctoral students will be awarded in any subject offered by the university.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Candidates need to come from – and have the nationality of – a developing country
  • This funding is only open for students who intend to obtain a (joint ) PhD degree at Ghent University
  • The proposals must be jointly submitted by a candidate, a promoter (supervisor) at Ghent University and a supervisor at the partner university.
  • No restrictions are imposed on the field of research, nevertheless, preference will be given to topics that are relevant for development.

Scholarship Requirements

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