Roger Dillemans Fund for Developing Countries at KU Leuven University in Belgium


KU Leuven University is inviting applications for Roger Dillemans Fund. Scholarships are available for developing-world students in Leuven to pursue master’s degree programme.

For the 2017-2018 academic year scholarships will be granted to students who have obtained a first master’s degree from KU Leuven and would like to continue their studies with a second (60 ECTS) master’s degree at KU Leuven University, or to KU Leuven students currently enrolled in the first phase of their 120 ECTS Master looking for funding of the final phase.

The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, also known as KU Leuven or the University of Leuven, is a Dutch-speaking university in Leuven, Flanders, Belgium.

The Scholarship includes:

  • € 8,600.00/year living expenses
  • Tuition fee waiver
  • Affiliation with a Belgian Health Insurance Company
  • Third Party Liability Insurance

Scholarship can be taken in the Sweden

Eligibility: Each applicant must

  • Be from one of the following developing countries:
    Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe etc.
  • Have an initial master’s degree from KU Leuven or be currently enrolled in the first phase of a KU Leuven Master
  • Have excellent study results: minimum 68% overall (cum laude)

How to Apply: Students interested in a scholarship from the Roger Dillemans Fund should follow this procedure:

  • Be admitted to the Master’s Programme of their choice via the Application Procedure of the KU Leuven Admissions Office in case you will start a new Master programme next academic year.
  • Please also send an e-mail to Mathias Groenweghe that you are applying for a Roger Dillemans Fund scholarship, including your motivation and transcript of all the marks obtained at KU Leuven.
  • Your reference letter should be sent directly by your referee to Mathias Groenweghe. Please note that only KU Leuven referees are accepted.
  • Fill out the application form.

Application Deadline: The deadline for submission is March 31, 2017.

To apply and for futher information, click here

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