Thu. May 19th, 2022

Scholarships for Masters (ICP Connect)


ICP Connect study programmes are accredited international study programmes organised at one or more Flemish universities. The programmes focus on subjects aligned with the Agenda 2030 and SDG principles. VLIR-UOS supports a selection of 15 ICPs and provides an annual intake of 10 new first-year scholarships for each ICP.

Candidates that meet the following criteria* may apply for an ICP Connect scholarship:

Nationality and country of residence:

Candidates’ must be nationals of one of the 29 eligible countries and must be a resident of one of these countries (not necessarily the same country) at the time of application.


Age: candidates’ age on January 1 of the year of intake must be no higher than 35 for an initial master and 45 for an advanced master.


Professional background and experience:

Preference will be given to candidates employed in higher education, government or civil society, or those targeting a career in one of these sectors. Candidates employed in the private sector or newly graduated candidates with no work experience may also be considered if they provide a strong motivation and profile.


Scholarship applications: Candidates may apply for only one ICP Connect scholarship application per year.


Previously awarded scholarships: Candidates may not have previously received a scholarship from the Belgian government to attend a study programme and may not have enrolled in a study programme at a Belgian higher education institution before January 1 of the year of intake.

View more :

https://www.vliruos.be/en/call_types/scholarships/scholarships_for_masters_(icp_connect)/1569