Saturday, April 8, 2017

Special Research Fund-Doctoral Scholarships for Foreign Students at University of Ghent in Belgium



Applications are inviting for Special Research Fund-Doctoral Scholarships for Belgian and Foreign to pursue the doctoral programme at the University of Ghent.
With support from its “Special Research Fund” (BOF), Ghent University wishes to support university research groups or research centres in developing countries in their aim to grow into excellent research centres by
upgrading local academic personnel.
Ghent University is a top 100 university and one of the major universities in Belgium. Our 11 faculties offer a wide range of courses and conduct in-depth research in both exact and social sciences. Ghent University aims to encourage its students to adopt a critical approach within a creative, development-oriented educational and research environment.
To be able to determine the proficiency of someone’s knowledge of Dutch or English, Ghent University uses the Common European Framework Reference for Foreign Languages. There are six foreign language proficiency levels and is a basis for the recognition of language qualifications.
Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue the doctoral programme.
Study Subject: The best way to do this is by browsing through the list of faculties and research topics available on the research directory of website.
Number of Scholarships: Not Known
Scholarship can be taken in the Belgium
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship.
This call is the only call from the Special Research Fund that is open to all nationalities. Both Belgian and foreign students are eligible to apply. This implies that the call is highly competitive. The first selection criteria in this call are the study result of the candidates, which means you will need to prove you are a top student (in respect of study results). To be taken into consideration, applicants preferably belong at least to the top 15% best students of the group of fellow students who took exams for the same degree (on bachelor and master level). Applicants with a lower candidate score stand very little chance of getting a BOF-doctoral scholarship.
The Research Council makes a selection of the applications. The recommendation is based on the evaluation of the qualifications of the applicant (study results), the project and the scientific/scholarly potential of the promoter’s research group(s).
Nationality: Both Belgian and foreign students are eligible to apply.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: The first selection criteria in this call are the study result of the candidates, which means you will need to prove you are a top student (in respect of study results).
English language Requirements: To be able to determine the proficiency of someone’s knowledge of Dutch or English, Ghent University uses the Common European Framework Reference for Foreign Languages. There are six foreign language proficiency levels and is a basis for the recognition of language qualifications.
How to Apply: For more information contact: BOF-at-UGent.be.
Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is May 4, 2017.
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