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There are various possible scholarships for international students, depending on their country of origin, study programme, etc. for the Master of Statistics.


VLIR-UOS scholarships

VLIR-UOS provide 12 full-fledged scholarships for the ICP-programme of the Master of Statistics.

The scholarship eligibility criteria include (non-limitative list, for information purposes only): 

  • Nationality and Country of Residence:
    • A candidate should be a national and resident of one of the following 31 countries (not necessarily the same country) at the time of application:
      • Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Cameroon, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Niger
      • Asia: Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, Palestinian Territories, Vietnam
      • Latin America: Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, Peru
  • Age:
    • The maximum age for a Master programme candidate is 35 years. The candidate cannot succeed this age on January 1 of the intake year.

Other and more specific eligibility criteria can be found on the VLIR-UOS website.


Master Mind scholarships

The Government of Flanders has launched this new scholarship programme in 2015, Master Mind Scholarships. For the academic year 2017-2018, it awarded up to 45 scholarships to outstanding Master students from all countries. The programme aims to promote the internationalization of the Flemish Higher Education.

The general eligibility requirements include:

  • The applicant applies to take up a Master degree programme at a higher education institution in Flanders.
  • The applicant should have a high standard of academic performance and/or potential. He/she meets all academic entrance criteria, including relevant language requirements, for entering the Master programme in question offered by the Flemish host institution.
  • All nationalities can apply. The previous degree obtained should be from a higher education institution located outside Flanders.
  • Students who are already enrolled in a Flemish higher education institution cannot apply.

The call for these scholarships are launched in December, and the deadline for Application is in April. More information on the application can be found here.


BTC Scholarships

BTC is the Belgian development cooperation agency that supports developing countries in their fight against poverty. Each year BTC grants scholarships in Belgium across diverse fields of training, including Master programmes to students from its priority countries.The list of countries include: Algeria, Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, DR Congo, Ecuador, Guinea, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Niger, Palestinian Territory, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam.

In case you are interested in these scholarships, you should contact the BTC-representative of Belgium in your country. This information can be found on the BTC website under countries. 


For all scholarships opportunities at Hasselt University, please have a look here.


Disclaimer: Please note that the information provided here is intended for informational purposes only and may be subject to changes.