Short Detail of Advanced Masters and Bachelors Degree Or Continuing Education Courses:Institute Name: ARES.
Country to Study in: Belgium.
Courses Offered: All Subjects.
Degree Level: Masters, and Bachelor.
Students Nationality: International Students.
Scholarship Award: Partial Funding.
Last Date/Dead Line: 27 January 2023.
Description of Scholarship:
Advanced Masters and Bachelors Degree Or Continuing Education Courses announced by ARES for International Students to study in Belgium. The scholarship allows Masters, and Bachelor level programm(s) in the field(s) of All Subjects taught at ARES. The last date of applying for this scholarship is 27 January 2023 and scholarship provide Partial Funding to successful candidates.
The ARES provide a golden chance to International Students to complete their studies in the field(s) of All Subjects at Belgium on scholarship.
Get Advanced Degrees of Bachelor’s & Master’s or Continue your Education in Belgium: Are you a national of an ARES partner country? Do you have a higher education degree? Do you have professional experience and would you like to deepen your skills in a development-related topic?
The ARES scholarships offer you the opportunity to follow a one-year advanced bachelor’s or master’s degree program or a 2-to-6-month continuing education program within a higher education institution of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation in Belgium.
Advanced Master’s and Bachelor’s Degree Or Continuing Education Courses in Belgium are open for International Students. The scholarship allows Master, and Bachelor’s level programs (s) in the field of All Subjects taught at ARES. The deadline for the scholarship is 27 Jan 2023.
ARES is the federation of higher education establishments of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation in Belgium. Its missions consist of:
- guarantee the mission of public service of general interest of higher education
- support institutions and ensure their overall coordination in their missions of teaching, research, and service to the community
- encourage collaboration between them while respecting their autonomy
Each year, The ARES awards an average of 130 scholarships for Master’s and Bachelor’s scholarships and 70 Continuing education scholarships to nationals of its partner countries. Within the framework of the ARES 2022-2027 cooperation program, three types of training are offered through international training scholarships:
- Advanced bachelor’s and master’s degrees are inter-institutional training programs organized in one academic year and at the end of which an academic degree is awarded.
- Continuing education programs are more practical and of shorter duration (2 to 6 months). They deliver a certificate.
This scholarship is partially funded.
|International travel costs||Receipts must be provided||Economy-class travel on an IATA-approved airline, with a maximum of one round-trip ticket per academic year.|
|Living allowance||Lump sum||For a duration of 12 months.|
|Indirect mission costs||Lump sum||This amount is given once per stay, upon arrival of the scholarship holder.|
|Registration fees||At the current rate for DGD scholars.|
|Insurance costs||Directly paid by ARES.|
|International travel costs||Receipts must be provided||Economy-class travel on an IATA-approved airline, one round-trip ticket.|
|Living allowance||Lump sum||For the duration of the course.|
|Indirect mission costs||Lump sum||This amount is given once per stay, upon arrival of the scholar.|
Directly paid by ARES.
Applications for scholarships must be submitted in accordance with the application procedure and meet the eligibility criteria. The selection of scholarship holders is made by a selection panel for each training course after analysis of their administrative admissibility by ARES.
All applications received between the first and last day of the call will be treated equally. ARES encourages applications from women. For equal quality, women will be given preference.
Requirements Criteria for Scholarship:
In order to be eligible, the applicant must:
- Be national, reside and work in one of the following countries: Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Haiti, Indonesia, Kenya, Madagascar, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Peru, Philippines, Republic of Guinea (Conakry), Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Vietnam, and Zimbabwe.
- Hold a diploma comparable to a graduate level degree (300 credits ECTS) from Belgian university studies for advanced masters and continuing education courses (equivalent to Bac+5); Hold a diploma comparable to an undergraduate level degree (180 credits ECTS) for advanced bachelors (equivalent to Bac+3). The candidate must have held the relevant academic degree for a maximum of 20 years at the time of the start of the course. This maximum period is increased by one year by childbirth and/or adoption.
- Possess relevant professional experience in an ARES partner country of at least two years after graduate studies for advanced bachelor, after postgraduate studies for advanced master and continuing education courses.
- Complete the application in the language in which the training is given and can attest a good written and spoken knowledge of it. Moreover, knowing a minimum of French allows for good integration into daily life in Belgium.
- Apply for only one training course.
Please note that compliance with the admissibility criteria does not guarantee selection and eligibility for the course (see Selection Criteria).
Applicants should not obtain prior admission to one of the French-speaking institutions in Belgium in order to be considered for the ARES scholarship.
Application files will not be considered if they:
- are not completed in their entirety and are not accompanied by the required documents (certified copy of the diploma, etc.). A certified copy is a copy of the document on which it is stated that it is “a true copy of the original” with the stamp and signature of the competent authority (notary, town hall, municipal administration, etc.) ;
- do not clearly mention compliance with the admissibility criteria specified above (certified copy of diploma, professional experience, etc.).
Applying for an ARES scholarship is completely free. ARES does not charge fees at any stage of the application or selection process. You may inform us via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org of any problems with individuals or companies claiming to represent ARES and request any payment.
How to Apply for Scholarship:
Applying for an ARES scholarship is completely free. ARES does not charge any fees at any stage of the application or selection process. You may inform us via e-mail at email@example.com of any problems with individuals or companies claiming to represent ARES and request any payment.
HOW DO I SUBMIT A GRANT APPLICATION?
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Your application should be submitted to ARES via the GIRAF platform:
- You must first ensure that you have an active GIRAF account.
- You can create an account on the GIRAF platform via this link. This account will be validated (within a few hours to a few days, don’t create more than one account) by ARES and you will receive a confirmation mail to create a password.
- If you created a validated account last year, you can reuse that account and if necessary reset your password.
- Once logged into your GIRAF account, you can access the application form via the Competitive calls tab of your GIRAF profile. Please note that you must only click once on the “International training application 2023-2024” button. You will then find your form in the My tasks table of the Competitive calls.
- You can complete your form several times, as long as you use the “Save and edit later” option. You will find your form each time in the My Tasks table of the Competitive calls tab in GIRAF.
- As soon as you click on “Submit my application”, your application is sent to ARES and you can no longer modify it. You can still consult it in the My submitted files table.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
Applications must be submitted via GIRAF by 27 January 2023 at 12pm (Belgian time, UTC+1) at the latest. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.
All successful and reserved candidates will receive an email at the end of the selection process (June 2023). Unsuccessful candidates will receive an e-mail by the end of June 2023 at the latest. No communication other than that mentioned above will be made to applicants.