Short Detail of Special Research Fund Doctoral Scholarship:Institute Name: Ghent University.
Country to Study in: Belgium.
Courses Offered: All Subjects.
Degree Level: PhD.
Students Nationality: students from Developing countries.
Scholarship Award: fee of € 310/per month of research in Ghent + € 8000 travel budget.
Last Date/Dead Line: 2nd Feb 2023.
Description of Scholarship:
Special Research Fund Doctoral Scholarship announced by Ghent University for students from Developing countries to study in Belgium. The scholarship allows PhD level programm(s) in the field(s) of All Subjects taught at Ghent University. The last date of applying for this scholarship is 2nd Feb 2023 and scholarship provide fee of € 310/per month of research in Ghent + € 8000 travel budget to successful candidates.
The Ghent University provide a golden chance to students from Developing countries to complete their studies in the field(s) of All Subjects at Belgium on scholarship.
Special Research Fund Doctoral Scholarship 2023 – Special Research Fund in Belgium is open for candidates from Developing countries. The scholarship allows Ph.D.-level programs in the field of All Subjects taught at Ghent University. The deadline for the scholarship is 2nd Feb 2023.
With support from its “Special Research Fund” (BOF) Ghent University grants Ph.D. “sandwich” scholarships to promising Ph.D. students from developing countries who wish to carry out half of their Ph.D. research at Ghent University (‘North’) and a half at a university in a developing country (‘South’).
Ghent University only finances the part of the research that will be carried out in Ghent (24 months), the candidate must have full-time funding for the other 24 months of research to be carried out in the South.
Public research university Ghent University is situated in Ghent, Belgium, Bright PhD candidates from poor nations are eligible for PhD sandwich scholarships from GU, funded by its Special Research Fund, if they agree to conduct half of their research at Ghent University (North) and half somewhere in a developing nation (South) (BOF). The candidate must obtain full-time financing for the remaining 24 months of study to be conducted in the South as Ghent University only funds the portion of the research that will be conducted in Ghent. Students from developing countries can apply for this scholarship.
- Ph.D. scholarship at Ghent University (in total 24 months).
The Ghent University promoter receives a bench fee of € 310/per month of research in Ghent + € 8000 travel budget to cover (part of) the operational costs, as well as part of the traveling costs of the student and both the Ghent University and the local promoter.
Requirements Criteria for Scholarship:
- Candidates need to come from – and have the nationality of – a developing country (see country list)
- The proposals must be jointly submitted by a candidate, a supervisor (promoter) at Ghent University, and a supervisor at the partner university (South)
- No restrictions are imposed on the field of research, nevertheless, preference will be given to topics that are relevant for the development
- Only degree students (students who intend to obtain a (joint ) Ph.D. degree at Ghent University) are welcome to apply. Exchange students cannot apply for this scholarship
- Ghent University wants to encourage more female researchers to apply for this scholarship. That is why a Ghent University supervisor can support a maximum of 2 candidates per call on condition they are of a different gender.
How to Apply for Scholarship:
Application forms must be submitted (in English) electronically via e-mail to BOFapplication@ugent.be.
Alongside the application form, the Ghent University supervisor must also submit the following 2 documents:
- Advice on the candidate, stating the supervisors’ opinion on the capability of the candidate as a future researcher.
- Advice on the ethical and biosafety context of the proposed research project