Applications for the 2022 Ghent University PhD Scholarship for Developing Countries are now open. With support from its “Special Research Fund” (BOF), Ghent University grants Ph.D. scholarships to promising Ph.D. students from developing countries who wish to carry out half of their Ph.D. research at Ghent University and half in a university in a developing country. No restrictions will be imposed relating to the fields of research, nevertheless, preference will be given to topics that are relevant for the South-North Context
These grants take the form of a so-called “sandwich” scholarship: the candidate obtains from Ghent University a scholarship for 24 months to work (within a span of 48 months) on the Ph.D. at Ghent University. The candidate must take up this 24-month scholarship in Ghent in a minimum of two separate stays: one at the start and one at the end of the Ph.D. Only for the periods, the scholarship holder works at Ghent University the scholarship holder will receive a monthly income from Ghent University. The rest (24 months) of the Ph.D. research will be carried out at the partner university in the South, for which no funding is provided through this scholarship
Founded in 1817, Ghent University (UGent; Dutch: Universiteit Gent) is a public research university located in Ghent, Belgium. Ghent University is one of the biggest Flemish universities with a total of 44,00 students and 9,000 staff. Its 11 faculties offer wide academic programs, including courses in every scientific discipline. The university has an average research investment of £180million per year. UGent consistently ranks among the top 100 universities in the world with a global reputation that attracts talented students and teachers. UGent counts among its alumni world-class scientists such as Robert Cailliau, who collaborated with Tim Berners-Lee in developing the internet, and the astronaut Dirk Fremont.
Selected candidates for this scholarship to study in Europe will have the following benefits:
To apply for this university scholarship, candidates must meet the following requirements:
The following mobility scheme is mandatory:
Interested candidates need to click here to download the application form.
The Ghent University supervisor must submit the following 2 documents:
The applications for doctoral grants for candidates from developing countries must be submitted in English.
Lastly, It is important to visit the official website link found below to access the application form.
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