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We award scholarships to students and professionals from Africa, Asia or Latin America to study in Flanders, as well as travel grants to Flemish/European students to do fieldwork/internships in Africa, Asia or Latin America.

Scholarships in Flanders

ICP Connect study programmes are accredited international study programmes. We award scholarships to applicants from 29 eligible countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America to attend one of the 15 master's programmes taught in English at one or more Flemish universities. VLIR-UOS provides an annual intake of 10 new first-year scholarships for each ICP.

Travel grants

Students enrolled at a Flemish university or university of applied sciences and arts can apply for a travel grant. This grant provides limited financial support for an internship or a research stay in one of the 29 scholarship countries, plus 8 recently added countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, Colombia, Ghana, India, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Zambia.

The Flemish university or university of applied sciences and arts is responsible for the selection and management of these grants.

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Stories´Sharing Minds, Changing Lives´: daily practice

Rose Baudoncq
Rose Baudoncq
Travel grant student, Uganda

‘It has enriched me hugely, not only academically but personally too’