The Government of Flanders launches a new scholarship program, Master Mind Scholarships. It awards up to 35 scholarships to outstanding Master students from all countries. The program aims to promote the internationalization of the Flemish Higher Education, as stated in the Action Plan for Student Mobility, Brains on the Move (September 2013). First scholarships under this program was awarded for the academic year 2015-2016.
Students cannot apply directly. Applications need to be submitted through the Flemish host institution, in consultation with the home institution of the applicant. The home institution of the applicant and the Flemish host institution should have signed a cooperation agreement.
Duration max: 24 months
Duration comments: The duration of mobility is minimum 1 academic year and maximum the full duration of the master program.
The applicant is registered as a full-time student at a higher education institution (hereafter ‘Home Institution’) at the moment of application, and applies to take up a Master degree program 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 program in question offered by the Flemish Host Institution.
The Home Institution of the applicant and the Flemish Host Institution have signed a cooperation agreement.
Students from all countries can apply. The Home Institution is located outside of Flanders.