KU Leuven Global Minds Doctoral Scholarships Programme 2023/24

KU Leuven is pleased to announce to exceptional scholars from institutions in the Global South to apply for the KU Leuven Global Minds Doctoral Scholarships 2023/24 aimed at supporting the ideal candidate to conduct 4 years of PhD research.

The scholarships are offered to excellent proposals that deal with a development-relevant research topic, preferably linked to one or more of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): KU Leuven

Scholarship Type: Full Funding

Host Institution(s): KU Leuven

Scholarship Worth: See Scholarship benefits (below)

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Postgraduate (PhD)

Nationality: International students


Recommended: Ku Leuven International Masters Scholarships 2022-23 to Study in Belgium

KU Leuven Global Minds Doctoral Scholarships 2023 | ELIGIBILITY

To be considered for the Global Minds Doctoral Scholarships, applicants are to meet the following requirements:

  • Applicants must citizens of one of the countries included in the list.
  • The candidate’s latest master’s degree must have been awarded no more than ten years prior to 1 October 2023.
  • Research project must be of excellent academic quality, with a special focus on the development relevance of the proposal.
  • The research project must have a clear time frame indicating how the research periods at KU Leuven and at the home institution will alternate.
  • The candidate must be formally affiliated to a university in the home country.

Scholarship Benefits

  • Full tuition fee waiver
  • 100% of net salary of an assistant (approx.. 2199 euro/month)
  • Four return tickets in economy class.
  • Belgian social security coverage
  • Health, professional and accident insurance
  • Supervision allowance

See Also: Belgium Government Masters and Training Programmes (ARES) Scholarships 2023

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the KU Leuven Global Minds Doctoral Scholarships 2023 are to follow the 2-step application procedures. First the candidate should obtain admission to a doctoral or predoctoral programme. Secondly, once this admission has been obtained, the candidate can apply for the KU Leuven Global Minds Doctoral Scholarship.

Applications are submitted using a digital application form.

Required Documents:

  • The candidate’s CV, utilising the Europass format
  • The candidate’s bibliography, utilising this form
  • The local co-promoter’s CV
  • The research proposal (6 pages at the most)
  • Motivation Letter
  • Two recommendation letters by external, relevant referees.

See also

Nutrience Small Animal Scholarship, Canada

Jim Wakefield Scholarship (School-Leaver Scholarship)

Carole Stewart Arts Graduate Scholarship, Canada

Brock Doctoral Scholarship

Dr. Margaret McCready Tribute Scholarship


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