The Science@Leuven Scholarship is a fully funded scholarship for international students who want to pursue a Master’s degree in science at the KU Leuven, one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Europe.
The scholarship aims to attract talented and motivated students who are interested in studying abroad and who have a strong background in science. The scholarship covers tuition fees, health insurance, and living expenses up to 10,000 euros per year. The scholarship also offers academic and social support, as well as access to the Faculty of Science’s research facilities andven Scholarship Details
About KU Leuven Scholarship
|KU Leuven, Belgium
|1 or 2 years, depending on the program
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- The scholarship provides up to 10,000 euros per year to cover tuition fees, health insurance, and living expenses.
- The exact amount of the scholarship depends on the program and the academic performance of the student.
- The scholarship is renewable for the second year of the Master’s program, subject to satisfactory academic results.
Master of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Master of Biophysics Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Master of Biology, Master of Chemistry, Master of Geography, Master of Mathematics, Master of Physics, Master of Statistics and Data Science, Master of Sustainable Development, Interuniversity Master of Geology
- The scholarship is open to international students from any country, except those who have already obtained a Master’s degree or equivalent from a Belgian university.
- The applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in science or a related field, with excellent academic results.
- The applicants must demonstrate a strong interest and motivation for studying science at KU Leuven, as well as a clear vision of their future career goals.
- The applicants must meet the language requirements of the chosen Master’s program, which may vary depending on the program.
The applicants must submit the following documents along with their online application for the Master’s program:
- A motivation letter, explaining why they want to study science at KU Leuven and how the scholarship will help them achieve their goals.
- A curriculum vitae, highlighting their academic and professional achievements, as well as their extracurricular activities and skills.
- A copy of their Bachelor’s degree certificate and transcript, or a proof of enrollment if they are still completing their Bachelor’s degree.
- A copy of their passport or identity card.
- A proof of English proficiency, such as TOEFL, IELTS, or Cambridge certificates, if required by the chosen Master’s program.
- The deadline for applying for the Science@Leuven Scholarship is February 15, 2024. The applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by the end of April 2024.
The application process for the Science@Leuven Scholarship consists of the following steps:
- Choose a Master’s program in science at KU Leuven and check the admission requirements and deadlines.
- Apply online for the Master’s program and upload the required documents, including a motivation letter.
- Indicate that you want to apply for the scholarship in the online application form.
- Wait for the email confirmation and the reference number of your application.
- Receive the decision by the end of April 2024 and accept the scholarship offer within two weeks if you are selected.