Science@Leuven Scholarship, 2016-17

Overview: Motivated and talented international students interested in participating in an international master programme of the Faculty of Science of the KU Leuven are invited to apply for a scholarship

Study Level: Masters

Area of Study: Master of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Master of Biology
Master of Biophysics, Biochemistry and Biotechnology
Master of Chemistry
Master of Geography
Interuniversity Master of Geology (only students applying for the specialisation Geodynamics and Georesources or Surface processes and Paleoenvironments can apply for the scholarship. Students applying for the other specialisations (enrollment at Ghent University) will not be considered for the scholarship.)
Master of Mathematics
Master of Physics
Master of Statistics
Erasmus Mundus Master of Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling

Scholarship Value: The amount of the scholarship can be up to 10.000 Euro for 1 year. The scholarship will always cover the tuition fee for 1 year, the insurance and a basic health insurance coverage. The amount awarded for living expenses can vary.

Requirements: The applicants have not studied or worked at the University of Leuven before,
The applicants have a bachelor degree from a foreign university that gives them access to the master programme they are applying for,
The applicants have not yet acquired a master degree or a PhD,
The applicants can prove having had excellent study results during their former training,
The applicants can prove a very strong knowledge of English,
The applicants show strong motivation to follow a master programme at the Faculty of Science of the KU Leuven
The applicants are willing to act as an ambassador for the programme.

How to Apply: Applicants have to apply for the master programme of their choice through the application form of the KU Leuven.
The applicants note in the application form that they want to apply for the Science@Leuven Scholarship.
After having completed the application form of the official KULeuven application page, applicants register here. The id-account asked is the same account as on the application form of the KU Leuven.
Additionally to the information required by the KU Leuven, the applicants also upload the following information through their application form of the KU Leuven:
A complete list of course titles for which they have obtained a credit Indicate the course size (in ECTS-credits) and the result they obtained, preferably according to the ECTS-scale; if a different scale is used, please provide an summary explanation on the meaning of the scores;
For the courses that they deem most relevant as a preparation for the master that they are considering, provide a short (about one half to one page) description according to the standard guidelines for an ECTS-study guide;
Two reference letters of internationally renowned professors;
A letter of motivation for the programme.

Deadline: 31 January 2016

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