Government of Flanders Mastermind Scholarships in Belgium 2018/2019
The Flemish Ministry of Education awards scholarships to outstanding students for Master programs in Flanders and Brussels. The program aims to promote Flanders and Brussels as a top study destination. Applications will be accepted from all Flemish universities, Schools of Arts and the Antwerp Maritime Academy.
The applicant should have a high standard of academic performance and/or potential:
1 The student has a Grade Point Average of 3.0 out of 4.0: https://www.foreigncredits.com/resources/gpa-calculator/
2 The student has a sufficient knowledge of the English language:
* an overall band score of minimum 7.0 on the IELTS test;
* a minimum total score of 100 on a TOEFL test;
* a C1 level on the Certificate in Advanced English (CAE);
*or a similar result in another official language test.
Students who apply for a Master program in Arts have at least:
*an overall band score of minimum 6.5 on the IELTS test;
* a minimum total score of 90 on the TOEFL test;
* a B2 level on the Certificate in Advanced English (CAE);
* or a similar result in another official English language test.
3 The Host institution also performs an academic check of the student’s file. The student has to be accepted by the Host institution to be able to receive the scholarship even if the Host institution’s decision is taken after awarding the scholarship to the student.
4 All nationalities can apply. The previous degree obtained should be from a higher education institution located outside Flanders.
Students who are already enrolled in a Flemish higher education institution cannot apply.
Student mobility during the master program is allowed. However, at least half of the credits of the master program must be obtained at the Flemish Host institution.
The incoming student is awarded a scholarship of maximum €8000,- per academic year