CIUF Belgium is offering 150 CUD scholarships in Belgium for developing countries students to study in a French speaking school in the country as well as 70 scholarships to participate in training programmes under its CUD Scholarship Programme. Citizens of Sub Saharan Africa will make up 50% of recipients.
Rules of Selection
- Only applicants originating in developing countries, qualify for selection. To be eligible, candidates must reside and work in their country at the time of the introduction of the file.
- ONLY the nationals of the following countries are authorized to postulate with our SCHOLARSHIPS : South Africa, Algeria, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Ivory Coast, Cuba, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea, Haïti, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Niger, Uganda, Peru, Philippines, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, El Salvador, Senegal, Suriname, Tanzania, Palestinian territories, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
- At the beginning of the programme, candidates must be less than 40 years old for courses, and less than 45 years old for training programmes.
- Candidates must be holders of a degree that is comparable to a Belgian University graduate degree (“licence”). However, for certain programmes different rules of admissibility may be defined, and these are specified hereafter, where appropriate.
- Candidates must show professional experience of at least two years upon termination of their studies. Where candidates are holders of a postgraduate degree delivered by an university of an industrial country, they must show professional experience of at least three years upon termination of their studies.
- Candidates must have a good knowledge of written and spoken French; for programmes organised in another language, good knowledge, in writing and speaking, of this language, is required. Moreover, the candidate will be asked to commit himself to study French in order to be able to participate in daily life in Belgium.
- Candidates are not allowed to apply FOR MORE THAN ONE PROGRAMME.
- Applicants must not first obtain admission to one of the French-speaking universities of Belgium in order to apply for grants from the CUD
- Apply for a grant from the CUD is absolutely FREE. Any application containing an envelope with money will be automatically rejected
- Incomplete or poorly packaged applications will not be considered
How to Apply
- This file can be taken from their web-site (see link below).
- It will be carefully completed and returned, ONLY by POST MAIL or EXPRESS MAIL.
- No acknowledgement of receipt will be provided
- Only applications presented on the appropriate file, and in the language of the programme, will be submitted to the selection committee.
- All elements of the file must be transmitted simultaneously. No complementary file will be admitted at a later stage.
- The candidates selected and of reserve will receive an e-mail at the end of the selections (end of May 2014). The not selected candidates will receive an e-mail in the current of June 2014.
- No document transmitted to CUD will be returned to the candidates.
- No treatment will be given to files that do not respect one of the rules of selection clearly mentioned on the web site (certified diploma, age, professional experience).
Deadline: to CUD, that must be in their possession at the latest by February, 12, 2014 (they do not hold account of the postmark, they take into account only the files arrived in their buildings for the date limits at the latest)
Download application form, click here.
For more information about the scholarship, click here.