Science@Leuven Scholarship 2020 in Belgium

Presently, there are applications that are going on for the Science@Leuven Scholarship 2020 for International Students in Belgium. The Scholarship has been designed basically for the International Students who want a master’s degree. In recent years, this scholarship has been of help to numerous international students. The purpose of this post is to offer you detailed information about the Science@Leuven Scholarship and how you can successfully apply.

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About the Science@Leuven Scholarship 2020

The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven has been abbreviated KU Leuven and can also be called the University of Leuven, is a research university in Flanders, Belgium.

The Faculty of Science and its alumni association Science@Leuven are delighted to announce the Science@Leuven Scholarships. This scholarship aims at Motivating talented international students interested in participating in an international master program of the Faculty of Science of the KU Leuven are invited to apply for this scholarship.

Level/ Field of Study          

The Scholarship is designed for international taking their master’s degree courses below:

  • Master of Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Master of Biology
  • Master of Biophysics, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology
  • Master of Chemistry
  • Master of Geography
  • Master of Mathematics
  • Master of Physics
  • Master of Statistics
  • Erasmus Mundus Master of Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modelling
  • Erasmus Mundus Joint Master in Sustainable and Territorial Development

Host Nationality

Science@Leuven Scholarships are hosted and taken in Belgium.

Eligible Nationalities

The Scholarship is intended for International Students. 

Scholarship Worth

  • The amount of the scholarship can be up to 10,000 Euro for 1 year. The Board of the Science@Leuven Fund will decide exactly how much a scholarship will be.
  • The scholarship will always cover the tuition fee for 1 year, the insurance and basic health insurance coverage. The amount awarded for living expenses can vary.
  • The scholarship will be continued for the second master year under the condition that the students have excellent grades in the first master year.

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Eligibility for Ku Leuven Scholarship

  • Applicants have not studied or worked at the University of Leuven before.
  • The applicant has a bachelor degree from a foreign university that gives them access to the master program they are applying for,
  • The applicants have not yet acquired a master degree or a Ph.D.,
  • Applicants can prove excellent study results during their former training.
  • Candidates can prove very strong knowledge of English. Applicants who are non-native speakers of English must provide evidence of English language proficiency.
  • Applicants with a university degree earned in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom or the USA: the certified diploma and transcripts suffice, provided they confirm that the entire university study was completed in English.
  • Absolutely no other diplomas will be accepted as evidence, even if the applicant has followed an exclusively English-taught program.
  • Other applicants should submit a satisfactory score on an internationally recognized test of English language proficiency: TOEFL (minimum score 94 internet-based with at least 19 for reading, 18 for Listening, 19 for speaking and 21 for writing) or IELTS (minimum score 7 overall, whilst at least 6,5 for reading, 6 for listening, 6 for speaking and 6 for writing).
  • No other proficiency tests will be accepted, and absolutely no application will be considered without such a test certificate.
  • The applicants show strong motivation to follow a master program at the Faculty of Science of the KU Leuven
  • The applicants are willing to act as an ambassador for the program.
  • Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements.
  • For more information please check their official website.

How to Apply Science@Leuven Scholarship 2020

  • Apply online through the given link.
  • For more information please visit their official website.

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Science@Leuven Scholarship 2020 Application Deadline: 

Science@Leuven Scholarship is awarded annually, each year the scholarship application deadline is always on February 15.