Government of Flanders Master Mind Scholarships for International Students

Scholarship deadline: Please endeavour to send your applications on time. The stipulated deadline for this scholarship is 30 Apr 2017 (annual). You have to submit on or before that date. If you observed, there is an (annual) attached to this scholarship date. This means that next year, during this period, the scholarship will be on again!

About: The Government of Flanders launches a new scholarship program, Master Mind Scholarships that aims to promote the internationalization of the Flemish Higher Education.  It awards up to 45 scholarships to outstanding Master students from all countries. This scholarship will be conducted at the participating Flemish Institutions. Note that, students from other countries (international students) are also qualified to apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship value/duration: Successful students is awarded a maximum €7,500 each per academic year. The Flemish Host Institution can ask the applicant for a tuition fee of maximum €105 per year. The duration of mobility is minimum 1 academic year and maximum the full duration of the master program.


• The applicant applies to take up a Master degree programme at a higher education institution in Flanders (hereafter ‘Flemish host institution’).

• The applicant should have a high standard of academic performance and/or potential. He/she meets all academic entrance criteria, including relevant language requirements, for entering the Master programme in question offered by the Flemish host institution.

• 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.

Application instructions: Please note that as an applicant, you are not allowed to apply directly. The application needs to be submitted online by the Flemish host institution. Remember that the deadline of applications is 30 April 2017.  You must check the internal deadlines set by the Flemish Host Institution, which may be earlier. Also, it is important to read the 2017-2018 Master Mind Scholarship Guidelines and visit the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Host Institution(s):


KU Leuven / University of Leuven
University of Antwerp
Ghent University
Hasselt University
Vrije Universiteit Brussel

University colleges (Arts and Nautical Sciences)

Antwerp Maritime Academy
Artesis Plantijn University College Antwerp
Erasmus University College Brussels
Karel de Grote University College
LUCA School of Arts
University College Ghent

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