Monday, December 31, 2018

[Master Degree] KU Leuven Wilfried Martens Scholarship in Belgium, 2019-20 (Fully Funded)

In order to conserve, spread and deepen Wilfried Martens’ European political heritage and ideas, Mrs Miet Smet-Martens, the European People’s Party and his Alma Mater have established the KU Leuven Wilfried Martens Fund.

The Fund finances academic education and research activities and projects focused on the themes that were dear to Wilfried Martens during his European political career, such as the EU’s institutional architecture, its neighbourhood policy and the development of European parties and foundations. The Fund also pays attention to the dialogue between politics and religions and to the European aspirations of the countries of the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership.

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  • Tuition fee waiver.
  • Monthly Living Allowance.
  • Affiliation with a Belgian Health Insurance Company.
  • Third Party Liability Insurance.
  • Candidates applying for Wilfried Martens Scholarship must be from provinces and regions of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Kosovo.
  • Applicants must have received a 4-year university degree (either 3 Year Bachelors + 1 Year Masters or 4 Year Bachelors of 240 ECTS Credits) in the fields of Political Science, Sociology, Law, Economics or Contemporary European History.
  • A degree grade of 'cum laude' ('honours' / 'distinction' / Upper Second Class / 3.5 GPA) must be achieved by the students to be eligible for Wilfried Martens Scholarship.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must prove that they are a C-level on the Common Framework of the Reference level of the Council of Europe.
  • TOEFL internet-based 100/120 or IELTS 7.0/9 are the two tests that are accepted for the MEPP program.

Documents Required:
  • A recommendation letter
  • Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS)
  • transcripts of academic records (English, Dutch, French or German or an officially authenticated translation in one of these languages)
  • Copies of university diploma(s)
  • Copy of passport
  • Motivation letter
  • An official explanation of the grading system of their previous academic institutions


01 March 2019.