Wednesday, December 11, 2019

[Master Degree] KU Leuven Wilfried Martens Scholarship in Belgium, 2020/21 (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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  • The Scholarship (€11135) will include:
    • Monthly paid living expenses: 750€ per month = €7500
    • Tuition Fee: the tuition fee for the students of the Wilfried Martens Scholarship is €3500
    • Affiliation with a Belgian Health Insurance Company: €120
    • Third Party Liability insurance: non-EEA students have to subscribe upon registration to the third-party liability insurance for private life and pay ±€15.4.2
  • The allowances for living expenses will be granted once a month from September 2020 until June 2021 as long as the student is enrolled in the Master of European Politics and Policies.
  • Applications are accepted from students of all provinces and regions of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo.
  • For other requirement, Plase visit the official website bellow

How to Apply:
Given that applicants need to comply with these admission criteria, they have to complete the KU Leuven application process in order to be admitted and registered at the university. As far as the admission of international students is concerned, the following steps can be identified:
  • 1. Applications have to be submitted online through the website of the KU Leuven Admissions Office.
    The file consists primarily of the application form and other relevant documents to be uploaded onto the online application file: 
    •  PDF scans of the original university diploma(s) 
    • PDF scans of the original transcripts of academic records. If these documents are not in English, Dutch, French, or German, please arrange for these documents to be translated by a registered translator. These documents must also be certified by the educational institution that issues them or by a national authority. 
    • An official explanation of the grading system used in the academic institution(s) where the student pursued his/her graduate studies; - Proof of proficiency in English (i.e. TOEFL or IELTS); 
    • Motivation letter, clearly indicating that the applicant is applying for the Wilfried Martens Scholarship (and the reasons why) (+/- 2 pages); 
    • Scan of passport/ID. 
  • 2. All applications require an application processing fee of 75€ (excluding any possible bank transfer fees). The application fee can be paid via bank transfer. Students who did not receive the scholarship will be invited to request a refund of the application processing fee of 75€ from the Wilfried Martens Scholarship. The Jury of the Wilfried Martens Scholarship will decide upon each request individually.


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