Science@Leuven Scholarship, Netherlands

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The Faculty of Science of the KU Leuven and its Alumni Association Science@Leuven Scholarship are proud to announce the Science@Leuven Scholarship.
 
Subjects Covered by the Master Scholarships
Motivated and talented international students interested in participating in an international master programme of the Faculty of Science of the KU Leuven are invited to apply for a scholarship.
For the following masters you can apply for the Scholarship:
·         Master of Astronomy and Astrophysics
·         Master of Biology
·         Master of Molecular and Cellular Biophysics
·         Master of Chemistry
·         Master of Physics
·         Master of Geography
·         Master of Mathematics
·         Master of Statistics
Students applying for the QASS-programme of the Master of Statistics are excluded from the Science@Leuven Scholarship, since this programme requires a master diploma.

Scholarship value
The amount of the scholarship can be up to 8.000 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. 

If a student is awarded the full scholarship of 8.000 Euro, it is still advisable to bring some extra money.  The expenses for a full year at the KU Leuven is estimated to be about 9.000 euro.

Most master programmes of the Faculty of Science are 2-year programmes. The scholarship for the second master year will be only be continued for students having had outstanding results the first master year.

Scholarship & Admission Requirements
Applicants must meet and prove the following requirements:
·         The applicants have not studied or worked at the University of Leuven before,
·         The applicants have a bachelor degree from a foreign university that gives them access to the master programme they are applying for,
·         The applicants can prove having had excellent study results during their former training,
·         The applicants show strong motivation to follow a master programme at the Faculty of Science of the K.U.Leuven
·         The applicants are willing to act as an ambassador for the programme.

Further scholarship details and application procedures can be found at http://wet.kuleuven.be/english/scienceatleuvenscholarship

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