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Master Mind

The Master Mind Scholarships Fellowship Programme for Excellent Students is a scholarship programme offered by the Flemish government aiming to promote the internationalisation of the Flemish higher education.

Please note that you need to have applied for a place at the VUB and have received an offical letter of acceptance, issued by the VUB Education and Student Administration Office, before you can apply for the scholarship.

Application deadline for the scholarship: Midnight 15 March GMT+1 - Application form and more information can be obtained by sending an email to international.relations@vub.ac.be

Who can apply?

Citizenship (detail) all nationalities, with the exception of students having graduated from a Flemish Higher Education Institution and students who are currently enrolled at a Flemish Higher Education Institution
Study fields (detail) Please contact international.relations@vub.ac.be for more information
Required degree Bachelor/undergraduate degree
Other (pre-existence of bilateral agreements, etc)

official letter of acceptance issued by the Education and Student Administration Office at the VUB is needed before one can apply for the scholarship

minimum CGPA of 3 out of 4 (https://www.foreigncredits.com/resources/gpa-calculator/)

Passing an English language test is compulsory: TOEFL iBT minimum 100, IELTS minimum Band 7 or CAE minimum level C1

 

What does the scholarship cover?

Tuition fee /tuition waiver Tuition fee is limited to amount paid by Flemish scholarship student
Duration (in months or weeks)? Duration of the Master program (if 2-year Master: second year conditional)
Health insurance included? No 
Flight (per year or total for the period)? No
Language preparation courses (up to X weeks or amount)? No
Other  

 

How to apply?

1. apply for a place at the VUB (http://www.vub.ac.be/en/studying-at-the-vub/how-to-enroll#apply)

2. only students having received an offical letter of acceptance issued by the VUB-Education and Student Administration Office can apply for the scholarship

3. application deadline for a Master Mind scholarship is midnight 15 March 2018 GMT+1

4. application package should contain:

    a. application form (can be obtained by sending email to international.relations@vub.ac.be)

    b. copy of the letter of acceptance issued by the VUB-Education and Student Administration Office

    c. copy of acquired degree(s) and Transcript(s) of records; if written in another language than Dutch, English or French, a certified translation into one of these languages must be enclosed

    d. copy of official language test (TOEFL, IELTS or CAE)

    e. letter of motivation (max 2 A4 pages)

    f. two letters of recommendation from professors of your (previous) Home university, written in English

Please note that incomplete applications will not be taken into account.

Selection procedure and timeline

Application deadline for the scholarship: midnight 15 March 2018 GMT+1

The Vrije Universiteit Brussel will nominate maximum 20 students for selection to the Flemish Ministry of Education.

English
Level: 
Master
Student Type: 
Degree Student
Type-Level Assignment: 
degree|master