Ghent University Full-fee Doctoral Scholarships for Developing Countries, 2017

Ghent University wishes to support university research groups or research centres in developing countries in their aim to grow into excellent research centres by upgrading local academic personnel. Therefore Ghent University grants PhD scholarships to promising PhD students from developing countries who wish to carry out half of their PhD research at Ghent University and half in a university in a developing country.

Scholarship Benefits: Full Tuition.

Eligibility: 

:To be admissible for this call, all of the following requirements must be met:

  • Candidates need to come from – and have the nationality of – a developing country (see country list in link below);
  • There must be a guarantee that the candidate will be able to work on the PhD project at the partner university in a selected developing country (South). This implies that there must be a local PhD supervisor at the partner university or research center.
  • A written  statement is requested from the university authorities stating that the candidate is either a fulltime PhD student or a staff member of this university and will be sufficiently exempted from teaching or other assignments as to be able to fully concentrate on the PhD research in the South.

How to apply: Applications are submitted online.

Deadline:  7th March 2017.

For more information visit the official site.