130 scholarships for participation into the masters and 67 scholarships for participation into the training programmes are offered as ARES grants. These are specifically oriented towards young professionals from developing countries.

Brief Description: Within the framework of the Belgian policy for development cooperation, the Minister for Development Cooperation and the Directorate-General for Development Cooperation entrust the Belgian Higher Education Institutions with the preparation of Postgraduate Programmes (Advanced Masters) and Training Programmes that are specifically oriented towards young professionals from developing countries. International Courses and Training Programmes are part of the global study programmes of the Higher Education Institutions. They are open to all students who satisfy the conditions of qualification, but aim at proposing training units that distinguish themselves by their openness towards specific development issues.

Award Includes: Not Known

Study Program: Scholarships are available for pursuing masters and training programmes in Belgium.

Study Major: Cud scholarships are provided in the fields of Advanced Master in aquaculture, Advanced Master in Transportation Management, Advanced Master in Public Health – Health policy and development, Advanced Master in Science and Environmental Management in Developing Countries, Advanced Master in management of animal and plant resources in tropical areas, Advanced Master in Natural Hazards Management, Advanced Master in Food Science and Technology, Advanced Master in Transfusion Medicine, European Microfinance Program, Advanced Master in protecting tropical and subtropical, Advanced Master in International and Development Economics, Advanced Master in Development, Environment and Communities and Advanced Master in Public Health Methodology.

Host Organization: The University Commission for Development, Belgium

Number of Awards: ARES grants 130 scholarships for participation into the masters and 67 scholarships for participation into the training programmes.

National/International Students: Students of Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cuba, Ecuador, Haïti, Indonesia, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Peru, Philippines, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Senegal, Vietnam can apply for these scholarships.

Governing Body:  The University Commission for Development, Belgium. Within the framework of the Belgian policy for development cooperation, the Minister for Development Cooperation and the Directorate-General for Development Cooperation entrust the Belgian Higher Education Institutions.

Application Procedure: Applications should be submitted by post mail or express mail to ARES.

Submission Deadline: The application deadline is 10th February 2016.

For more details visit the official site.