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Elisabeth and Amelie Grants for Students from Developing Countries

Application Deadline: 22nd October, 2018

Applications are currently ongoing for the Elisabeth & Amelie Grants for Students from Developing Countries Studying in Belgium. Interested students should see the details below.

Elisabeth and Amelie Grant Details and FAQs

Here, the Elisabeth & Amelie Fund takes into consideration an integrated approach to water management that includes technical and/or sociological aspects.

The internship will take place in a developing country (the student’s country of origin or another country). It will be tied to a master’s thesis or an equivalent) and under the responsibility of the Belgian academic institution where the student is studying.

The Elisabeth and Amelie Fund by the King Baudouin Foundation aims to instigate a new form of support for sustainable water management in developing countries by financing on-the-spot internships for students from developing countries who are studying in Belgium.

When is the application deadline?

22nd October, 2018

Is the scholarship/opportunity offered annually?


Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

Students from a developing country studying in Belgium

In which host country will the awardees be studying?

A developing country (Candidate’s home country)

What are the eligible courses and fields of study?

Master’s level degree (master’s, specialisation master’s or a second bachelor’s degree) that is linked to water management.

What is the category of this opportunity?

Grants, Masters

What are the selection criteria?

  • Objective. The internship is linked to the access to water or its management in developing countries and must be clearly part of the subject of the candidate’s end of year project.
  • Pertinence. The work undertaken by the candidate at local level and the results that emanate from this deal with important local issues.
  • Capabilities. The budget requested must match the candidate’s needs. He/She must have sufficient resources to complete the internship under the required conditions.
  • Innovation. The approach that the candidate chooses for his/her internship or the framework within which he/she intends to work is different from the usual approaches or frameworks.
  • Impact. The expected results should bring sustainable change for the people concerned at local level.

How many scholarship awards are available?


What are the benefits of the scholarship?

The grant will cover the expenses inherent to the internship, up to a maximum of €5.000.

What is the duration of the scholarship?

The internship, which should last 1 to 2 months, must take place between December 2018 and the end of August 2019.

How to Apply for the Elisabeth and Amelie Grants

Complete your Application Form Online

  • Download the annex(es) that have to be completed for your application form

Scholarship Webpage

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