* Scholarships of the Belgian Government, managed by the "Académie de Recherche et d'Enseignement supérieur - Commission de la Coopération au Développement" (ARES-CCD).

A limited number of scholarships is offered by the Belgian Government for "international courses" through the ARES-CCD to the residents of certain developing countries. Professional experience is required.  application procedure is now online via the GIRAF platform. You will need to create a GIRAF account by clicking here.


* Belgian Development Agency

The Belgian Development Agency Study grants: mainly awarded to finance Master’s courses. As a general rule, the duration of these grants is 1 or 2 academic years.Doctoral grants: mainly concern students preparing a doctorate. This type of grants covers a 16-month stay that the grant student can spend in Belgium to conduct research work.Grants to cover internships or study trips are mainly awarded to experts active within the framework of cooperation services.


In each country, there exist numerous organisms and associations that offer various scholarships but it is essential to contact them a long time in advance.