Deadline: 13 February 2013 Open to: applicants from developing countries up to 40 years old for courses and 45 years old for trainingsholding a graduate degree Scholarship: not specified
The CUD (Cutting-edge International Trainings and Courses for Development) Scholarships Program for the year 2013-2014 is available for applicants from developing countries. Courses include Masters in Public Health; European Microfinance Program; Masters in Development, Environment and Society; Master of Science and Supplementary Environmental Management in Developing Countries; Management Systems in Health Services; Methodology in Support of Innovation in Family Agriculture, etc.
Within the 2013-2014 programme for international courses and training programmes, CIUF grants 150 scholarships for participation into the courses and 70 for participation into the training programmes.
Only applicants originating in developing countries, qualify for selection. To be eligible, candidates must reside and work in their country at the time of the introduction of the file.
Only the nationals of the following countries are authorized to postulate with the scholarships: South Africa, Algeria, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Ivory Coast, Cuba, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea, Haïti, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Niger, Uganda, Peru, Philippines, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, El Salvador, Senegal, Suriname, Tanzania, Palestinian territories, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
At the beginning of the programme, candidates must be less than 40 years old for courses, and less than 45 years old for training programmes.
Candidates must be holders of a degree that is comparable to a Belgian University graduate degree (“licence”). However, for certain programmes different rules of admissibility may be defined, and these are specified hereafter, where appropriate.
Candidates must show professional experience of at least two years upon termination of their studies. Where candidates are holders of a postgraduate degree delivered by an university of an industrial country, they must show professional experience of at least three years upon termination of their studies.
Candidates must have a good knowledge of written and spoken French; for programmes organised in another language, good knowledge, in writing and speaking, of this language, is required. Moreover, the candidate will be asked to commit himself to study French in order to be able to participate in daily life in Belgium.
Candidates are not allowed to apply FOR MORE THAN ONE PROGRAMME.
Applicants must not first obtain admission to one of the French-speaking universities of Belgium in order to apply for grants from the CUD.