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Scholarships Elisabeth & Amelie Fund – Grants for students from developing countries to study in Belgium

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Deadline: 22 Oct,2019    Next term Starts:: 28 Nov,2019

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The Elisabeth & Amelie Fund supports sustainable water management in developing countries, among others by financing on-the-spot internships for students from developing countries who are studying in Belgium.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.

 

Eligibility and 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.
  • Originality. The approach chosen by the candidate for his internship or the framework within which he is going to work have an innovative side. They are, in a certain way, different from the usual approaches or frameworks.
  • Impact. What will be realized during the internship brings real added value to the scientific approach that supports the end of year thesis.

 

Awards and Benefits

  • The grant will cover the expenses inherent to the internship, up to a maximum of € 5,000.
  • The internship, which should last 1 to 2 months, must take place between December 2019 and the end of August 2020. Ten grants shall be awarded.
  • Students from developing countries who are pursuing a master’s level degree (master’s, specialisation master’s or a second bachelor’s degree) that is linked to water management.

 

How To Apply

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