Scholarships to study in Flanders, Belgium

VLIR-UOS awards scholarships

  • to applicants from 54 eligible countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America
  • to attend one of the selected trainings (7) or Master programmes (15)
  • taught in English
  • at a Belgian Flemish university or university college
  • covering all related expenses

A call for scholarship applications is launched every year in October. The deadlinedepends on the training or Master programme you are applying for. More information onhow to apply for a scholarship.

Utrecht Excellence Scholarships

Eligible candidates: Highly talented prospective students from non-EU/EEA countries
Amount of scholarship: Max. tuition fee + 11.000 euro living expenses per year
Number of scholarships/year: Approximately 2 for the Bachelor’s in Economics and Business Economics and approximately 5 for Liberal Arts & Sciences at University College Utrecht
Provided by: Utrecht University and alumni of Utrecht University
Deadline: It is not possible to apply for the scholarship, but the selection committees review the application files for possible nominees.
Prospective Bachelor's students in Economics and Business Economics who wish to be considered for the scholarship should apply for admission before 1 April. Different procedures apply for Liberal Arts & Sciences at University College Utrecht, please proceed to the UCU website.

Aim of the programme

The Utrecht Excellence Scholarship offers a number of highly talented prospective students the opportunity to pursue a degree in a selected number of fields at Utrecht University:
International Bachelor’s programmes:
  • Economics and Business Economics
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences at University College Utrecht (different procedures apply for UCU applicants, please proceed to the UCU website)
The scholarship programme is highly selective. Only candidates showing the highest achievement and promise may receive a scholarship.
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Swedish Institute Study Scholarship

The Swedish Institute Study Scholarship provides a number of full scholarships for master’s programmes in Sweden. The programme is open to students who are citizens of countries on the OECD/DAC list. The programme offers a unique opportunity for future leaders to develop professionally and academically, to experience Swedish society and culture and to build a long-lasting relationship with Sweden and each other.
Read more about the scholarship, eligibility and how to apply at the Swedish Institute’s website.

APU Tuition Reduction Scholarship

APU Tuition Reduction Scholarships are offered in percentages of 30%, 50%, 65%, 80% and 100%, and cover the least amount of academic credits needed to graduate within the standard period of time. These scholarships are made available by the financial contributions of domestic and international companies and individuals, together with the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), to support the ideals of APU, with the purpose of helping to reduce the financial burden for outstanding international students of lesser financial means.


Individuals who will obtain a student visa (as described in the Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act) before enrollment are eligible to apply this scholarship. In the case that your student visa application is not approved by the Japanese Immigration Bureau or you enroll at APU under another type of visa, your scholarship will be revoked.

How to Apply

Complete the APU Tuition Reduction Scholarship Application Form, which requires you to write an essay, and send it together with your general application documents.
For more information visit here

Gamuda Scholarship 2015


Course of Study
Local university (public/private/foreign branch campus)

  • Engineering (Civil / Mechanical / Mechatronics / Electrical or Environmental)
  • Quantity Surveying / Construction Management
  • Technical Sciences (Geology / Geomatics)
  • Township & Urban Planning
  • Social Sciences / Business with IT / Accounting
Reputable overseas university
  • Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical or Environmental)
The scholarship offers
  • Full tuition fees and living expenses
  • Obtained at least 3As in the recent STPM or equivalent (eg: A-Levels, Matriculation, Foundation, Diploma)
  • A good command of English, leadership qualities, right values and character, drive, and commitment to excel
  • Gained acceptance into any of the above mentioned institutions at time of interview to pursue a full-time first degree programme
  • Demonstrate the need for financial assistance (eg: Supporting financial documents)
  • Willing to serve the Gamuda Group for a specified period upon graduation
  • Must not be a recipient of a scholarship, loan or financial assistance from any other organization
To Apply
  • Visit to apply online or
  • Collect the scholarship application form at:
    Menara Gamuda, PJ Trade Centre,
    No 8, Jalan PJU 8/8A
    Bandar Damansara Perdana,
    47820 Petaling Jaya,
    Tel: 03–7491 8288
    Fax: 03–7727 5224
Completed forms must reach us by 30 April 2015. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified. Those who have applied previously need not apply again.

Maybank Islamic Finance Sponsorship Award 2014

Achieve your aspirations with Maybank Islamic Finance Sponsorship Award. This award aims to provide deserving young graduates an opportunity to pursue the Masters Islamic Finance Professional (MIFP) qualification exclusively at the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Sponsorship includes full coverage of tuition fees and monthly living allowance for the duration of the course. Successful candidates would have completed their Bachelors Degree in Islamic Finance, Shariah Studies, LLB (Law) with Shariah or Islamic Economics. Shortlisted candidates will be called for interview and assessment in October 2014. This award is open to all Malaysians as well as students fromIndonesia, Singapore and Brunei Darussalam.
Closing date for applications: 10 October 2014
Terms and conditions apply
Click here for application form

How to apply
Send your application form with certified true copies of supporting documents to: 
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Awareness Scholarships by CFA

Awareness Scholarships are designated for key influencers in the academic and financial communities.
Reduce the CFA Program enrollment and exam registration fee (includes access to the curriculum eBook) to US$350.*
Award Cycle
Awareness scholarships are awarded as they are received and processed.
  • Recipients of the June scholarship may only apply it to the upcoming June exam (Levels I, II, and III).
  • Recipients of the December scholarship may only apply it to the upcoming December exam (Level I).
Important Dates
Application for June 2014 exam: Available now
Must be submitted by 3 February 2014
Application for December 2013 exam: Available now
Must be submitted by 3 September 2013
In collaboration with our University Relations team, we are pleased to offer Awareness Scholarships to key influencers in the academic and financial communities such as college/university faculty, college students affiliated with our Recognized Universities and CFA Program Partner Schools, select regulatory agencies, and media organization employees around the world.
CFA Program College Faculty Scholarships: These scholarships are available to all full-time college or university finance professors. Learn more about the CFA Program College Faculty Scholarship.
CFA Program College Student Scholarships: These scholarships are now being distributed by the Program Partner Scholarship and the Recognized University Scholarship (see details below).
CFA Program Partner and Recognized University Program Scholarships: After the June 2013 exam, all student scholarships will be awarded through universities and colleges participating in the CFA Program Partners initiative and University Recognition Program.
CFA Institute Regulator Scholarships: Available to full-time employees of governmental securities regulators and central banks that enter into a regulator scholarships agreement with CFA Institute. View sample regulatory bodies. To learn more about regulator scholarships and explore whether your organization may qualify, contact us at
CFA Institute Media Scholarships: Scholarship opportunities are available to eligible, full-time employees of media organizations which communicate and disseminate financial news, data, and education around the world. For more information about media scholarships, download the application (PDF) or contact us at
*Scholarship candidates are responsible for any additional costs related to selecting/purchasing the print version of the curriculum.