Does a fully-funded scholarship towards tuition fees, full insurance, costs of traveling, housing and living in the chosen country exist? Yes, it sure does and it can be yours. Achieving a fully-funded scholarship is an extremely competitive process however it is not an impossible contest to be conquered in itself. Seizing an opportunity like the one offered through the Erasmus + scholarship program would be the deal of your academic life and your brilliant future career.
Erasmus + scholarship is a scholarship awarded to applicants from across the world for three consecutive intakes until and including the intake for the academic year 2018 – 2019. As we mentioned before, the scholarship covers the tuition fees, full insurance and part of the costs of traveling, housing and living for the entire duration of the program. The scholarship is worth up to € 47,000 for non-European students and up to € 34,000 for EEA citizens.
Erasmus + scholarship is available for students who wish to pursue the Master of Science in Food Science, Technology and Business (BiFTec) and will be awarded to top applicants. The purpose of BiFTec is to develop knowledge and awareness of scientific trends and health issue in fields such as technology, food science and business in a global environment. BiFTec is organized by 3 European partner institutions: Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, KU Leuven and Catholic University of Portugal. The scholarship will be taken in Belgium.
How can you apply for the scholarship?
If you want to be considered eligible for the scholarship, it is important that you have obtained a Bachelor’s degree in food science, technology, chemistry, biological sciences, engineering or any other related form recognized by an accredited academic institution. Also, you must provide evidence of your English proficiency.
You can download and fill the application form here http://iiw.kuleuven.be/english/biftec. You can register for the joint master’s program at Ku Leuven, the coordinating institution. Ku Leuven is using an online application system which makes it easier for you to submit your application. Students with a Flemish degree can consult the following website http://www.kuleuven.be/studentenadministratie/inschrijvingen. For detailed descriptions of the program and for its timetable, you are advised to consult the official website here http://iiw.kuleuven.be/english/biftec/module
The closing date for the application is March 1st 2018. Even though it may seem that you have time to submit your application until then, remember that you need to gather all the required documentation. We wish everyone the best of luck!