Organisation : ASEM-DUO
Scholarship Name : DUO-Belgium/Flanders Scholarship Programme 2020
Applicable For : Students pursuing Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes
Applicable Countries : China, India, South Korea & Vietnam
Application Last Date : April 1, 2020
Website : http://www.asemduo.org/02_programs/programs_05.php
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ASEM DUO-Belgium/Flanders Scholarship
ASEM-DUO invites applications for DUO-Belgium/Flanders Scholarship for the year 2020.
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DUO-Belgium/Flanders Fellowship Programme was established in 2011 with the aim of promoting exchanges of students between Belgium/Flanders and 4 Asian countries (China, India, South Korea and Vietnam) on a balanced and permanent basis.
Who Can Apply?
The following applicants are eligible for the scholarship
** Bachelor’s applicants currently enrolled in universities or university colleges in Flanders or one of the four Asian countries
** Master’s applicants currently enrolled in universities or university colleges in Flanders or one of the four Asian countries
Note : The four countries include China, India, South Korea and Vietnam.
How to Apply?
Just follow the below steps to apply for the DUO-Belgium/Flanders Fellowship 2020.
Step 1 : Go to the official website of ASEM-DUO through the URL [http://www.asemduo.org/03_forms/form_account.php?mode=in&num=20]
Step 2 : Create an ID to apply for the scholarship program.
Step 3 : Fill the application form with the relevant details and upload on the portal.
Step 4 : Upload the required documents on the portal.
Step 5 : Submit the application and wait for the confirmation mail from the Secretariat which the applicant will receive within 3 days after the submission of the completed application.
Note : If the applicant doesn’t get a confirmation mail, they are free to contact the admin by sending a mail at admin2 [AT] asemduo.org promptly.
The following documents are required to be attached along with the application
** MOU agreement between the home and the host institution
** Copies of passport of both the students
** Transcripts of both the students
** A motivation letter of both the students
** A recommendation letter (not mandatory)
The selected scholars will receive the following benefits
** EUR 650 per month (with a maximum of EUR 2600) for Flemish students and EUR 800 per month (with a maximum of EUR 3200) for Asian students
** EUR 1100 for both the Flemish student and the Asian student as travel cost
** An extra EUR 200 per month (with a maximum of EUR 800) will be awarded to Flemish students that belong to the groups mentioned below in higher education
i. Students who are entitled to a Flemish study grant
ii. Students with a disability, recognized by VAPH
iii. Working students in a work programme
Note : A Flemish student is defined as a student from any nationality, subscribed in a Flemish Higher Education Institution.
1. Project proposals for the exchange of students in all disciplines will be accepted. However, priority shall be given to following disciplines
** STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
** Political and social sciences
** Communication Sciences
2. The selection will be based on the following criteria
** priority field of study (5 points);
** the quality of the Learning or Training agreement (10 points);
** institutional criteria for submitting the student (15 points);
** the applicant’s study results in the Transcript of records (30 points);
** the quality of the applicant’s motivation (30 points);
** the reasons for recommending the applicant in the Recommendation letter (not mandatory (10 points).
Terms & Conditions
** At least 25% of all scholarships will be awarded to the students with low socio-economic background (Applicable for Flemish students only).
** All applicants should maintain their “student status” from the time of application until the end of their exchange period.
** The final selected students will hear a decision by May 2020.
** The notification will be displayed on the website and the Secretariat will directly notify Contact Persons/Awardees in writing.
** The applicant should write his/her complete application (including documents/annexes) in English.
** If this exchange project has any other source of finance, please specify. Any private loan or family support is not applicable to this category.
** The acknowledgement on the receipt of submission will be sent to the contact person in the Flemish home institution by e-mail within 3 days after submission.