Elisabeth & Amelie Grants 2020 for Students from Developing Countries, Belgium

The Elisabeth & Amelie Fund by the King Baudouin Foundation aims to instigate a new form of support for sustainable water management in developing countries by financing on-the-spot internships for students from developing countries who are studying in Belgium.

Application Deadline: 22nd October, 2019

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Students from a developing country studying in Belgium

To be taken at (country): A developing country (Candidate’s home country)

Eligible Field of Study: Master’s level degree (master’s, specialisation master’s or a second bachelor’s degree) that is linked to water management.

About the Award: Here, the Elisabeth & Amelie Fund takes into consideration an integrated approach to water management that includes technical and/or sociological aspects.

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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.

Type: Grants, Masters

Selection 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.
Innovation. The approach that the candidate chooses for his/her internship or the framework within which he/she intends to work is different from the usual approaches or frameworks.
Impact. The expected results should bring sustainable change for the people concerned at local level.
Number of Awardees: 10

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Value of Scholarship: The grant will cover the expenses inherent to the internship, up to a maximum of €5.000.

Duration of Scholarship: The internship, which should last 1 to 2 months, must take place between December 2019 and the end of August 2020.

How to Apply: Complete your Application Form online

Download the annex(es) that have to be completed for your application form
Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: King Baudouin Foundation

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