Special Research Fund - Doctoral Scholarships for Candidates from Developing Countries

With support from its “Special Research Fund” (BOF), Ghent University grants PhD scholarships to promising PhD students from developing countries who wish to carry out half of their PhD research at Ghent University and half in a university in a developing country.

Who can apply?

Before applying for a PhD scholarship at Ghent university students Always need to find a professor from Ghent University who is willing to act as the supervisor ('promoter') of their doctoral research and who agrees to support their application. The best way to do this is by browsing the list of faculties and research topics available on our research directory

How to apply

Applications must be submitted on the application forms provided for this purpose.

The Research Council makes a selection of the applications based in part on the recommendations obtained from members of the Council for Development Cooperation.

Deadline for online application is 4 March 2019