The International Master of the world Science in Rural Development (IMRD) in Belgium is inviting applications for the Master’s Scholarships for International Students in 2021.
Financial aid in the form of scholarships can be awarded to top applicants. A limited number of scholarships are awarded. You can select whether or not you wish to apply for a scholarship during the online application. The application team nominates top applicants for scholarships. These applicants are then presented to the IMRD Management Board which decides on the final selection.
Worth of Award
The scholarships cover your tuition fee, 1000 euro monthly allowance and a 7000 euro contribution to be used for travel and installation costs during the programme.
To be considered eligible;
- Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s degree of min. 3 years from a university or
recognized equivalent in bioscience engineering, agricultural sciences or agricultural
economics, with good overall scores (at least a second class or equivalent, preferably
- Applicants must be able to demonstrate through their transcripts basic science training
in: (i) mathematics or statistics; (ii) life sciences; and (iii) social sciences/sociology or
rural development or economics.
- Applicants must be proficient in English (recent ACADEMICIELTS score of 6.5, TOEFL IBT
of 80, CEFR B2 issued by a European university language center or ESOLCAMBRIDGE
English CAE – Advanced).
How to Apply
- Complete online applications.
- Applying for the International Master of Science in Rural Development (IMRD) is simple; see if you meet the admission requirements and freely apply for admission.
- Choosing whether you wish to apply for IMRD or the IMRD+ Double Degree option is the first step in this process.
- Before going further, they advise you to read their programme and course content first.
- Non-EEA citizens living in Belgium with a valid residence permit or EEA citizens, that are not applying for a scholarship, must complete the application by 1 June.
- If you submit your application after the 1 March deadline you will not be considered for any of the scholarships managed by the IMRD consortium.
Deadline: Non-EEA citizens or EEA citizens, applying for one of the scholarships managed by the IMRD consortium, need to complete the online application form by 21 February and submit their legalized hard copies of diploma and transcript of records + copy English proficiency certificate by 28 February at the latest.