Qualified candidates of the Americas are called to apply for one of three PhD Scholarships to study at the VUB University in Brussels, Belgium. The deadline is the 30th of September.

In collaboration with OAS, VUB are offering qualified candidates from the Americas the opportunity to secure PhD scholarships to study in one of three areas:

  • Educational Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Public Health

In order to apply, candidates must hold a relevant Master's degree, have a good command of English and excellent academic credentials. Applications must be submitted online through the OAS Scholarship website before the 30th of September 2014. The scholarship will cover the following:

  • Tuition fee
  • Application fee
  • Supervisor bench fee
  • General Health Insurance
  • Coverage for repatriation

Successful candidates will be expected to commence the PhD in January 2015 and complete it within 4 years.  

Further details on the scholarship, application process, selection process and responsibilities of the student can be found here.

Through it's Department of Human Development, Education and Employment (DHEE), the General Secretariat of the Organization of the American States (GS/OAS) supports member states in the creation of policies and executing programs that promote development at all educational levels.

The Vrije Universiteit Brussel is a dynamic and modern university located in Brussels, Belgium. It comprises 2 parkland campuses: The Etterbeek campus and The Jette-campus. The internationally renowned university offers a wide range of study disciplines to stimulate and promote junior researchers of all fields.

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