King Baudouin Internship Grants (up to €5.000) for Students from Developing Countries in Belgium

Elisabeth & Amelie Fund:
Grants for students from developing countries studying in Belgium

Program(s) Offered: Water management
Program Level: Internships (masters, bachelors)
Provider: King Baudouin Foundation
Country to Work in: Developing countries

Scholarship Description
The King Baudouin Foundation funds the Elisabeth & Amelie Fund which 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.

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

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.

King Baudouin Internship Grants (Elisabeth & Amelie Fund)

Students from developing countries who are studying for a master’s level degree (master’s, specialisation master’s or a second bachelor’s degree) that is linked to water management.

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.
Eligible groups
Citizens of Developing Countries

Participating Institutions
The Belgian academic institution where the student is studying, AND
Accredited institutions in the student’s country of origin or another country

Fields of study
Master’s level degree (master’s, specialisation master’s or a second bachelor’s degree) related to water management

Number of awards
Ten grants shall be awarded each year

Sponsorship duration
The internship, which should last 1 to 2 months, must take place between December 2018 and the end of August 2019

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

Method of Application
You must complete your application online with the approval of the promotor/supervisor who agrees to take academic responsibility.
And you need to download the annex(es) that have to be completed for your application form. It is important to visit the official webpage of the King Baudouin Foundation (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply for this internship grant

Applications began 31st July 2018, and can be submitted up to midnight 22nd October 2018, exclusively through the official website

The King Baudouin Foundation (KBF) is an independent, pluralistic foundation working in Belgium and at the European and international level. It seeks to change society for the better and invests in inspiring projects and individuals. The Foundation was set up in 1976, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of King Baudouin's reign. Projects are funded in the areas of poverty, health, development, civic engagement and heritage, among others.

Application Deadline: 22 October 2018
Open to International Applicants: Yes (ONLY Developing countries)

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