With support from its “Unique Research Fund” (BOF), Ghent University wishes to bolster college look into gatherings or research focuses in developing nations in their mean to develop into brilliant research focuses by redesigning neighborhood scholastic staff. Along these lines Ghent University stipends PhD grants to promising PhD understudies from developing nations who wish to complete portion of their PhD examine at Ghent University and half in a college in a developing nation.
Application Deadline: seventh March 2017
Offered every year? Yes
Qualified Countries: Developing Countries
To be taken at (nation): Half of competitors’ PhD look into at Ghent University and half in a college in a creating nation.
Qualified Fields: No confinements are forced on the field of research, by and by inclination will be given to subjects that are important for advancement. Pertinence for improvement measures the degree in which the activity of advancement compares with the desires of the recipients, the requirements of the nation, worldwide needs and the strategies of accomplices and givers.
About the Award: These gifts appear as a purported “sandwich” grant: the applicant acquires a grant for most extreme 24 months to work inside a traverse of 48 months on an exchanging premise on the PhD at Ghent University (‘North’) and at the college or research focus in a creating nation (‘South’).
Just for the periods the grant holder works at Ghent University the grant holder will get a month to month wage. Whatever remains of the PhD research is done in the accomplice college, for which no subsidizing is given through this grant. For this piece of the PhD examine understudies must demonstrate that they will be financed at their home college (e.g. fulltime PhD grant or pay).
The recommendations must be presented by a competitor, a promoter at Ghent University and a director at the neighborhood foundation.
Qualification: To be allowable for this call, the greater part of the accompanying prerequisites must be met:
Competitors need to originate from – and have the nationality of – a creating nation (see nation list in connection underneath);
There must be an assurance that the competitor will have the capacity to deal with the PhD extend at the accomplice college in a chose creating nation (South). This suggests there must be a nearby PhD manager at the accomplice college or research focus.
A composed proclamation is asked for from the college specialists expressing that the applicant is either a fulltime PhD understudy or a staff individual from this college and will be adequately exempted from instructing or different assignments as to have the capacity to completely focus on the PhD look into in the South.
This announcement ought to likewise specify that the competitor gets a neighborhood PhD grant or pay when taking a shot at the PhD at the accomplice college in the South.
CSC grant holders are not qualified to apply for a Doctoral stipends for analysts from creating nations. CSC understudies are alluded to the call Cofunding for Chinese hopefuls PhD competitors holding a CSC grant (due date October 2017).
Determination Procedure: The applicant applies to Ghent University together with a promoter of Ghent University and a chief at the nearby establishment.
The promoter at Ghent University needs to fill in a different report (‘promoter’s recommendation’) with guidance on the applicant, expressing the promoter’s feeling on the capability of the hopeful as a future specialist.
The Research Council makes a choice of the applications situated to some extent on the suggestions got from individuals from the Council for Development Cooperation. The suggestion depends on:
the capabilities of the candidate;
the doctoral venture;
the importance of the examination theme for improvement;
the logical/insightful capability of the promoter’s examination group(s);
the association between Ghent University and the neighborhood establishment;
the logical/insightful capability of the nearby foundation.
Estimation of Scholarship:
The estimation of the grant at Ghent University relies on upon, a.o., the specialist’s family circumstance and is around € 1.958 every month.
The Ghent University promoter likewise gets a seat expense of €15.440 to cover (some portion of) the operational expenses, and in addition the voyaging expenses of the understudy and both the Ghent University and the neighborhood promoter.
Length of Scholarship: The competitor acquires a grant for greatest 24 months which must be partitioned into a few periods inside a traverse of 4 years.
Understudies are obliged to partition the grant into least 2 distinctive research remains in Ghent (North) and need to return at any rate once to their home college (South) in the middle of (=’sandwich-timetable’)
The competitor must propose no less than 12 months of privately supported research remain in the South after the principal BOF financed remain in Ghent (North).
Because of every pragmatic course of action (visa, lodging, contract, … ) understudies are encouraged to remain for long stretches in Ghent (e.g. 1 year).
Instructions to Apply: Before applying understudies need to discover a teacher from Ghent University who will go about as the manager (‘promoter’) of their doctoral research and who consents to bolster their application.
The most ideal approach to do this is by perusing the rundown of resources and research subjects accessible on the examination directory(in interface underneath).
Visit Scholarship Webpage for points of interest
Grant Provider: Ghent University