A PhD scholarship in Belgium is fiscally limited to 4 years. You mustn’t have received any PhD scholarship in the past. You must also provide a document from the Belgian university/-ies where you were or are still registered, proving you are entitled to be registered as PhD student for 4 years from 1 October of the reference year onwards. -You should be a national and resident of a developing country of the VLIR-UOS-country list that was applicable in the year you started your ICP studies (see VLIR-UOS website) or be on the 54 list currently used for scholarships. -You should already have obtained your ICP Master’s degree when you submit the application, or should obtain it in the reference year, i.c. 2013. -The programme is not limited to those graduates who have already been granted an ICP scholarship of VLIR-UOS. -Students from developing countries (see country lists on our website) who followed a VLIR-UOS funded Master at a Flemish University (ICP) by their own means or with another scholarship are also welcome to apply.