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The Government of Flanders awards Master Mind Scholarships to outstanding students taking a master's degree programme in Flanders. The 2019-2020 edition of the scholarship programme was launched in December 2018. KU Leuven will nominate up to 20 outstanding students who will start a master’s programme next academic year.
Grade Requirement: at least 3.0
Open to All Nationalities
Any course is allowed
The student has applied for an eligible master’s programme at KU Leuven. Please consult the list of master's programmes that qualify for a 2019-2020 Master Mind Scholarship.
The student has a high standard of academic performance and potential.
The student has a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 out of 4.0. Please consult the GPA calculator.
The student has a good knowledge and command of the language of instruction of the master’s programme, regardless of the minimum scores required by the master's programme:
a minimum overall score of 7 on the IELTS test
a minimum total score of 94 on the TOEFL test
a similar result in another official language test
All nationalities are eligible. The previous degree obtained should be from a higher education institution located outside Flanders.
Students who are already enrolled in a Flemish higher education institution are not eligible. The only exception is made for international students who, are enrolled in a preparatory programme in order to start the master's programme in September 2019.
Students who enroll for the following programmes for the academic year 2019-2020 are not eligible for the Master Mind Scholarships: preparatory programmes and distance learning.
Student mobility during the master's programme is allowed. However, at least half of the credits of the master's programme must be obtained at the Flemish higher education institution.