Master Mind Scholarships
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Partial Tuition


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

Incoming Masters

Any gender

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.

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