Scholarships Merit-based
Government of Flanders

Master Mind Scholarships

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Various benefits
28 Apr 2024
Application deadline


Government of Flanders can support you financially if you are admitted to one of its study programmes as an international student.

Government of Flanders awards scholarships, bursaries, tuition fee reductions and discounts that help you cover existing tuition and living costs.


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



Tuition fee waiver

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • living expenses
  • accommodation
  • health


The Flemish Ministry of Education and Training awards scholarships for master's programmes in Flanders and Brussels to outstanding students from around the world.

Applicable programmes


A Master Mind Scholarship includes a grant of €9,600 + a tuition fee waiver per academic year (60 ECTS). Master Mind Scholarship holders only pay an administrative enrolment fee. The grant is paid in instalments and covers accommodation costs, insurances and a significant amount of their living expenses.


  • The applicant applies to take up a master's degree programme at a Flemish higher education institution.
  • The applicant should have a high standard of academic performance and/or potential
  • The student has a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5 out of 4.0

The student has a good knowledge of the English language:

  • An overall minimum band score of 7.0 on the IELTS test
  • A minimum total score of 94 on a TOEFL test
  • A C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference
  • Or a similar result in another official language test (recognized by the host institution)

Students who apply for a master's programme at a school of arts have at least:

  • An overall band score of minimum 6.5 on the IELTS test
  • A minimum total score of 90 on the TOEFL test
  • A B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference
  • Or a similar result in another official English language test (recognized by the host institution)

Scholarship requirements







Study experience required





Application deadline

28 Apr 2024

STEP 1 Check if you are eligible to apply and if the Flemish institution of your choice participates in the Master Mind Scholarships

STEP 2 Submit your application to the host institution

STEP 3 The host institution preselects the eligible applications

STEP 4 The host institution starts the application procedure for the Master Mind Scholarship by creating your application file in the Mobility-Online application tool

STEP 5 You receive an email generated by the Mobility-Online tool notifying you of being preselected for a Master Mind Scholarship

STEP 6 You register in the Mobility-Online tool and complete your application file in the Mobility-Online tool before the deadline.



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