SUSDEV Masters Scholarships (VLIR-UOS)

Applications for the SUSDEV (VLIR-UOS) Masters Scholarships 2024/2025 for Students from Developing Countries are currently open for Master of Science in sustainable development Space, Society and Ecology.

SDA Bocconi School of Management

This programme trains future sustainability leaders with the necessary interdisciplinary knowledge, skills and methodologies to address and solve intertwined socio-ecological challenges hindering the construction of more sustainable development paths.


The applicant, at the time of application, must be a national and resident of one of the 31 countries offering scholarships (but not necessarily the same country):


  • Ethiopia
  • Guinea
  • Cameroon
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • DR Congo
  • Mali
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zimbabwe
  • South Africa
  • Niger
  • Asia:
  • Cambodia
  • Philippines
  • Indonesia
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Vietnam
  • Latin America:
  • Bolivia
  • Cuba
  • Ecuador
  • Guatemala
  • Haiti
  • Nicaragua
  • Peru
  • The applicant must be eligible for admittance to the selected Master’s programme at KU Leuven.
  •  For a Master’s programme, The maximum age candidate is 35 years for an initial master’s and 40 years for an advanced master’s. Forty-five years is The maximum age for a training candidate isThe candidate cannot succeed at this age on January 1 of the intake year.
  • Application for admission to one of the VLIR mentioned above ICP programs automatically triggers an application for a VLIR UOS scholarship. If you fulfil all the requirements, nothing else needs to be done.

How to Apply for SUSDEV Masters Scholarships

  • Applicants are encouraged to follow the application instructions before applying here.

Visit Programme Webpage for Details

Application Deadline: February 1 2024/2025

Eligible Countries:

Eligible Countries:

Country To be taken at




Number of Awards


Value of Award

Scholarships are provided for the full duration of the Master’s programme. You cannot apply for a partial scholarship.

Duration of Programme

 Two years


In conclusion, This Scholarship is a shining example of how education can be used as a tool for social change.

This scholarship program breaks down barriers and empowers future leaders by providing students from underrepresented backgrounds with access to high-quality education and support.

It’s an investment in the future. The impact of this program will be felt for generations to come as these students go on to make meaningful contributions to their communities and beyond.

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.