Science@Leuven Scholarships for 2023/24 academic year

KU Leuven Scholarships Belgium

Brief description: 

The Science@Leuven Scholarships are for motivated and talented international students who are interested in participating in an international master programme of the Faculty of Science of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven) in Belgium.

For the following masters you can apply for the Scholarship :

  • Master of Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Master of Biophysics, Biochemistry and Biotechnology
  • Master of Biology
  • Master of Chemistry
  • Master of Geography
  • Interuniversity Master of Geology
  • Master of Mathematics
  • Master of Physics
  • Master of Statistics and Data Science
  • Master of Sustainable Development (ICP)


  • The applicants have not studied or worked at the University of Leuven before,
  • The applicants have a bachelor degree from a non-Belgian university that gives them access to the master programme they are applying for,
  • The applicants have not yet acquired a master degree or a PhD,
  • The applicants can prove excellent study results during their former training.  The applicants are expected to obtain at least Distinction during their studies at the KU Leuven,
  • The applicants can prove a very strong knowledge of English ( TOEFL (minimum score 94 internet-based with at least 19 for reading, 18 for Listening, 19 for speaking and 21 for writing) or IELTS (minimum score 7 overall, whilst at least 6,5 for reading, 6 for listening, 6 for speaking and 6 for writing),
  • The applicants show strong motivation to follow a master programme at the Faculty of Science of the KU Leuven,
  • The applicants have two reference letters from internationally renowned professors,
  • The applicants are willing to act as ambassador for the programme.

Application instructions:

Applicants have to apply for the Master programme of their choice through the application portal of the KU Leuven. You will need to upload a screenshot that you successfully submitted the application for admissions when you register on the website of the scholarship.

Only applications that have been submitted before 15 February 2023 will be considered for the scholarship.

Read the scholarship application page and visit the official website to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship: