Eric Bleumink Fund Postgraduate Scholarship For Researchers From Developing Countries


The Eric Bleumink Fund awards scholarships to talented students and young researchers from developing countries.  The scholarships are towards a 1 year or 2 years Master’s degree programme or a 4-year Ph.D programme.

Host Institution(s):

University of Groningen in Netherlands

Field of study:

Eligible Masters or PhD Programme offered at University of Groningen.

Number of Awards:


Target group:

Afghanistan, Angola, Armenia, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Rwanda, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe, Korea, Dem. Rep., Timor-Leste, West Bank and Gaza Strip, Congo (Rep.), Côte d’Ivoire, Kyrgyz Republic, Micronesia (Federated States), Sudan (Rep.), Congo (Dem Rep.), South Sudan, Central African Republic

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The grant covers tuition fee, costs of international travel, subsistence, books, and health insurance.


Criteria for approval are: (a) academic excellence, shown by academic performance and may be confirmed by letters of recommendation from university professors; (b) contribution of candidate’s education in terms of strengthening the scientific capacity in the candidate’s home country; (c) perspectives to a long-term linkage between the home institution and the University of Groningen.

Application instructions:

Applications open 15 October 2015.

To be nominated the student needs to be (conditionally) admitted to one of the Master’s programmes. Applicants must follow the application instructions on the official website.  Deadline is 15 January 2016.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website


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    September 27, 2015 at 3:14 PM

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    October 6, 2015 at 5:29 PM

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    October 6, 2015 at 7:22 PM

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  7. Zewdu Teshome

    November 25, 2015 at 9:23 AM

    I am Zewdu Teshome from Ethiopia and I was graduated from Haramaya university in BSc degree of Hydraulic Engineering. Therefore, I want to study this scholarship .Please contact me by phone no 0913491005 or email Thank you for your kindness and I am waiting you to inform me.

  8. ishimwe patience

    December 4, 2015 at 4:00 AM

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