VUB Scholarship for Masters in Photonics

Each year the Vrije Universiteit Brussels grants several full scholarships of 10.000,- EUR/academic year for the Master of Science in Photonics Engineering programme based on excellence, technical knowledge and motivation. Every international student applying at VUB is eligible for these scholarships, no separate procedure must be followed. Each scholarship amounts to 10.000,- EUR/academic year covering the cost of living and studying in Brussels.

All candidates applying at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel will have the opportunity to show proof of their technical knowledge during a scholarship interview preceding the final admission. 

VUB B-PHOT Excellence Scholarship

B-PHOT, the Brussels Photonics Research group at VUB, also offers scholarships to excellent students on a competitive basis. All students who register for the MSc. in Photonics Engineering at VUB are eligible to be awarded a B-PHOT Excellence Scholarship of 5.000,- EUR/academic year by the research group without a separate application procedure. 

More grants

The master's programme board awards several grants on a competitive basis among all accepted students, such as MSPE Excellence Grant, Erasmus+ credit mobility scholarships, EMA2-partnerships Grants.

Terms and conditions

  • All scholarships will be awarded by the VUB programme board. 

  • All candidates who receive the VUB Scholarship or the B-PHOT Excellence Scholarship must commit themselves to do a master thesis at VUB. 

  • None of these scholarships can be granted in combination with any other scholarship (with the exception of the Erasmus+ mobility grants).