Scholarship for studying abroad

Université Catholique de Louvain - Mercator Scholarship Programme

General information on this scholarship

Université Catholique de Louvain
Mercator Scholarship Programme
Eligible countries: 
Asia, Northern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, North America, South America

General Description

The Mercator Scholarship Programme provides a mobility grant to finance a period of study abroad or work placement at a host institution outside of the EU. The scholarship is intended to partially subsidize the cost of travel, courses and living expenses. The amount of the award depends on the host country. Beneficiaries will receive a monthly stipend.


Candidates must be regularly enrolled at UCL. Candidates is responsible for securing the internship or admission to the host institution. Candidates should be exempted from paying tuition fees at the host institution. Internships at institutions and bodies of the European Union and organizations responsible for the management of European programs are not eligible. The internship should have a minimum duration of 3 months.

Application deadlines

Applications can be submitted at any time.