Up to 12 ICP Master of Transportation Sciences scholarships for developing countries are available for application this year. This award program will fund qualified candidates to undertake a two year multidisciplinary master program with a distinct approach and focus on Road Safety in Developing Countries.
This scholarship call is VLIR UOS (Flemish Interuniversity Council) supported. As of October 2018, interested candidates are welcomed to apply for admission in 2019-20 until February 2019. This program provides an opportunity for students to undergo training in order to identify road safety and transportation issues which intends to come up with innovative solutions through the use of an integrative approach. The method relies on three pillars:
- The individual (concerns with the human behaviour in traffic as well as how to influence it such as unintentional and intentional risky behaviour like cognitive impairments and drunk driving),
- The society (concerns with the societal norms as well as translation into enforcement and policy measures)
- The environment (concerns with creating infrastructure and self-explaining roads that reduces crash impact)
FYI, road safety in this program is considered as a cross-border field that encompasses elements such as psychology, urban planning, economy, environmental studies, engineering, etc.
The ICP Master of Transportation Sciences scholarships for developing countries will include:
- Monthly allowance amounting to EUR 1150 for transport, meals, accommodation and personal expenses
- One-time payment for indirect travel costs amounting to EUR 150 and logistical allowance with value of EUR 850
- Tuition fee, international travel fee and insurance
Note that amounts for master programs and training commencing in 2019 can change any time. More details is available here
- Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree in one of the following majors:
- Political and social sciences
- Behavioural sciences: sociology, psychology
- Transport economy, economy
- Mathematical and statistical sciences
- Engineering: civil engineer or transport engineer
- Traffic or transport planning, urban design or planning, (urban) architecture or geography
- Candidates must be citizens of one of the following:
- Latin America: Cuba, Bolivia, Ecuador, Haiti, Guatemala, Peru, Nicaragua
- Asia: Philippines, Cambodia, Palestine, Indonesia, Vietnam, Territories
- Africa: Burkina Faso, Benin, Burundi, Ethiopia, DR Congo, Guinea, Senegal, Cameroon, Kenya, Tanzania, Madagascar, Uganda, Mali, Zimbabwe, Morocco, South Africa, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda
- Candidates must meet the criteria stipulated by VILR-UOS
How to Apply
Interested candidates can commence their applications for the ICP Master of Transportation Sciences scholarships for developing countries by filling in an application form for the academic program. Then, apply for the scholarship by completing the VLIR application form that is obtainable at the top of the download page you will find on the aforementioned admission application form.
Students then will be required to submit hard copies of their applications via post. The mandatory materials are as follows:
- Printout of the VLIR application form
- Hard copies of certified academic transcripts and degree certificates
- Hard copies of additional relevant documents such as certified English translation of degrees/diplomas, two recommendation letters, proof of English proficiency, and passport photo
Attn. Ms. Leen Jorissen
Complete all the necessary processes no later than February 1, 2019 to be considered. You can visit the official website for more information.