DUO-Belgium/Wallonia-Brussels Scholarship
Deadline:  15th April

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Scholarship Overview

ASEM-DUO invites applications for DUO-Belgium/Wallonia-Brussels Scholarship 2021 from members of the academic or the scientific staff of an institution of a Wallonia-Brussels Higher Education Institution (HEI) or an Asian HEI pursuing it as their main occupation. The selected scholars have the opportunity to win up to EUR 5000 per month for a duration of a maximum of 2 months. The scholarship aims to promote “paired exchanges” between professors from Wallonia-Brussels HEIs and Asian ones.


The selected scholar will win a total amount of EUR 50,000 which will be disbursed in the following ways: 

  • EUR 5,000 per month for two professors as the grant of the scholarship (or a total amount of EUR 50,000 for a two-month exchange for the pair).
  • This amount will cover the travel expenses and per diem capped at the amount of the grant.
  • The grant will be paid off in instalments the last instalment is paid after both professors have submitted a mission report.


The following documents are required to be attached along with the application: 

  • A typewritten application form in pdf format
  • A copy of the academic cooperation agreement
  • Passport copies of both the applicants 
  • An updated CV of both the applicants (maximum 5 pages, containing information relevant to the programme)


The following applicants are eligible for the scholarship: 

  • The applicant must be a member of the academic/scientific staff of a Wallonia-Brussels HEI or an Asian HEI (i.e. they must be remunerated by the HEI and it must be their main occupation).
  • The Wallonia-Brussels and Asian HEIs must be recognized/accredited by the competent authorities in the field of higher education.
  • The Wallonia-Brussels and Asian HEIs must sign a cooperation agreement or must have expressed the intention to sign one in the two following years.

Note: The following applicant groups are not eligible for the fellowship:

  • Students and PhD students
  • Professors emeritus, honorary professors
  • Teaching Assistants

Exemptions are possible for the colleges of arts. The selection committee will assess on a case-by-case basis.

How To Apply

Follow the steps to apply: 

Step 1: Click on the 'Apply Now' button below.
Step 2: Attach the necessary documents along with the application. 
Step 3: Transform the whole application into one pdf document.
Step 4: Submit it to the institution who will further send it to the institution belonging to the Wallonia Brussels Federation at international@ares-ac.be