Masters & PhD Scholarships in Sustainable Housing

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The Futuris Foundation offers scholarships for students who are interested in studying and researching the field of Sustainable Housing.

Sustainable Housing encompasses all aspects related to providing homes to people on earth in developing countries and in developed countries.

The study and research can specialize on any subject or issue of the multidisciplinary field of Sustainable Housing such as building design, construction, utilities with a focus on energy efficiency and renewable energy, urban planning, water supply and sanitation, management of non-proprietary housing, hotel and short-term housing, etc.

The approach however should interface with related issues of Sustainable Housing which are not the focus of the own study and research of the appointed scholar.

The scholarship is intended as support for young researchers to accomplish one of the three next goals:

1. Obtain a masters degree at one of the programs of the University of Antwerp;

2. Prepare for a Ph.D. trajectory during a one-year probational Ph.D. program;

3. Conceive and realize a personal research project in the field of sustainable housing.

Students from developing countries will be considered with priority, while students from developed countries are also invited to apply.

Scholarships are awarded for the duration of one academic year, with a maximum of three years for a successful student originating from developing countries including at least one year at a university in the home country.

The monthly allowance for studying at the University of Antwerp is determined at 850 euros per month.

The enrolment fee for a master’s course shall be provided.

Travel costs (ticket, visa, insurance) can be reimbursed up to a reasonable amount.

Students from non-EU countries must comply with the following conditions:

  • Have the intention to valorize their training in their countries of origin or in a developing country;
  • Dispose of a regular visa
  • Have a maximum age of 40.


    Futuris Scientific Committee
    Universiteit Antwerpen
    CDE – P.001
    Universiteitsplein 1
    BE-2610 Antwerp
    E-mail: sarah.verberckmoes[at]

    For further details and application materials, contact: Masters & PhD Scholarships in Sustainable Housing
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