Prospective students are advised to apply as soon as possible. If you are obtaining your bachelor degree in the year of applying, you can submit your application already, and send the diploma copy after the application is submitted, from as soon as it's available.
Application deadlines (last day the application can be submitted):
VLIR-UOS scholarships: February 1
Foreign students who require a visa (non-EEA): 31 March
Foreign students who don't require a visa (EEA* or non-EEA living in Belgium with a valid residence permit): 31 August
Belgian students: 30 September
*You are a European Economic Area (EEA) national if you are a citizen or national of one of the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. If you have permanent residence in, but not citizenship of, any of these countries, you are not an EEA national.