Awards and prizes for students

Win an award with your master thesis! Check for which prizes you can apply.

Aquaculture

INVE award

Computational biology

BioLizard award

Chemistry

DOW award

  • Subject: green chemistry
  • Amount: € 900
  • How to apply?
    • You need a recommendation by your promotor
    • Send the following items to before 15 August:
      1. Abstract of your thesis in 2 pages
      2. Your thesis in pdf
  • Awarded on the graduation ceremony

INEOS-prijs

  • Subject: green chemistry
  • Amount: € 1.500
  • How to apply?
    • You need a recommendation by your promotor
    • Send the following items to before 15 August:
      1. Abstract of your thesis in 2 pages
      2. Your thesis in pdf
  • Awarded on the graduation ceremony

Sustainable development

Encon sustainability award

  • Subject: solution to the climate crisis or social problems, sustainability in general
  • Amount: € 2.500
  • Deadline: 30 September
  • Application info

FUTUREproef Award

Prix ingénieurs sans frontières

  • Subject: Sustainable development: social, economical or environmental impact 
  • Amount: € 500
  • Application info
  • Deadline: 1 October

India

Belgo-Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Emirates Scriptum Award

  • SubjectSocio-economic bilateral relations between Belgium and India
  • Amount: € 1.000 + 2 returntickets Belgium-India
  • Application info
  • Deadline: 1 October

Plants

Bayer Award

  • Subject: plant research
  • Amount: € 2.000, distributed among max. 3 winners
  • How to apply?
  • Awarded on the graduation ceremony

Food science

Vandemoortele Healthy Foods Award

  • Subject: healthy foods
  • Amount: € 1.000
  • How to apply?
  • More information: vandemoortele.ugent.be
  • Awarded on the graduation ceremony

Other awards

In addition to the prizes mentioned above, you are also eligible for other prizes for which you cannot apply yourself. A jury selects the winner(s) from all master's theses. These prizes are awarded at the graduation ceremony.

These prizes include:

International Alumni Award

  • Award for social engagement and academic success
  • Amount: € 500

VLIR-UOS Aquaculture Alumni Award

  • For whom? Master of Science in Aquaculture
  • Amount: € 1.000