The ARES-CCD offers students from universities of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation (FWB) three ways to get involved in development cooperation at their university.
Travel grants are for students from universities of the FWB who have completed at least 120 ECTS. The grants cover a return airline ticket for a trip of at least one month for a compulosry training placement or a study placement for a Master thesis. A living allowance for students who have study grant status at their university is also provided. ARES launches two calls a year for the awarding of these grants.
For more information, please visit: Travel Grants
A microproject is a cooperation project set up by a small group of students from universities of the FWB in association with students from a partner country of ARES. This project is supervised by someone from Belgium and someone from the partner country. ARES provides funding of up to € 15,000 per project and launches a call for microprojects every year.
For more information, please visit: Microprojects
An awareness project is a one-time event project on a topic related to development cooperation and is aimed at students of the FWB. ARES provides funding of up to € 4,500 per project and launches for a call awareness projects every year.
For more information, please visit: Awareness Projects
N.B. The first calls for 2017 are underway (deadline: 8th November 2016 for travel grants and 8th December 2016 for microprojects and awareness projects).