Fellowships for Research 2015-2016 in the U.S.A.   

The fellowship are outright non renewable grants:   

of $24,000 for doctoral fellows                                                                                                                     of $40,000 for post-doctoral fellows.

In addition, the Foundation pays for health insurance.

Fellowships must start between  July 1, 2015 and December 31st, 2015 and fellows are expected to stay for a full year in the U.S.A.. 

Doctoral applicants should have completed no more than 2 years of their PhD program by July 1, 2015.

Post-doctoral (post-PhD) applicants should have obtained their PhD no more than 2 years before  July 1, 2015.                                                                                                                                                          Post-doctoral (post MD or post DVM) applicants should have no more than 2 years of postdoctoral research experience( not including their years of clinical speciality training) by July 1, 2015.

Fellows who have means of their own to finance their studies in the U.S.A. may apply for an Honorary Fellowship of the Foundation.  

Eligibility requirements  

1. hold the Belgian nationality;
2. be enrolled in a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree program at  Belgian university                       or hold a PhD degree or equivalent degree from a Belgian university;
3. have an outstanding academic record;
4. have a good command of the English language.


Deadline for Application  

Before October 31, 2014 at 12 noon                                                                                                            For research starting in the U.S.A. between July 1 and December 31, 2015.

To check your eligibility please fill out the eligibility form


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