Fellowships for Research 2017-2018 in the U.S.A.   

The fellowship are outright non renewable grants:   

of $27,000 for doctoral fellows                                                                                                          of $45,000 for post-doctoral fellows.

In addition, the Foundation pays for coverage of health insurance on its own insurance policy.

Fellowships must start between July 1, 2017 and December 31st, 2017 and fellows are expected to stay for a period of 12 months in the U.S.A.. 

Doctoral applicants should by July 1, 2017 have completed no more than 2 years of their PhD program.

Post-doctoral (post-PhD) applicants should by July 1, 2017 have no more than 2 years since obtaining their PhD degree.                                                                                                                           

Post-doctoral (post MD or post DVM) applicants should by July 1, 2017 have no more than 2 years of postdoctoral research experience (not including their years of clinical speciality training).

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 a 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, 2016 at noon                                                                                                        For research starting between July 1 and December 31, 2017 in the U.S.A..

To check your eligibility please fill out the eligibility form


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