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Fellowships for study or research in Belgium

The Belgian American Educational Foundation (B.A.E.F.) encourages applications for fellowships for advanced study or research during one academic year, at a Belgian University or institution of higher learning.

The B.A.E.F. will award up to nine fellowships each carrying a stipend of $26,000 for one year.

If the fellow chooses to remain less than the full 12 months, the stipend will be prorated accordingly. The fellowship period must be at least 6 months.

In addition to the stipend, the Foundation will provide health insurance. No other supplements can be expected.

Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States

Applicants must

either be registered in a graduate program towards a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the United States,

or register in a graduate program in Belgium (Master's or Ph.D) in Belgium,

or hold a Master's, Ph.D., or equivalent degree.

Preference is given to applicants under the age of 30. Knowledge of Dutch,or French, or German is optional.

Applicants should make their own arrangements to register or affiliate with a Belgian University or research institution. B.A.E.F. Fellows must reside in Belgium during the tenure of their fellowship.

Application forms can be downloaded from the B.A.E.F. website at: .                    In addition to a completed application form, applicants must furnish undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a brief autobiographical statement, a statement of purpose, and 3 letters of recommendation.

Completed applications for the 2015-2016 fellowships must be submitted as electronic documents in pdf format attached to an email sent not later than October 31, 2014 to  Prof. Dr. Emile Boulpaep:

For additional information contact the Foundation at the above address or email: Emile.Boulpaep@Yale .edu