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Belgian American Foundation Fellowships for Graduate Study or Research in Belgium

Fellowships for advanced study or research during one academic year, at a Belgian University or institution of higher learning. Up to ten fellowships as outright non-renewable grants carrying a stipend of $27,000 for Master's or Ph.D. students, $31,000 for post-doctoral fellows.

Fellows are expected to stay for a period of 12 months in Belgium. If the Fellow chooses to remain less than the full 12 months in Belgium, the stipend will be prorated accordingly. The minimum fellowship period is 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 at the time of application be registered in a Ph.D. or equivalent degree program in the United States,

or while holding the BAEF fellowship register in a graduate program (Master's or Ph.D.) in Belgium,

or hold a Master's, Ph.D., or equivalent degree. Post-doctoral applicants should by July 1 have no more than 2 years since obtaining their Ph.D. degree.

Knowledge of Dutch,or French, or German is optional.


late October

Application Procedure:
Student applies directly

Eligible to Apply:

Undergraduate: Senior

Graduate: At any level

Award Type:
Scholarship / Fellowship
Study / Research Abroad

Award Period:
Academic Year (Graduate)
Post Graduate School

Disciplines / Areas of Study or Interest:
Open to all fields

Additional Qualifications:
U.S. Citizen or permanent resident

Last Updated:
June 12, 2017

Last Updated: 9/12/17