Deadline: 31 October 2011
Open to: US students: PhD students or registered in a graduate program or holders of a Master’s, Ph.D., or equivalent degree
Fellowships: $24,000 for one year, health insurance
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 eight fellowships each carrying a stipend of $24,000 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
– 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,
– or hold a Master’s, Ph.D., or equivalent degree.
Preference is given to applicants under the age of 30 with a reading and speaking knowledge of Dutch, French, or German.
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.
Completed applications for 2012-2013 fellowships are due no later than October 31, 2011.
Application forms can be downloaded here.
In addition to the application form, applicants must furnish 3 letters of recommendation, a letter of nomination from the Dean of his or her U.S. school if applicable, a brief biographical statement, and a statement of purpose.
For application blanks or additional information contact the Foundation at:
Prof. Dr. Emile L. Boulpaep
195 Church Street – New Haven CT 06510 – U.S.A.
Tel/Fax : + 1-203-777.5765
Tel. private office : + 1-203-785.4055