Are you a U.S. citizen or permanent resident looking to pursue postgraduate advanced studies or research abroad? If so, the Belgian American Educational Foundation (BAEF) has an exciting opportunity for you! They are inviting eligible candidates to apply for their prestigious Fellowships for Study or Research in Belgium for the academic year 2023-2024.
About the Fellowships:
The BAEF is offering ten fellowships for U.S. citizens and permanent residents who wish to undertake Master’s or Ph.D. studies or research in any subject at Belgian universities and institutes of higher learning. The fellowship duration is a maximum of 12 months, and it should take place between 1st July 2023 and 31st December 2023.
Recipients of the fellowship will receive a generous stipend to support their studies or research in Belgium. The stipend amounts are as follows:
- $29,000 for Master’s or Ph.D. students
- $33,000 for Post-doctoral Fellows
In addition to the stipend, the BAEF will cover the cost of health insurance in Belgium, providing further support to the selected candidates.
To be eligible for the fellowship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
- Either be registered in a Ph.D. or equivalent degree program in the United States at the time of application, OR be enrolled in a graduate program (Master’s or Ph.D.) in Belgium while holding the BAEF fellowship, OR hold a Master’s, Ph.D., or equivalent degree. Post-doctoral applicants should have no more than 2 years since obtaining their Ph.D. degree by 1st July 2023.
If you meet the eligibility requirements and are interested in applying for the BAEF fellowship, here are the important steps:
- Prepare all necessary application documents as electronic PDFs.
- Send the completed application as an email attachment to the provided email address on the official website.
- The deadline for application submission is 31st October 2022.
For detailed information on how to apply and the required application materials, please visit the official scholarship website: https://baef.be/fellowships-announcement-for-americans/
Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to study or conduct research in Belgium with the support of the Belgian American Educational Foundation. Take the next step towards your academic and professional goals by applying for this prestigious fellowship. Good luck with your application!