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Research Fellowships for

Research in Belgium


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  • Non-renewable grant for a period of 12 months
  • Doctoral researcher : stipend $30,000 
  • Post-doctoral researcher : stipend $34,000 
  • Health insurance

BAEF research fellowships 2025-2026 can be initiated between July 1, 2025 and December 31, 2025. Fellows should be in residence in Belgium during the tenure of their fellowship and stay for a period of 12 months. If the Fellow chooses to remain in Belgium for less than 12 months, the stipend will be prorated accordingly. The minimum fellowship period is 6 months.


  1. Be citizen or permanent resident of the United States
  2. Doctoral applicants have to be registered in a Ph.D. or equivalent degree program in the United States
  3. Post-doctoral applicants have to hold a Ph.D. degree and by July 1, 2025 have no more than 2 years since obtaining their Ph.D.
  4. Submit official transcripts as evidence of outstanding Bachelor’s and Master’s degree records

How to apply to BAEF:


Application forms can be downloaded here  (US application)

In addition to a completed application form, applicants must furnish :

  • A brief autobiographical statement
  • A statement of purpose
  • Undergraduate and graduate transcripts


Deadline October 31, 2023

Completed application for the 2024-2025 Fellowship must be submitted in a pdf document attached to an email to

3 letters of recommendation should be submitted by the recommenders separately to


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