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FWO - PhD fellowship

General information on this scholarship

PhD fellowship

General Description

The PhD Fellowship is open to young and promising researchers to complete their PhD. The award is granted for2 years, renewable once. The net scholarship amount is at least €1,889.66, with a fixed bench fee of €3,720 per year


You are of Belgian nationality or a national of one of the member states of the EU, the EEA or Switzerland. Non-EU candidates must have a basic degree from one of the countries of the EU or the EER or Switzerland. You must have a Master's degree. If on October 1, you are older than 31 years old, you must have obtained your Master’s degree no longer than 5 years previously. You have not previously received an FWO fellowship. On 1 October, you have three years scientific seniority at most.

Application deadlines

The following deadlines apply: