Scholarship for studying at your home university

FWO - Clinical PhD fellowship

General information on this scholarship

Clinical PhD fellowship
Other limitation: 
Previous/current employment: Doctor, veterinary surgeon, dentist or pharmacist working in Belgium

General Description

The Clinical PhD Fellowship sponsors clinicians (doctors, veterinary surgeons, dentists and pharmacists) to enable them to pursue clinical research part time. The Fellowship provides a grant equivalent to 50% of the beneficiary’s salary, capped at €35,000 per year for up to 2 years. For general practitioners, the award is equivalent to the salary of a part-time assistant.


You must be a doctor, veterinary surgeon, dentist or pharmacist currently employed in Belgium at an academic hospital or a university veterinary surgery affiliated with a Belgian university. You will need to have a certificate from your supervisor stating that you will complete your PhD for the 2 year duration of the Fellowship. You must not have previously received a similar grant, whether in whole or in part.

Application deadlines

The following deadlines apply: