Scholarship for studying abroad

FWO - Travel Grant for a long stay abroad

General information on this scholarship

Travel Grant for a long stay abroad
Eligible countries: 
All countries are eligible

General Description

The Travel Grant for a Long Stay Abroad funds researchers who need to further their specialized area of research abroad. The grant covers an uninterrupted period of stay of at least 5 weeks and up to 12 months. The grant provides travel expenses as well as a per diem allowance of €66, or €1,650.00 per month. Only one long stay is permitted per year, up to a maximum of 12 months. And only one long stay is permitted per a three year term.


You must be affiliated with a Flemish university or be employed as scientific staff at a Flemish (Dutch speaking) or federal scientific institution. You must either be a national of, or have obtained your degree from one of the EEA states or Switzerland, or have held an appointment at a Flemish university for at least a year and for at least part time (50% of the time). Nationality requirements do not apply to postdoctoral candidates but the appointment stipulation applies equally. You also need to have at least one international publication.

Application deadlines

We currently do not have any information on the deadline.