STUDYING IN BELGIUM
The Education and Training Department of the Flemish Government
offers each year five (5) fellowships to American students.
For more information
The Belgian American Educational Foundation (BAEF)
The Belgian American Educational Foundation (BAEF) encourages applications for
fellowships for advanced study or research during the academic year 2012-2013, at
a Belgian University or institution of higher learning.
The BAEF will award up to eight fellowships each carrying a stipend of $25,000
If the fellow chooses to remain less than the full 12 months, the stipend will
be prorated accordingly. The fellowship period must be at least 6 months.
In addition to the stipend, the Foundation will provide health insurance. No
other supplements can be expected.
Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
● either be registered in a graduate program towards a Ph.D. or equivalent degree
in the United States,
● or register in a graduate program in Belgium,
● or hold a Master’s, Ph.D., or equivalent degree.
Preference is given to applicants under the age of 30 with some knowledge of Dutch,
French, or German.
Applicants should make their own arrangements to register or affiliate with a Belgian
University or research institution. BAEF Fellows must reside in Belgium during the tenure
of their fellowship.
In addition to the application form, applicants must furnish 3 letters of recommendation,
a letter of nomination from the Dean of his or her U.S. school if applicable, undergraduate
and graduate transcripts, a brief biographical statement, and a statement of purpose.
Application forms can be downloaded from the BAEF website at:
For application blanks or additional information contact the Foundation at the above address
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Completed applications for 2012-2013 fellowships are due no later than October 31, 2011.