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Wednesday, 28 March, 2018 - 11:30 to Wednesday, 28 March, 2018 - 13:30
Campus: Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering campus
Building D
D2.01 promotiezaal
Info session

The information session will provide more information on both Fulbright awards and BAEF Fellowships. Please register below so we can plan ahead for attendance.

When: 28 March,

Timing: 11:30-13:30

Where: Building D, D2.01 promotiezaal 

Deadline registrations: 20 March


  • Introduction by Karin Vanderkerken, Vice Rector Research  
  • Testimonial Didier Caluwaert 
  • Presentation BAEF opportunities, Mrs. Marie-Claude Hayoit & Mr. Thomas Simon + Q&A 
  • Testimonial Antoon Van Coillie 
  • Presentation Fulbright opportunities, Ms. Elisabeth Bloxam + Q&A  
  • Testimonial Anneke Geyzen
  • Closing remarks by Sonja Snacken, Vice Rector International Relations

A sandwich lunch will be provided.

Overview of Fulbright & BAEF:


OverviewFulbright awards fund Belgian and Luxembourgish citizens to study, research, or lecture at an accredited U.S. institution for a period between three months and one year. Grants are available for study and research in all fields of study, with additional Partner Awards available for study and research in specific fields (e.g., law, STEM). Please see below for a full list of available grants.

EligibilityPlease note that applicants who will travel to the United States without a PhD are placed in the “Student” category and are required to remain in the U.S. for a minimum of 4 months. Applicants who have significant work experience or have a PhD (or will have a PhD by time of departure to the U.S.) are placed in the “Visiting Scholar Research” category and may remain for a minimum of 3 months. For the 2018-2019 academic year, all departures must take place between August 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019.


  • Monthly stipend ($2,000 for students and $3,000 for scholars) to be used to cover tuition, living costs, etc.;
  • One-time travel stipend of $1,000 intended to defray the costs associated with travel/relocation
  • Sickness and accident insurance for grantees (not dependents);
  • J-visa sponsorship for grantees and any accompanying dependents;
  • Pre-departure orientation and reception at the U.S. Embassy to Belgium;
  • In-country programming (e.g., Gateway Orientations, Fulbright Enrichment Seminars)
  • Membership in active Fulbright alumni networks in both the United States and Belgium/Luxembourg
  • Location-conditional discount on a Brussels Airlines ticket to/from United States


The Belgian American Educational Foundation Inc. is the leading independent philanthropy in the support of exchanging university students, scientists and scholars between the United States and Belgium.  The B.A.E.F. offers two types of Fellowships for the U.S.A.                                       

Fellowships for Graduate study:

 Fellowships for Research (12 months):

If you would like more info, you can receive this from your faculty:

Facultaire contactpersonen BAEF/Fulbright




Maes Marjan

02 629 3385


Thijs Tanja

02 629 2872


Van Grunsven Leo

02 477 4407


D’Herdt Katrijn

02 629 3194


Caluwaerts Didier

02 614 8111


Chang Zhu

02 629 2630


Vosters Rik

Peeters Ann

02 629 2573

02 629 2663


Delvoie Jeroen

02 629 2564

More information: