Pegasus Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships for International Students in Belgium

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Scholarship Description:

Pegasus Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships for International Students in Belgium is open for . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of taught at . The deadline of the scholarship is .



Flanders(FWO), a research foundation invites application for its research funding  scheme known as Pegasus. There are 6 calls in total, distributed over 3 years  for both Pegasus short and long fellowships. The applications are open  for international  researchers at postdoctoral level in all scientific areas.The research is  conducted at one of the Flemish universities. These Flemish universities  included Ghent University (UGent), University of Antwerp (UA), Free University  of Brussels (VUB), University of Hasselt (Hasselt University), Catholic  University of Brussels (KUB). Each fellow will receive a bench fee of 4.000 €/year which can be used for the purchase of research equipment,  research travels and other issues related to the fellowship.

Study Subject(s): Study can happen in one of the   five scientific areas: Biological Sciences, Cultural  Studies, Behavioural and Social Sciences, Medical  Sciences, Science and Technology. Course  Level: The scholarship is available for pursuing research (at  postdoctoral level) program. Scholarship  Provider: FWO Scholarship can be taken  at: Belgium

Eligibility:-On the start date of the mandate, the candidate  must have obtained a PhD in any scientific field. -The doctorate must be  obtained before 1 June prior to the start of the mandate (the mandate starting  on 1 October) or before November 1 prior to the start of the mandate (for  mandates starting on 1 January of the following year). This means that  candidates can apply before the effective defense of their thesis.   -Candidates for a Pegasus-long mandate may submit only one application within 6  years after obtaining their doctorate. -Candidates for a Pegasus-short  mandate may submit only one application within 10 years after earning their  doctorate. -The calculation is performed in both cases from the scheduled  starting date of the mandate, and the limit is one year shifted by pregnancy or  parental leave, counted at the time of application. The rule does not apply to  candidates who at the start of the mandate the age of 36 years have not yet  reached. -Pegasus mandates are specifically aimed at incoming mobility.  Therefore the applicant during the three years prior to the start of the  mandate, at least two years abroad have been active. - The applicant must  have research experience of an excellent quality, as demonstrated by a detailed  CV and publication list. -Moreover, he or she should have an advanced level  of academic English to be powerful.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The  Pegasus programme is open to all nationalities.

Scholarship Description: The goals of PEGASUS  are:Excellent postdoctoral researchers to Flanders in order to contribute to the advancement of Flemish research.The selected  researchers offer optimal conditions to help them achieve their academic career  in. For the long fellowships, there is only a single call which was  launched in November 2011. For the short fellowships, there are 6 calls,  distributed over 3 years. Flanders or abroad to further develop.For the  calls closing in February, the awarded fellowships will start on October 1 of  the same year. For the calls closing in May, the awarded fellowships will  start on January 1 of the next year.

Number of awards offered: Available fellowships  are: For October 2013: 10 short fellowships, For January 2014: 10 short  fellowships, For October 2014: 10 short fellowships, For January 2015: 9 short  fellowships

Duration of award(s): Pegasus short term postdoctoral  appointments are for one year at a Flemish university.

What does it cover? Every fellow receives a bench fee  of 4.000 €/year. This can be used for the purchase of research equipment,  research travels and other issues related to the fellowship. Medium size and  large infrastructure, however, are to be provided by the host  institution. Fellows have the opportunity to compete for an additional  research grant up to 40,000 euro (covering research equipment and  consumables), to the extent that they meet the criteria and regulations for  FWO Research Grants.

Selection Criteria: The evaluation criteria for the call are  the following: - The quality of the researcher - The scientific quality  of the proposed project - The context of the work environment

Notification: The evaluation of the proposals by the  expert panels will be concluded at the latest 24 weeks after the deadline  for submissions. Applicants will be informed about the funding decision no  later than 8 weeks after the closure of the scientific evaluation.

How to Apply:  The application form will be accessible  online through the FWO e-portal.

Scholarship Application Deadline: For the short fellowships,  there are 6 calls, distributed over 3 years.The remaining fellowships’ deadlines  are: 01/02/2013, 01/05/2013, 01/02/2014 and 01/05/2014.(For the  calls closing in February, the awarded fellowships will start on October 1 of  the same year. For the calls closing in May, the awarded fellowships will  start on January 1 of the next year.)

Further  Scholarship Information and Application

Degree Level:

Pegasus Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships for International Students in Belgium is available to undertake level programs at .

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

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