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Since 2007, SCK•CEN finances two fellowships for PhD research and bench fees for young promising researchers every year.

The scientific commissions of the FWO draw up, as customary, a classification of all candidatures. When the board has awarded the fellowships, the FWO hands a list with candidates who are eligible for a SCK•CEN fellowship over to the SCK•CEN jury.

The Jury who awards the “SCK•CEN –FWO” fellowships is the WAC (Scientific Advisory Board) of the SCK•CEN in cooperation with a representative of the FWO.

The SCK•CEN ultimately selects two candidates who proposed a research project that is relevant for SCK•CEN from the list of favourably listed FWO PhD fellowship candidates who were not granted a fellowship due to lack of financial means. 

After a positive evaluation during the second year, in accordance with the standards of a PhD fellowship, the FWO will finance the renewal.