Regulations FWO Research Grant "Fernand De Waele Donation"
A Fernand De Waele Donation research grant is awarded every year.
This grant in the amount of €6,200 is awarded to a researcher affiliated to a university in the Flemish Community and officially registered higher education institutions (Article 7 of the Decree on the Structure of Higher Education) that can award a PhD degree (Articles 54-55 of the Decree on the Structure of Higher Education) or to a Flemish or Federal institute for scientific research, in order to promote research in the area of civil engineering.
If no project in this area meets the specified, the donation will be used to promote research in the field of cancerology.
Applications must be submitted to the FWO no later than 1 April at 17:00 preceding the year to which the expenditure relates, using the online application form "Research Grant". If this date falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the submission date is moved to the following Monday at 17:00.
The grant is awarded by the Board of Trustees of the Research Foundation - Flanders on a proposal of the Expertpanels, and is intended to finance equipment or to cover bench fees.
Candidates must have graduated from a Faculty of Applied Sciences or a Faculty of Medicine.
The donation is to be used in accordance with the provisions of the Research Grant regulations.
Any disputes regarding the admissibility of submitted applications and the actual award of the grant shall be settled by the FWO, whose decision cannot be appealed.