Fellowships & funding

PhD fellowships

fellowships for young researchers who want to obtain a PhD

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Postdoctoral fellowships

fellowships for researchers who have a PhD

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Research Grants

The research grant supports young and/or established researchers with an individual research expense grant

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Research projects

Via grants for research projects, research teams can obtain additional resources to recruit scientists and technicians, to purchase equipment and to cover their operating costs

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Research Infrastructure

Research infrastructure comprises all facilities and sources that promote the performance of cross-border and strategic basic research across all scientific disciplines.

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International mobility

The FWO promotes international mobility by giving researchers the opportunity to gain experience in international research groups, by attracting researchers from abroad,...

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International collaboration

The FWO stimulates international collaboration via exchange agreements and (bilateral) scientific cooperations

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International contacts

Supporting coordination actions of international collaborations, organisation of scientific conferences and scientific research networks.

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Scientific prizes

FWO grants scientific prizes thanks to companies, institutions,...

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European programmes

The FWO and the Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Vlaio) have been appointed as National Contact Point (NCP) within the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation of the European Union 'Horizon 2020'. The FWO, too, is involved in various European research initiatives (ERA-NET, JPI, COST).

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