The Open Doors Fellowship Program

The Open Doors Fellowship Program is accepting applications from post-doctoral and mid-career women scientists working in research institutes/universities in the Global South. The program is meticulously designed to equip participants with new skills, foster professional networks, and enhance scientific visibility to ensure talents remain in the scientific pipeline.

Program Highlights:

Fully Funded Short Research Stay in Flanders: Successful candidates will embark on a three-month, fully funded research stage in Belgium, providing an immersive opportunity to expand research horizons and cultivate a robust scientific network.

Tailored Training Back Home: Upon returning to Africa, fellows can customize a 17-month training curriculum through online courses, enhancing soft and hard skills crucial for career growth.

Two Distinct Modalities: Modality A to establish new partnerships with Flemish research groups, or Modality B to consolidate ongoing collaborations.

Who Is Eligible?

The Open Doors Fellowship Program targets post-doctoral and mid-career women working in (inter)national research centers and universities in the Global South.

The role of the Fernand Lambein Fund:

The Fernand Lambein Fund sponsors applicants who are eager to contribute to the study of Lathyrus sativus.

Are you interested in joining the program? Explore the available slot under Modality A or craft your project centered around grass pea and submit your application under Modality B. Applications will close on the 31st of December, 2023.