King Baudouin Foundation: Inviting applications for ‘The Ernest du Bois Fund’ to encourage young people to study for engineer and especially those who are involved in the academic world to engage with problems surrounding water availability in the world.

Donor Name:  King Baudouin Foundation
Funding name: The Ernest du Bois Fund

Funding brief: The Ernest du Bois Fund aims to encourage young people to study for engineer and especially those who are involved in the academic world to engage with problems surrounding water availability in the world.

Since 2012 the Fund awards the Ernest du Bois Prize to highlight the work of young researchers around the theme of water and give them greater visibility.

In order to be valid and submitted to the jury the candidate and her/his project has to meet the requirements of the call as described on the website. The doctoral study has to tackle the challenges linked to the theme of water and its availability for human populations, resources protection, pollution issues, water treatment techniques…It has to be applicable to improve the water cycle in different situations and regions of the world.

For the selection of the candidates, the jury will be especially focused the following criteria:
● The scientific and qualitative impact of the thesis, and its applicability on a global scale
● The research must be a key driving point to lead to coherent and efficient development policies and to meet the challenges listed above

Deadline: 12th, October, 2017

Funding details link: https://www.kbs-frb.be/en/Activities/Calls/2017/VH20160411

Funding limit: up to € 20000

Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.

Project start date: N/A
Project duration: N/A

Eligible organization: As below

Eligibility:
● This call is intended for young students who are conducting their doctoral research on the theme of water and its availability in the whole world. The PhD students must be in their last two years of their doctorate in a Belgian university or high school.
● The doctoral study has to tackle the challenges linked to the theme of water and its availability for human populations of the whole world, resources protection, pollution issues, water treatment techniques.

Eligible Country: No country bar found (All regions)

Submission mail: N/A

Other important link:
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Guideline: https://www.kbs-frb.be/en/~/media/Files/KOL/SelectionCriteria/SelectionCriteriaErnestduBois2017EN.pdf
How to apply:
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Please contact with the donor for submission information(For general information:
Violaine Haesen (haesen.v@kbs-frb.be ), 02-549 02 60, For specific details:Patricia Van Houtte (vanhoutte.p@mandate.kbs-frb.be ), 02-549 61 55).

 

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