How to apply?
The BNEN programme has a limited capacity of enrollment, as lab sessions are organized at the premises of the SCK CEN research center, using its experimental facilities. Consequently, all admissions are conditional and subject to a decision by the BNEN Steering Committee. Admission to the BNEN programme can be considered for the following possibly eligible cases:
STEP 1: Acceptance by the BNEN Teaching Committee
An application file consists of, at least:
- the registration form (2024-2025);
- a motivated application letter;
- a curriculum vitae;
- transcripts of academic results;
- when applying for a grant, a declaration of the non-employment situation (limited number of grants)
Send your application file to:
E-mail: (bnen [at] sckcen [dot] be)
STEP 2: Registration in one of the six partner universities
After approval by the Teaching Committee students need to register at one of the six universities.
Pay attention to all the registration procedures at your university! There can be problems when you want to spread the programme over more than 1 year. The processes at the Flemish universities are different than the ones at the French speaking side of the country.
For more information, contact the administration department of the university of your choice.
STEP 3: Access to the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre
All candidates will be screened by the Belgian Federal Agency for Nuclear Control for clearance and access to the nuclear infrastructure of SCK CEN. Admission to the programme will depend on clearance and access being granted.
- International students: March 31, 2024
- Belgian students: June 15, 2024
Housing @ SCK CEN
Apply for the IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme
The IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme (MSCFP) aims to inspire and encourage young women to pursue a career in nuclear related fields, by providing highly motivated female students with scholarships for Master’s programmes and an opportunity to pursue an internship facilitated by the IAEA.
Scholarships are awarded annually, to 100+ female students, subject to availability of funds. In the selection of students, consideration is given to geographic and field of study diversity, in addition to eligibility requirements and other criteria. The selected students are awarded up to €20,000 for tuition costs and up to €20,000 for living costs for their Master’s programme.
The next application call opens mid-July 2023 and will close by beginning of October 2023.