The Prizes are presented in accordance with the date upon which they occur in the year, without taking their periodicity into account. The prizes reserved (at least partially) for the Wallonia-Brussels Federation are presented in French, those open to a broader public are presented in English. 


Wernaers Prize

Deadline : 01.03.2017

Periodicity : annual

Theme: creativity in scientific communication destined for professors, students or pupils 
Nominees (6 Prizes): Universities of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation - University colleges (long-term courses) 
Award: 6,500 €

Documents: Regulations - Form - Award Winners

See also the Wernaers Fund : Annual prizes, Grant for specialisation in Communication and Scientific popularisation, subsidies to medias which contribute to the development of interest in scientific culture.


McKinsey & Company Scientific Prize

Deadline: 01.03.2017

Periodicity: annual

Theme: social and economic pertinence or concrete applicability of a thesis in exact sciences, applied sciences, social, economic or management sciences, or biomedical sciences
Nominees (2 Prizes): Belgium - Doctoral thesis - one per linguistic community 
Award: 5,000 €

Documents: Regulations - Form - Award winners - Prize giving dossier


Alexander von Humboldt Prize

Deadline: 01.03.2017 (submission of application by the Education authority)

Periodicity: biennial (period 2017-2018 and 2018-2019)

Theme: internationally recognised research work, without restriction of Sciences
Nominees: Germany, Highly qualified researcher 
Award: between 13,000 € and 39,000 € for a stay in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation of between 4 months and 1 year.

Documents : Regulations


SCK•CEN Chair "Roger Van Geen" 2017

Deadline: 15.05.2017

Periodicity: biennial  

Theme: nuclear energy and/or nuclear radiation : both technically oriented research and socio-economic research 
Nominees: worlwide 
Award: 12,500 €  

DocumentsRegulations - Application form - Prize-winners

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