Fondation Francqui-Stichting
Fondation d’Utilité Publique  Stichting van Openbaar Nut




The Francqui Prize occupies a prominent position in Belgian and international scholarly and scientific university life.  This prize is awarded by the Francqui Foundation. 

The Francqui Prize is awarded each year in recognition of the achievements of a young scholar or scientist.

It is the King's privilege to present the Francqui Prize personally, during a ceremony which takes place on the premises of the University Foundation in Brussels.

The Francqui Prize represents a sum of 250.000 euro.