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.