Category - Netherlands scholarship

World Citizen Talent Scholarship for International Students

The Hague University of Applied Sciences
Bachelors/Masters Degree

Deadline: 31 Mar 2017 (annual)
Study in: Netherlands
Course starts September 2017

Brief description:

Each year, 54 (one-time) scholarships each worth EUR 5,000 are available to prospective bachelor’s or master’s degree students. The University is seeking young, intelligent, talented and ambitious people who view themselves as citizens of the world.

Host Institution(s):

The Hague University of Applied Sciences

Field(s) of study:

Eligible Bachelor’s or Masters Programme offered at the University

Number of Scholarships:

54 scholarships are available

Target group:

Students from outside the European Union (and not from Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland or Surinam)

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Each scholarship is worth € 5,000.

Eligibility:

You are eligible for a World Citizen Talent Scholarship if you:

• Come from outside the European Union (and not from Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland or Surinam).

• Are enrolling for the first time at The Hague University of Applied Sciences.

• Will have to pay the full institutional tuition fee rate.

• Have never applied for this scholarship before.

• Have not applied for the Holland Scholarship.

• Have been provisionally accepted as a student (also-called offer of student position) on or before 1 May 2017.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

To apply for the scholarship, you must first apply to the Bachelor or Master programme of your choice and write an essay following the essay guidelines. Submit your essay by completing the scholarship application form between 1 November 2016-31 March 2017.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  https://www.thehagueuniversity.com/study-choice/admissions-and-finances/financing-your-bachelor-study/scholarships/world-citizen-talent-scholarship

VU Amsterdam Fellowship Programme for International Students

VU University Amsterdam
Masters Degree

Deadline: 1 Feb 2017 (annual)
Study in: Netherlands
Course starts September 2017

Brief description:

The VU Fellowship Programme (VUFP) offers talented prospective international students the unique opportunity to pursue a Master’s degree at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Host Institution(s):

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in Netherlands

Level/Field(s) of study:

English-taught Master’s Degree Programmes offered at the University

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified.

Target group:

International Students

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The VUFP scholarship is a tuition fee waiver. VUFP scholarship does not provide any additional allowance towards study or living costs.

Eligibility:

The VU Fellowship Programme (VUFP) is a Merit scholarship programme for strongly motivated students with excellent study results. Eligible candidates must be able to prove their academic excellence, must be admitted to a English taught Master’s degree at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Students with the Dutch nationality and/or a Dutch degree (given that the Dutch degree is used for admission) are not eligible for admission.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

Please note that you must have applied for the Master programme before you can apply for the VUFP scholarship.

Students must register for a Master’s programme in Studielink then you must submit your VUFP application with supporting documents in VUnet.  The deadline for applications is 1 February 2017.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application portals and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.vu.nl/en/programmes/international-masters/scholarships-/fellowship/index.asp

Amsterdam Excellence Scholarships (AES)

University of Amsterdam
Masters Degree

Deadline: 15 Jan/1 Feb 2017 (annual)
Study in: Netherlands
Course starts September 2017

Brief description:

The Amsterdam Excellence Scholarships (AES) awards scholarships to exceptionally talented students from outside Europe to pursue eligible Master’s Programmes offered at the University of Amsterdam.

Host Institution(s):

University of Amsterdam in Netherlands

Level/Field(s) of study:

Eligible English-Taught Masters Programme offered in the the following faculties:

•  Amsterdam Law School
•  Faculty of Economics and Business
•  Faculty of Science
•  Graduate School of Humanities
•  Graduate School of Social Sciences

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

Target group:

Non-EU/EEA International Students

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The AES is a full scholarship of €25,000 (covering tuition and living expenses) for one academic year with the possibility of extension for a second year for two-year Master’s programmes.

Eligibility:

Non-EU students from any discipline who graduated in the top 10% of their class may apply. Selection is on the basis of academic excellence, ambition and the relevance of the selected Master’s programme to a student’s future career.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

Applications are made through the Admissions Offices of the Graduate Schools. You can find the specific eligibility requirements, selection criteria and application instructions on the Graduate School websites. Deadlines for the AES differ per Graduate School but is either 15 January 2017 or 1 February 2017 (this is earlier than the application deadline for most of the Master’s programmes).

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) and specific faculty websites (link found under fields of study) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.uva.nl/en/education/master-s/scholarships–tuition/scholarships-and-loans/amsterdam-excellence-scholarship/amsterdam-excellence-scholarship.html

University of Twente Scholarships (UTS)

University of Twente
Masters Degree

Deadline: 1 Feb/1 May 2017 (annual)
Study in:  Netherlands
Course starts Sept 2017

Brief description:

University Twente Scholarships (UTS) are scholarships for excellent students from both EU/EEA and non-EU/EEA countries, applying for a graduate programme (MSc) at the University of Twente.

Two scholarships can be awarded to UTS recipients: Kipaji Scholarship and Professor de Winter Scholarship. These scholarships have additional requirements.

Host Institution(s):

Univesity of Twente, The Netherlands

Level/Field(s) of study:

Qualifying Master’s Programmes offered at the University (see official website for complete list)

Number of Scholarships:

Approximately 30

Target group:

International students from both EU/EEA and non-EU/EEA countries

Scholarship value/duration:

The scholarship value ranges from € 6,000 – € 25,000 for one year. In case of a two-year study programme, students can receive an additional UTS of an amount equal to that in the first year when they meet the process requirements for the UTS.

Eligibility:

To qualify for a UTS, candidates must fulfil all of the following requirements below:

· Your programme starts in September 2017

· You have been (provisionally) admitted to one of the qualifying UT graduate programmes (Please note: After completion of your application, it may take up to 8 weeks before you receive the results).

· You have not graduated from a UT graduate programme;

·  You have to include a motivation letter in your application (250 – 500 words), this motivation letter explains: (1) What you have studied in the past; (2) What goal you want to reach through your study at UT; (3) How you plan to receive this goal; (4) Why you particularly choose to study at the University of Twente;

·  You comply with the conditions for obtaining an entry visa in the Netherlands (if applicable).

·  You comply with the general English language test requirement Academic IELTS 6.5 (or TOEFL iBT of 90) and an additional 6.0 (TOEFL iBT 20) on the subscore of speaking skills.

·  You are not eligible for a Dutch study grant.

·  You have completed a pre-master at the University of Twente (if applicable).

·  You may already apply for a UTS even if you have to do a pre-master programme at the University of Twente first. However, you must complete your pre-master programme with a CGPA of 7.5 (out of 10) to be eligible for a UTS and comply with above mentioned requirements.

Application instructions:

Round 1 applications is now open. Round 2 applications will open 1 February 2017

In order to apply for this scholarship, you already need to be (provisionally) admitted to one of the qualifying Master programmes. Applications are done online. The deadline for Round 1 applications is 1 February 2017. The deadline for Round 2 applications is 1 May 2017.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to start the application process and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  https://www.utwente.nl/en/education/scholarship-finder/university-of-twente-scholarship/

Radboud Scholarship Programme

Radboud University
Masters Degree

Deadline: 1 April 2017 (annual)
Study in: Netherlands
Course starts September 2017

Brief description:

The Radboud Scholarship Programme offers a selected number of talented prospective non-EEA students the opportunity to receive a scholarship to pursue a complete English-taught Master’s degree programme at Radboud University.

Host Institution(s):

Radboud University in The Netherlands

Level/Field(s) of study:

Eligible English-taught Masters Degree Programme offered by the Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Philosophy, Theology & Religious Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Law, and Nijmegen School of Management.

See the complete list of supported programmes at the official website.

Number of Scholarships:

About 30 each year

Target group:

Non-EU/EEA International Students

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:

The scholarship is not an amount of money that you will receive in your bank account, but consists of a partial tuition waiver. The tuition fee will be waived to the level of an EEA student. For example: a grant holder in 2017/2018 will pay a tuition fee of only €2,006, instead of €9,432 or €10,360.

In addition, the Radboud Scholarship also covers costs such as those for visa, residence permit, health insurance and liability insurance. This amounts to about € 725.

In the case of a two-year programme: to qualify for the grant during the second year, you need to have passed all courses in the first year.

Eligibility:

You will only be eligible to obtain a Radboud Scholarship if you:

    1. hold a non-EU/EEA passport
    2. are not eligible for the lower EEA tuition fee for other reasons
    3. have (will obtain) a Bachelor’s degree achieved outside the Netherlands, have no degrees achieved in the Netherlands and did not receive any previous education in the Netherlands
    4. have been fully admitted to the English-taught Master’s degree programme starting 1 September 2017 as stated in the formal letter of admission
    5. are able to comply with the conditions for obtaining a visa for the Netherlands
    6. are enrolled at Radboud University as a full-time student for the academic year and Master’s degree programme for which the scholarship will be awarded.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

The application for admission and the application for the scholarship is fully integrated, there is no separate procedure for the scholarship. You apply for a Radboud Scholarship by indicating on your Master’s application form for admission that you wish to apply for a Radboud Scholarship.  You must have finalized your request for admission via the online application system OSIRIS Incoming Students before 1 April 2017.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.ru.nl/english/education/master’s-programmes/financial-matters/scholarships-grants/read_more/rsprogramme/

Holland Scholarship for Non-EEA International Students

Nuffic Netherlands
Bachelors/Masters Degree

Deadline: 1 Feb/1 May 2017 (annual)
Study in:  Netherlands
Course starts 2017

Brief description:

The Holland Scholarship, financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s at one of the Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences  in Holland.

Host Institution(s):

Participating research universities and Participating universities of applies sciences

Level/Field(s) of Study:

Bachelor’s or Master’s Programme in eligible fields of study offered by the participating insitutions

Number of Awards:

Not specified

Target group:

International students from outside the EEA

Scholarship value/duration:

The scholarship amounts to €5,000.  Please note that this is not a full-tuition scholarship.  The grant is awarded for one year and can only be received once.

Eligibility:

• Your nationality is non-EEA.

• You are applying for a full-time bachelor’s or master’s at one of the participating Dutch higher education institutions.

• You meet the specific requirements of the institution of your choice.  You can find these on the website of the institution.

• You have never before studied at an education institution in the Netherlands.

Application instructions:

You must apply for the Holland Scholarship directly to the participating institution of your choice.  The deadline for applications is either 1 February 2017 or 1 May 2017.

Further information about the application procedure and the specific deadlines is available on the website of the institution of your choice. It is important to visit the official website (link found below)for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website:  http://www.studyinholland.nl/scholarships/holland-scholarship

Netherlands Fellowship Programme – study in Netherlands

Netherlands Government
Masters/PhD/Short Courses

Deadline: varies
Study in:  Netherlands
Course starts 2017/2018

Brief description:

The Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) promote capacity building within organisations in 51 countries by providing fellowships for training and education for professionals. The NFP offers fellowships for qualified Master studies, PhD studies, or short courses offered at participating Dutch Universities.

Host Institution(s):

Dutch Universities that offer NFP qualified programmes/courses.

Level/Field(s) of study:

NFP-qualified Masters Programme, PhD programmes or Short Courses. Find a course/programme at this link then contact the Dutch higher education institution that offers that course to find out whether it is NFP-qualified.

Target group:

The NFP is meant for professionals who are nationals of and work and live in one of the 51 NFP countries. The chances of obtaining an NFP fellowship increase if you live and work in Sub-Saharan Africa and/or if you are a woman.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

An NFP fellowship is intended to supplement the salary that the fellow should continue to receive during the study period. The allowance is a contribution towards the costs of living, the costs of tuition fees, visas, travel, insurance and thesis research. If applicable, the fellowship holder is expected to cover the difference between the actual costs and the amount of the personal NFP allowances.

Eligibility:

To be eligible you:

• must be a national of, and working and living in one of the countries on the NFP country list;

• must have an employer’s statement that complies with the format EP-Nuffic has provided. All information must be provided and all commitments that are included in the format must be endorsed in the statement;

• must not be employed by an organisation that has its own means of staff-development. Organisations that are considered to have their own means for staff development are for example:

– multinational corporations (e.g. Shell, Unilever, Microsoft),

– large national and/or a large commercial organisations,

– bilateral donor organisations (e.g. USAID, DFID, Danida, Sida, Dutch ministry of Foreign affairs, FinAid, AusAid, ADC, SwissAid),

– multilateral donor organisations, (e.g. a UN organisation, the World Bank, the IMF, Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank, IADB),

– international NGO’s (e.g. Oxfam, Plan, Care);

• must have an official and valid passport;

• must not receive more than one fellowship for courses that take place at the same time;

• must have a government statement that meets the requirements of the country in which the employer is established (if applicable).

Application instructions:

You need to apply directly with a Dutch higher education institution of your choice. Contact the Dutch higher education institution which offers the NFP-qualified course of your choice for application procedures. Deadline varies depending on the course and the University. 

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Website:

Official Scholarship Website: https://www.studyinholland.nl/scholarships/scholarships-administered-by-nuffic/netherlands-fellowship-programmes

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