Utrecht Excellence Scholarships for International Students
Application Deadline: 1 Dec/1 Feb (annual)
Study Level: Masters
The Utrecht Excellence Scholarship offers a number of outstanding prospective students the opportunity to pursue a Masterís degree in a selected number of fields at Utrecht University.
Utrecht University, Netherlands
Number of Scholarships:
Approximately 20-25 scholarships are available.
The Utrecht Excellence scholarship can be awarded as tuition fees OR tuition fees plus 11.000 euro living expenses. As the grant is not automatically a full scholarship, it may be necessary to find additional funding to be able to finance your studies and stay completely.
The scholarship is awarded for the duration of the degree programme, which is one or two years, depending on the degree programme. The scholarship will only be renewed for the second year if the student is making satisfactory progress towards the degree.
Who is Eligible:
Non-EU/EEA International Students
To be eligible for an Utrecht Excellence Scholarship, you must:
- Belong to the top 10% of your graduating class
- Hold a non-EU/EEA passport and not be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans
- Have completed your secondary school and/or Bachelor degree outside the Netherlands
- Have applied for an international masterís programme with a start date of 1 September 2017.
Level/Field(s) of study:
Eligible International Masterís programmes offered by the University. Not all programmes participate, please check www.uu.nl/masters > masterís programme > Tuition fees and financial support to see if the Utrecht Excellence Scholarship is mentioned as a scholarship opportunity.
Your application for a scholarship will only be processed if you have submitted an application for a Masterís programme as well. After submitting an application for the Masterís programme, non-EU/EEA students will have the option to submit an application for an Utrecht Excellence Scholarship.
Prospective students who wish to be considered for the scholarship must apply before 1 February. Please note that in some cases you may need to apply before 1 December; check the ĎWhen to applyí section under Admission and application of your masterís programme.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.