Worldwide: Scholarships in Distance Education, Postgraduate Certificate in Dutch Cultural Studies at University College London (UCL), UK

The Dutch Department of University College London (UCL) aims to reward academic excellence among new students of the Postgraduate Certificate in Dutch Cultural Studies. The Postgraduate Certificate in Dutch Cultural Studies, which is taught entirely online as a distance learning programme, offers a unique opportunity to study the modern society of the Netherlands and Flanders. Course topics range from in-depth study of Dutch and Flemish culture, to project management and language learning at different levels.

Up to seven scholarships are available for students starting the Postgraduate Certificate in September 2009. The scholarships cover full tuition fees. For more information on the fees of the programme, click here.

Candidates must have been formally admitted to the Certificate in Dutch Cultural Studies.

Candidates (UK/EU and Overseas students) must have received a formal offer letter from the UCL registry dated no later than 31 August 2009.

Selection Criteria
Scholarships are awarded exclusively on the basis of academic excellence, achievement and potential. Financial circumstances of the candidates are not taken into account.

There is no formal application procedure. All prospective students who have been offered a place on the programme will be considered. Decisions about awards will be made by a selection committee consisting of academic staff from the UCL Department of Dutch.

Notification of Results
Results will be announced to successful candidates by 15 September 2009.

For more information, go to our website @ or contact the Director of the online programmes, Prof Theo Hermans (ucldthe[ at ]”