Utrecht Excellence Scholarships for International Students

Utrecht University
Bachelors/Masters Degree
Deadline: 1 Dec (annual)
Study in:  Netherlands
Course starts 2016

Brief description:
The Utrecht Excellence Scholarship offers a number of outstanding prospective students the opportunity to pursue a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a selected number of fields at Utrecht University.


Host Institution(s):
Utrecht University, Netherlands

Field of study:
International Bachelor’s programmes:
•  Economics and Business Economics
•  Liberal Arts & Sciences at University College Utrecht

International Master’s programmes offered by the following Graduate Schools:
•  Graduate School of Geosciences
•  Graduate School of Humanities
•  Graduate School of Law, Economics and Governance
•  Graduate School of Life Sciences
•  Graduate School of Natural Sciences
•  Graduate School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Number of Awards:
Approximately 55 scholarships are available.

Target group:
International Students

Scholarship value/inclusions:
Max. tuition fee + 10.000 euro living expenses per year

Eligibility:
The applicant must meet the eligibility criteria in order to be considered for this scholarship. The applicant should:
•  Not have the Dutch or an EU/EEA nationality;
•  Hold a non-Dutch secondary school diploma;
• Have been admitted to an International Master’s programme within one of the Graduate Schools mentioned above, the Bachelor’s programme in Economics and Business Economics or to University College Utrecht;
•  Hold a relevant Bachelor’s degree (for a Master’s programme) or secondary school diploma (for a Bachelor’s programme), or an equivalent thereof;
•  Be able to comply with the conditions to obtain a Dutch visa;

Failure to meet one or more of these criteria automatically means the student is not eligible for this scholarship.

Application instructions:
It is not possible to apply for the Utrecht Excellence Scholarship. You must have been admitted to eligible International Master’s or Bachelor’s programmes to be considered for the scholarship. From the list of admitted students, the Selection Committee of the programme will select eligible candidates on the basis of the selection criteria set.

Prospective Bachelor’s students in Economics and Business Economics who wish to be considered for the scholarship should apply for admission before 1 April. Prospective Master’s students who wish to be considered for the scholarship should apply for admission before 1 December.

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.uu.nl/masters/en/general-information/international-students/financial-matters/grants-and-scholarships/utrecht