Deadline: 31 Jan (annual)
Study in: Netherlands
Next course starts Sept each year
The Utrecht Excellence Scholarship (UES) offers a number of international students from outside the European Economic Area, the opportunity to pursue a Master’s degree in a selected number of fields at Utrecht University.
Utrecht University, Netherlands
Level/Field of study:
Eligible International Master’s programmes offered by the University. Not all programmes participate, please check www.uu.nl/masters > master’s programme > Tuition fees and financial support to see if the Utrecht Excellence Scholarship is mentioned as a scholarship opportunity.
Number of Awards:
Non-EEA International Students (EEA = the EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway)
The Utrecht Excellence scholarship can be awarded as tuition fees OR tuition fees plus the required income linked to a residence permit for study as set by the Immigration and Naturalisation Service, for one year.
The scholarship is awarded for the nominal duration of the programme.
To be eligible for an Utrecht Excellence Scholarship, you must:
- Belong to the top 10% of your graduating class*
- Not hold an 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 eligible international master’s programme with a start date of 1 September each year.
After submitting an application (or applications) for an UES eligible Master’s programme, before the determined deadline, non-EU/EEA students will have the option to submit an application for one Utrecht Excellence Scholarship from 1 November each year. Prospective students who wish to be considered for the scholarship must apply before 31 January next year, after which the application portal will be closed.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.