Friday, May 1, 2020

Excellence Scholarships for international students from Utrecht University, Netherlands

Founded in 1636, Utrecht University has evolved into a modern and leading institution with a growing international reputation. The Shanghai Ranking ranks the university in the Netherlands on 1, on a 13th place in Europe and worldwide on a shared 52nd place.

Scholarship Details
The Utrecht Excellence Scholarship from Utrecht University offers a number of highly talented prospective students the opportunity to pursue a degree in a selected number of fields at Utrecht University:

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
To be eligible for an Utrecht Excellence Scholarship, you must
> Belong to the top 10% of your graduating class: an official document issued by your university that proves you are among the top 10% of your graduating class, such as a statement signed and stamped by your University, a reference letter, a class ranking certificate, etc.
> 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 international master’s programme with a start date of 1 September, 2020. 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;
> Be able to comply with the conditions to obtain a Dutch visa/residence permit.
> The international master’s programme at Utrecht University is not a Distance Learning/Online Programme;


SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT
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. Students requiring a residence permit in the Netherlands must prove to the IND (Immigration and Naturalisation Office) that they have sufficient financial means. Read more about the budget the University advises.

NUMBER OF SCHOLARSHIPS
20-25 scholarships are available for 2020-2021, divided over the 6 Graduate Schools.

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.

DEADLINE
Prospective students who wish to be considered for the scholarship must apply before 31 January 2020 (23:59 CET), after which the application portal will be closed. Your application for a scholarship will only be processed if you have submitted an application for a Master’s programme as well. Please note that in some cases you may need to apply before 1 December; check the ‘When to apply’ section under Admission and application of your master’s programme.You will be informed about the result of the scholarship procedure after you receive your admissions decision

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

Official Scholarship Website link below:
Utrecht University Excellence Scholarships

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