Wednesday, December 14, 2022

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 (UES) is a highly selective programme meant for talented international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA = the EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) who seek to pursue a Master’s degree at Utrecht University. 

Level of study

Eligible Countries
Non-EEA International Students (EEA = the EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway)

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's degree outside the Netherlands;
> Have applied for an international Master’s programme with a start date of 1 September, 2023. Not all programes participate, please check UU masters
> Master’s program
> Tuition fees and financial support to see if the Utrecht Excellence Scholarship is mentioned as a scholarship opportunity.

The Utrecht Excellence scholarship can be awarded as:
> tuition fees
> tuition fees plus the required income linked to a residence permit for study as set by the Immigration and Naturalisation Service, for one year.

In a 2-years Master's programme the scholarship can be renewed for the second year.

The funds for the scholarships come from the Utrecht Excellence Scholarship Fund, established by Utrecht University and from contributions by Utrecht University alumni.

31 Jan 2023 (annual)

You will not be informed whether you have been awarded the scholarship prior to the scholarship deadline and not before you have been (un)conditionally admitted to the programme.

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: