Monday, January 16, 2017

Maastricht University Holland High Potential Scholarship

The Holland High Potential Scholarship consists of a High Potential Scholarship combined with a Holland Scholarship.

The High Potential Scholarship is intended for excellent students from outside the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) who wish to do a master's or a professional education programme at Maastricht University.

The Holland Scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science in conjunction with Dutch universities and universities of applied sciences. It is aimed at international students from outside the EU/EEA who wish to follow a full degree programme in the Netherlands.

All candidates must meet the following requirements:
  • You come from a country outside the EU/EEA and meet the requirements for obtaining an entry visa and residence permit for the Netherlands.
  • You are applying for a full-time master’s programme at Maastricht University.
  • You meet the specific admission requirements of Maastricht University.
  • You have never studied at an education institution in the Netherlands.
  • You are not over 35 years of age at the start of the 2017/18 academic year.
  • You obtained excellent results during your prior education programmes, as demonstrated by your latest grade transcript. If several applicants are equally qualified, we will give preference to applicants whose transcript(s) demonstrate that they are among the top 5% of the 2017/18 scholarship programme applicants.
Application deadline
1 February 2017
Duration of the Holland High Potential scholarship
  • 12 months in the case of a one-year master's programme
  • 24 months in the case of a two-year master's programme
Amount of the Holland High Potential scholarship programme 2017/18
Living expenses
€ 10,500
Paid to students by the Scholarship Office
€ 520
Arranged for and paid by the Scholarship Office
Visa costs
€ 317
Arranged for and paid by the Scholarship Office
Tuition fees
€ 13,000 or € 17,500
Arranged for and paid by the Scholarship Office

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