Begin your academic journey in the Netherlands. There’s good news! The Holland Scholarship application period is currently open. We will go through the details of this scholarship, its perks, and the application process step by step in this article.
Non-EEA international students can apply for Holland Scholarship to pursue undergraduate and graduate studies at Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences. The Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science offers this Scholarship to deserving students.
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More About Holland Scholarship
The Holland Scholarship is for international students who live outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and plan to pursue a bachelor’s or master’s degree in the Netherlands. What do you think of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity? Send in your application for the Holland Scholarship!
Several research universities and universities of applied sciences in the Netherlands have contributed to the funding of this fellowship.
The value of the award is €5,000. This will be given to you throughout your first year of college. This Holland Scholarship not a full-ride scholarship, so keep that in mind.
Holland Scholarship Highlights
- Level of Study: Undergraduate / Masters
- Institutions: Participating research universities and Participating universities of applied sciences
- Study in: Netherlands
- Courses Offered: Bachelor’s or Master’s Program in eligible fields of study offered by the participating institutions.
- Program Period: The grant is awarded for one year and can only be received once.
- Deadline: 1 February 2023 or 1 May 2023/1 June 2023.
Participating research universities 2023-2024
Below is an overview of the Dutch research universities participating in the Holland Scholarship for the 2023-2024 academic year. You can find the specific closing dates and the fields of study for this academic year on the website of the institution you want to apply to.
- Leiden University
- Utrecht University
- University of Groningen
- Erasmus University Rotterdam
- Maastricht University
- VU Amsterdam
- Radboud University
- Tilburg University
- Delft University of Technology
- Eindhoven University of Technology
- University of Twente
- Wageningen University
- Protestant Theological University
- Theological University Apeldoorn
- Theological University
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Participating universities of applied sciences 2023-2024
Below is an overview of the Dutch universities of applied sciences participating in the Holland Scholarship for the 2023 academic year.
- Aeres University of Applied Sciences
- Amsterdam University of the Arts
- ArtEZ Institute of the Arts
- Breda University of Applied Sciences
- Codarts Rotterdam
- Driestar educatief
- Design Academy Eindhoven
- Fontys University of Applied Sciences
- Gerrit Rietveld Academie (pdf, 400 kB)
- The Hague University of Applied Sciences
- Hanze University of Applied Sciences
- Hotelschool The Hague
- Royal Academy of Art, The Hague
- Inholland University of Applied Sciences
- Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences
- HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
- Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences
- HAN University of Applied Sciences
- HKU University of Applied Sciences
- HZ University of Applied Sciences
- Saxion University of Applied Sciences
- NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences
- Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences
- Zuyd University of Applied Sciences
Holland Scholarship Benefits
This Scholarship provides the recipient with:
- Scholarship amount €5,000.
- Please note that this is not a full-tuition scholarship.
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Eligibility for Holland Scholarship
To qualify this Scholarship, candidates must fulfill all of the following requirements below:
- Required Languages is English
- Eligible Countries: Non-EEA International Students
- You are applying for a full-time bachelor’s or master’s program at one of the participating Dutch higher education institutions.
- Your nationality is non-EEA.
- You meet the specific requirements of the institution of your choice. You can find these on the website of the institution. For more click here
- You do not have a degree from an education institution in the Netherlands.
How to apply for Holland Scholarship?
Please follow the following instructions to avail Holland Scholarship:
- Apply for the Holland Scholarship. Click here
applied sciences, as well as selected fields of study.
- Compose a letter of motivation (max. 500 words) to the university, in which you describe why you are a talented student, taking into account both your academic achievements and extracurricular activities (e.g. voluntary work).
- Indicate in your online application that you are applying for the Holland Scholarship and upload your scholarship motivation letter where indicated. The university will contact you to let you know if you have been awarded a scholarship.
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