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Maastricht University Holland High Potential Scholarship 2020/2021 for International Students

 Maastricht University High Potential scholarships are offered by the Maastricht University Scholarship Fund in order to encourage talented students from outside the EU/EEA to undertake a Master’s programme at Maastricht University.

Application Deadline: 1st February 2020

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: International students from a country outside the EU/EEA.

To be taken at (country): Netherlands

About the Award: 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.

Type: Masters

Eligibility: All candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • You hold nationality in a country outside the EU/EEA and meet the requirements for obtaining an entry visa and residence permit for the Netherlands.
  • You do not hold a double nationality from an EU/EEA country.
  • You have applied for admission to a full-time Master’s programme at Maastricht University for the 2020-2021 academic year. Please click here for a full list of the Master’s programmes participating in this scholarship programme.
  • You meet the specific admission requirements of the UM Master’s programme to which you have applied.
  • You have never participated in a degree-seeking higher education programme in the Netherlands. Students who have completed exchange programmes in the Netherlands are welcome to apply.
  • You are not older than 35 years of age on 1 September 2020.
  • You have obtained excellent results during your prior education programmes, as demonstrated by your latest grade transcript or certified by academic excellence. If several applicants are equally qualified, UM will give preference to applicants whose academic transcript or certified letter of academic excellence demonstrate that they are among the top 5% of the 2020-2021 scholarship programme applicants.

Number of Awardees: Not specified.

Value of Scholarship: 

  • Living expenses: € 12,350 (13 months) or € 23,750 (25 months)
  • Insurances: € 700
  • Visa costs: € 171
  • Tuition fees: € 13,800 € 15,500 or € 16,800 depending on the tuition of your study programme
  • Pre-Academic Training Costs: € 695

Duration of Scholarship: 

  • 13 months in the case of a one-year master’s programme
  • 25 months in the case of a two-year master’s programme

How to Apply: Interested students can find the steps to apply for this scholarship in the Scholarship Webpage. In the section Application and Selection, you may go through information about how to fill and send the application form. This differs per faculty.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: Maastricht University

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