Amsterdam Merit Scholarships (AMS) for International Masters Students 2018/2019 – The Netherlands

University of Amsterdam, Netherlands is offering the Amsterdam Merit Scholarship (AMS) for 15 Outstanding Master’s students from outside the EU/EEA who are applying for a regular Master’s programme (1 year).

Application Deadline: Deadlines for the AMS differ per Faculty or Graduate School. Click the each course link to view specific scholarship deadlines.

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Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Fields of Study: The Amsterdam Merit Scholarship (AMS) is eligible for these fields. Also, you can find the specific eligibility requirements, selection criteria and application instructions on the Faculty or Graduate School websites.

  • Child Development and Education
  • Communication
  • Economics and Business
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Social Sciences

About Scholarship: The University of Amsterdam (UvA) aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the EU/EEA can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship (AMS).

Offered Since: 2015

Type: Masters taught

Selection Criteria: The applicant must meet the eligibility criteria in order to be considered for the AMS scholarship. The applicant should:

  • hold a non-EEA nationality or nationalities only;
  • not be entitled to receive a Dutch study grant or loan (Studiefinanciering);
  • not be eligible to pay the reduced tuition fee rate for EEA students at the UvA;
  • not receive a full coverage scholarship for the same period of study as the AMS scholarship;
  • have submitted a complete application to one of the (Master’s) programmes of the UvA;
  • have been (or will be) admitted to one of the (Master’s) programmes of the UvA;
  • be able to comply with the conditions to obtain a Dutch visa (if applicable).

Number of Scholarships: The UvA will award up to 15 of these scholarships annually.

Value of Scholarship: € 25,000

Duration of Scholarship: 1 year.

How to Apply: Applications for the Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship (AES) are made through the admissions office of the faculties and graduate schools. As long as you meet all the requirements, you can apply for the AES at the same time as you register for your programme.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Sponsors: University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

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