Some universities and organizations offer scholarships for international students to study for Undergraduate, Masters or PhD degrees in Netherlands.
We have compiled a list of scholarships in Netherlands for international students. Most of these scholarships are awarded annually. Take note of the deadline period for next application.
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The Orange Knowledge Programme, a new phase of the Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) aims to advance the development of the capacity, knowledge and quality of both individuals and institutions in higher and vocational education.
CTA has an opening for an intern within the Corporate Services Department (CSD). The Corporate Services Department provides all the Centre’s needs in the areas of infrastructure, budget management, personnel management, contractual affairs, information & technology.
This fellowship is jointly offered by IIAS and the African Studies Centre in Leiden to attract researchers whose work is informed by current theoretical debates in the social sciences and humanities over global connectivities and who are able to critically engage with shifting paradigms in “area studies” beyond the ways in which these have traditionally been conceived in the West.
TU Delft Scholarships
- TU Delft sub-Saharan Africa Summer School Scholarship (Fully-funded): Applications open for the Sub- Saharan Africa Scholarship for the Summer School Planning and Design with Water at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment of the TU Delft, in the Netherlands.
- TU Delft Fully-funded Excellence Scholarships for International Masters Students: The Justus & Louise van Effen Scholarship is one of those programs and it aims to financially supporting excellent international MSc students wishing to study at TU Delft.
- Booking.com Delft Global Scholarships for Female Students from Sub-Saharan Africa: Booking.com and TU Delft | Global Initiative offer five Booking.com | Delft Global Scholarships for female students interested in ICT.
- TU Delft Sub-Saharan Africa Excellence Scholarships: TU Delft | Global Initiative offers four Sub-Saharan Africa Excellence Scholarships every year. Our aim is to stimulate excellent students from Sub-Saharan countries and strengthen our relationship with the countries they come from.
Utrecht Excellence Scholarships for International Students
The Utrecht Excellence Scholarship offers a number of undergraduate and Master’s scholarship awards to highly talented prospective international students, with the opportunity to pursue a degree in a selected number of fields at Utrecht University.
Masters scholarships for students of any nationality to pursue postgraduate degree in Law, International Relations and Diplomacy and other programmes at Leiden University Netherlands
For Exchange and Study Abroad students from South Africa who would like to study at Leiden University for one semester. The scholarship will be awarded for a maximum of five months.
The Netherlands Government through the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science as well as several Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences is offering the Holland Scholarship for International students to study for Undergraduate and Master’s programme.
The Hague University offer a total of 54 scholarships to students who would like to start their bachelor programme at the univeristy. At €5,000 each, the scholarships cover almost two-thirds of the total first year university’s tuition fee and will only be awarded once. The university is an educational united nations of 146 nationalities, where everyone speaks English. You will be taught by both local and international lecturers who have an easy way of interacting with the students.
Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University is offering scholarships for international students to study for full-time MBA Programme.
RNTC Netherlands through the Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP), MENA (Middle East and North Africa) Scholarship Programme offers Fellowships for Sub-Saharan African and Developing Countries in Media and Journalism.
The VU Fellowship Programme (VUFP) offers talented prospective students the unique opportunity to pursue a degree in a selection of Master’s programmes at VU University. VU University has committed to providing approximately 1 million euro towards attracting highly motivated, excellent students.
University of Amsterdam, Netherlands is offering the Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship(AES) for 15 International students to study for Masters degree.
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).
The Paul Speijer postgraduate scholarship fund is offered to African students to study their Masters Degree in Netherland at Wageningen University. The candidates for the Paul Speijer scholarship fund are graduate students who have completed a Bachelor of Science- BSc Degree in Plant Sciences or Agronomy with outstanding results, who are currently working as a professional in a local research institute and who will use a Masters MSc-level postgraduate education to become leader in their field.
The WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships (PBS) are awarded to students from developing countries who wish to pursue formal studies or professional training in the field of Natural conservation. The aim of the Scholarships is to provide financial support to students who wish to pursue short-term professional training or formal studies that will help them contribute effectively to conservation efforts in their country.
Deadline for submission is mid-January of each year.
Erasmus+ is the new EU programme for Education, Training, Youth and Sport.
The University Twente Scholarship (UTS) is a scholarship for excellent students from both EU/EEA as well as non-EU/EEA countries, applying for a graduate programme (MSc) at the University of Twente.
UN-Nippon Fellowship Programme in Ocean Affairs for Coastal Developing Countries
The main objective of the fellowship is to provide opportunities for advanced education and training in the field of ocean affairs and the law of the sea, and related disciplines including marine science, to Government officials and other mid-level professionals from developing coastal States, so that they may obtain the necessary knowledge to assist their countries to formulate comprehensive ocean policy and to implement the legal regime set out in UNCLOS and related instruments.
The Erasmus Mundus Master’s in Journalism, Media and Globalisation welcomes applications from graduate students around the world. You can apply for an Erasmus Mundus scholarship, or as a self-funded student. The scholarships are divided into category A and B scholarships.
The University of Groningen is offering research grants to students from developing countries wishing to undertake their masters programme in Holland.
Fifteen top talents will be admitted to the first edition of the MSc in Sanitation (academic cohort 2018-2019) and will receive a scholarship.
The Kipaji Scholarship Fund is founded especially for talented students from countries with upcoming economies, like in parts of South America, Africa and Asia.
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) invites applications for the University Traineeship Programme for 2018-2019. Participation in the programme is limited to nominating universities that accept the conditions indicated in the post description and meet the additional requirements.
Each year, 54 (one-time) scholarships each worth EUR 5,000 are available to prospective bachelor’s or master’s degree students.
The Professor De Winter scholarship is provided by Mrs. De Winter, the widow of Prof. Herman de Winter. Professor De Winter was one of the founders of the research and education department of the former Technical College Twente.