Netherlands: Holland Scholarship for non-EEA International Students, 2020

The Holland Scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in the Netherlands. Are you ready for the chance of a lifetime?

This scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science as well as several Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences.

Country of Study: Netherlands Institution/ University: Universities in Netherlands
Application Deadline: February 1 and May 1, 2020 Level of Study: Undergraduate and Postgraduate (MSc)


About Institution (S): 

Holland has various types of higher education institutions. The two main types are research universities and universities of applied sciences.

Research universities are mainly responsible for offering research-oriented programmes in an academic setting.

Universities of applied sciences offer programmes that focus on the practical application of arts and sciences. These tend to be more practice oriented than programmes offered by research universities and they prepare students for specific professions.

Sponsor(s) : Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science as well as several Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences.


All undergraduate and Masters programs offered at participating universities in Netherlands

Scholarship Benefits:

The scholarship amounts to € 5,000. You will receive this in the first year of your studies. Please note that this is not a full-tuition scholarship.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Your nationality is non-EEA.
  • You are applying for a full-time bachelor’s or master’s programme at one of the participating Dutch higher education institutions.
  • You meet the specific requirements of the institution of your choice. You can find these on the website of the institution.
  • You do not have a degree from an education institution in the Netherlands.

Application Procedures:

Find your programme in the overview of participating research universities or in the overview of participating universities of applied sciences. You will find detailed information about the application procedure and deadlines in the links provided in both lists.

The university will contact you to let you know if you have been awarded a scholarship.

Deadlines: You can now apply for the 2020-2021 academic year. The deadline for application is either 1 February 2020 or 1 May 2020. Please check the website of the institution of your choice to confirm the correct deadline.

More details and application here



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