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Scholarships in Netherlands

The Netherlands has become one of the top destinations to pursue your higher studies when thinking of going abroad. However, living in a foreign nation puts a burden on the pockets of international students. Thus, to help the students, the government of Holland, research universities and the universities of applied sciences collectively offer numerous financial aid.

There are several international scholarships financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. Some of the ones are mentioned below:
       1. Amsterdam Merit Scholarships for Excellent International Students
       2. Radboud Scholarship Programme for International Students
       3. Utrecht Excellence Scholarships for International Students
       4. Holland Scholarship for Non-EEA International Students
       5. University of Twente Scholarships (UTS)
       6. VU Amsterdam Fellowship Programme for International Students
       7. Leiden University Excellence Scholarships (LexS)
       8. Maastricht University Holland High Potential Scholarships for International Students
       9. Amsterdam Excellence Scholarships (AES)
       10. Orange Knowledge Programme in The Netherlands
       11. Rotary Scholarships for Water and Sanitation Professionals
       12. Erasmus University Holland Scholarship
       13. L-EARN for Impact Scholarship
       14. Eric Bleumink Scholarships at University of Groningen
       15. World Citizen Talent Scholarship for International Students

Application Criteria

To be able to apply for these scholarships, a student needs to comply to these prerequisites:
       ● The student must be a non-EEA national
       ● The educational program that the student is enrolled for should be a full time program.
       ● The student should not have any prior degree from any institute in the Netherlands.
       ● Any other requirements as mentioned in the website of the chosen university.