Netherlands Utrecht Excellence Scholarships for International Students. The Utrecht Excellence Scholarship (UES) provides a number of foreign students from outside the European Economic Area with the chance to study for a Master’s degree at Utrecht University in a variety of subjects.
Institute: Utrecht University
Program: Master’s Degree
TimeLine: 31st January 2022 – Annual
Next course starting from September 2022
The University of Utrecht is located in the Netherlands.
Level of Study
International Master’s programs provided by the University that are eligible. Please visit www.uu.nl/masters > master’s program > Tuition fees and financial support to see if the Utrecht Excellence Scholarship is listed as a scholarship possibility.
International Students from Outside the European Economic Area (EEA) (EEA = European Economic Area, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway)
Scholarship Worth, Benefits and Duration:
The Utrecht Excellence scholarship can be given as tuition fees OR tuition fees + the requisite income related to a one-year study residence visa as determined by the Immigration and Naturalization Service.
The scholarship will be given for the duration of the program.
To be considered for an Utrecht Excellence Scholarship, you must meet the following requirements:
- Be a member of the top 10% of your graduating class*
- Not be a holder of an EU/EEA passport and hence ineligible for study grants and loans in the Netherlands.
- Have finished high school and/or a bachelor’s degree outside of the Netherlands
- Have applied for an appropriate foreign master’s program beginning on September 1, 2022.
Non-EU/EEA students will have the opportunity to apply for one Utrecht Excellence Scholarship from November 1, 2021, after submitting an application (or applications) for a UES qualifying Master’s program before the deadline. Students who want to be considered for the scholarship must apply by January 31, 2022, at 23:59 CET, otherwise the application portal will be closed.
For further information on how to apply for this scholarship, please visit the official website (link provided below).