The Utrecht Excellence Scholarship offers a number of graduate scholarship awards to highly talented prospective international students, with the opportunity to pursue a degree in a selected number of fields at Utrecht University. The scholarship programme is highly selective. Only candidates showing the highest achievement and promise may receive a scholarship. Selected students receive a scholarship for the duration of the degree programme, which is a maximum of two years for a Master’s degree.
1st February 2018
Graduate School of Geosciences
Graduate School of Humanities
Graduate School of Law, Economics and Governance
Graduate School of Life Sciences
Graduate School of Natural Sciences
Graduate School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Masters and Undergraduate taught
The Utrecht Excellence scholarships can be awarded as:
tuition fees plus 11.000 euro living expenses
As the grant is not automatically a full scholarship, it may be necessary to find additional funding to be able to finance your studies and stay completely. Students requiring a residence permit in the Netherlands must prove to the IND (Immigration and Naturalisation Office) that they have sufficient financial means.
To be eligible for the Utrecht Excellence Scholarships, candidate must
-Belong to the top 10% of your graduating class
-Hold a non-EU/EEA passport and not be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans
-Have completed your secondary school and/or Bachelor degree outside the Netherlands
-Have applied for an international master’s programme with a start date of September 2018.