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Holland scholarships 2020/2021 financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education


Deadline: 01 May,2020    Next term Starts:: 09 Sep,2020



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.

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 and criteria

  • 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.


Awards and benefits

  • Dutch universities offer the largest number of English-taught programmes in continental Europe. More than 2,100 programmes are taught entirely in English. Also, 95% of the Dutch speak English, so it’s easy to communicate in daily life.
  • The quality of Dutch higher education is well-recognised. The tuition fees and cost of living are considerably lower than in English-speaking countries.

Also, there are lots of scholarship opportunities.

The Dutch teaching style is interactive and student-centred. You will develop valuable skills such as analysing, solving practical problems and creative thinking.

  • Holland’s many international students come from more than 160 different countries. Dutch society is diverse and inclusive. It is strongly connected to other cultures, the business community and the world. The Dutch are open-minded and direct, so it is easy to meet them and exchange ideas.Read the stories of international students in Holland.
  • Holland has a rich history with historic cities and the highest museum density in the world.
  • Also, Holland is the gateway to Europe! In just three hours you can be in Paris.
  • Holland is the 18th largest economy in the world. Some of the world’s biggest multinationals, including Philips, Heineken, KLM, Shell, ING and Unilever, are Dutch. Holland is a world leader in many areas of expertise, including agriculture, water management, art & design, logistics and sustainable energy.
  • The Dutch government wants to attract knowledge and retain talent. International graduates can therefore apply for an orientation year. This is a residence permit of one year to find a job, or start a business within three years of graduation. Join our Holland Alumni network to increase your chances on the job market.


How to Apply

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