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Apply for the Utrecht Excellence Scholarships for Master’s students

Brief Description

The funds for the scholarships come from the Utrecht Excellence Scholarship Fund, established by Utrecht University and from contributions by Utrecht University alumni.


The Utrecht Excellence scholarship can be awarded as:

  • tuition fees or

  • tuition fees plus 11.000 euro living expenses


To be eligible for a Utrecht Excellence Scholarship, the following criteria must be met:

  • Belong to the top 10% of your graduating class:

  • an official document issued by your university that proves you are among the top 10% of your graduating class, such as a statement signed and stamped by your University, a reference letter, a class ranking certificate, etc.

  • Not hold an 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 1 September 2021.

  • Be able to comply with the conditions to obtain a Dutch visa/residence permit.


January 31, 2021

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