Dutch Ministry of Education Culture and Science together with Dutch research universities offer awards known as Holland scholarships.
The Holland scholarships are meant for students who:
- Want to study outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Turkey. The EEA consists of the EU countries and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
- students already studying at Utrecht University.
Holland awards amount to € 1,250 per scholar.The money is meant to be a contribution towards your study or research expenses.
To qualify for the Holland scholarship, the applicants must fulfill the following conditions:
- You are a full-time student at Utrecht University.
- Your study or research abroad will take place in the academic year 2017-2018 and has a minimum duration of three months and will earn you a minimum of 15 ECTS.
- Your study or research will take place in a country outside the EEA, Switzerland, and Turkey. Please note! You cannot hold a passport/be a national of the country where you want to go study.
- Your average grade is 7,5 (UCU/UCR GPA 3.3) or higher at the time of application.
- Your study/research takes place at a partner university with whom the University has an exchange agreement.
- Evaluation criteria
- Your application to study abroad will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
- Your average grade
- Your study progress
- Academic motivation
- Ambition (as demonstrated by your study plan, extracurricular activities, honors, etc.)
- Quality/completeness of the application
A selection committee comprised of representatives of the faculties will award the scholarships.
- How to apply:
- Selected students for an exchange in the academic year 2017-2018 can submit an application for a Holland Scholarship.
- Your average grade must be at least a 7,50 (UCU/UCR GPA 3.3); this will be based on the overall weighted average.
- You can check this yourself in Osiris Student by ticking the box for ‘print weighted average grade’ under the study progress review.
Application deadline: April 14, 2017.
Location of study: Outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Turkey