About this scholarship

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.

Holland Scholarship (1.51 MB)

Grant award period

The grant is awarded for 1 year and can only be received once.

How to apply

Application 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.

Participating research universities and universities of applied sciences

Last year the universities mentioned below participated in Holland Scholarship. In October 2020 the participating universities for academic year 2021-2022 will be published on this website.

Participating research universities 2020-2021

Below is an overview of the Dutch research universities participating in the Holland Scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year. You can find the specific closing dates and the fields of study for this academic year on the website of the institution you want to apply to.

Participating universities of applied sciences 2020-2021

Below is an overview of the Dutch universities of applied sciences participating in the Holland Scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year.?

Deadlines

The application round for academic year 2021-2022 will open on 1 November 2020.?The deadline for application is either 1 February 2021 or 1 May 2021. Please check the website of the institution of your choice to confirm the correct deadline.

Events

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