Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Maastricht University Holland High Potential scholarships

Here is a great scholarship opportunity for International students to study  in Netherlands.  The scholarship is called, Holland High Potential Scholarship.


The Holland High Potential Scholarship consists of a High Potential Scholarship combined with a Holland Scholarship.

The High Potential Scholarship is intended for excellent students from outside the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) who wish to do a master's or a professional education programme at Maastricht University.

The Holland Scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science in conjunction with Dutch universities and universities of applied sciences. It is aimed at international students from outside the EU/EEA who wish to follow a full degree programme in the Netherlands.


Who is eligible?
All candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • You come from a country outside the EU/EEA and meet the requirements for obtaining an entry visa and residence permit for the Netherlands.
  • You are applying for a full-time master’s programme at Maastricht University.
  • You meet the specific admission requirements of Maastricht University.
  • You have never studied at an education institution in the Netherlands.
  • You are not over 35 years of age at the start of the 2017/18 academic year.
  • You obtained excellent results during your prior education programmes, as demonstrated by your latest grade transcript. If several applicants are equally qualified, we will give preference to applicants whose transcript(s) demonstrate that they are among the top 5% of the 2017/18 scholarship programme applicants.

Duration of the Holland High Potential scholarship
12 months in the case of a one-year master's programme
24 months in the case of a two-year master's programme

Scholarship Benefits 

Amount of the Holland High Potential scholarship programme 2017/18

  • Living expenses € 10,500 Paid to students by the Scholarship Office
  • Insurances € 520 Arranged for and paid by the Scholarship Office
  • Visa costs € 311 Arranged for and paid by the Scholarship Office
  • Tuition fees € 13,000 or € 17,500 Arranged for and paid by the Scholarship Office

Application procedure
Step 1: Register for a Master’s Programme (MA) at Maastricht University. For further details on how to register for an MA at UM, please see your prospective MA programme’s webpage. Once you are accepted to your MA programme, you will receive a student ID number. With this number, you can login in MyUM. Don’t forget to add “i” before your student ID number when logging in (i.e. i123456).

Step2: Please fill out, print, sign, and scan the completed application form to an electronic device of your choosing.

Step 3: Sign in to your MyUM account (don’t forget to add “i” before your student ID number when logging in (i.e. i123456)). In MyUm, please select document type “Apply for scholarship.” Under “My Study,” you can then upload the necessary documents, including the scan of your completed application form. Only complete forms will be taken into consideration, so please fill out all fields in the form!

Download the Application  here. 

If you require further information, contact the scholarship office on the following contact details or visit the official scholarship page here

Scholarship office
Visiting address
Bonnefantenstraat 2
6211 KL Maastricht
+31 43 388 5388
Postal address
Maastricht University
Student Services Centre
Scholarship Office
 PO Box 616
6200 MD Maastricht

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