Applications are invited for University of Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship (AES) in Netherlands. Application is open for students from outside the European Economic Area to pursue masters degree in 2018-2019 academic year.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline:15 January 2018
Study in:

University of Amsterdam

Course Level:Masters degree
Field of Study:Science

Benefits for University of Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship:

The Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship (AES) is a full scholarship of €25,000 (covering tuition and living expenses) for one academic year with the possibility of extension for a second year (for two-year Master’s programmes).

Eligibility for University of Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship: 

  • Hold a non-EU/EEA passport and not be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans (Studiefinanciering; for more information please refer to The scholarship office should be notified as soon as possible of any change in nationality, type of residence permit, and/or possible Studiefinanciering support throughout the academic year.
  • Be (provisionally) admitted to a Master’s Programme of the Faculty of Science. The application procedure will start as soon as you submit the online application form online application form
  • On the basis of a completed questionnaire, the Coordinator will evaluate the candidate’s academic background. If the background is relevant, the Programme Coordinator will forward your application to the Exam Committee which makes the final decision. Read the full application procedure at the website of the Master’s programme of your choice.

Nationality: Students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an excellence scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have their previous degree. They must be (provisionally) admitted to a Master’s Programme of the Faculty of Science.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants must proof of English proficiency (IELTS/TOEFL) :TOEFL (internet-based) –  overall score of 100 (with a minimum score of 22 in each of the different components), IELTS (academic) – overall score of 7.0 (with at least 7.0 in each of the four components.

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