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Full Scholarships for International Students at University of Amsterdam

Full Scholarships for International Students at University of Amsterdam

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Country: Netherlands
City: Amsterdam
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Full Scholarships for International Students at the University of Amsterdam. The University of Amsterdam offers Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship Program for international students. Fully Funded Amsterdam Excellence Scholarships are available to all non-EU students who wish to commence masters level study at the University of Amsterdam.

Scholarship grant

The Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship (AES) is a fully-funded scholarship program. It is worth about 25,000 which covering tuition costs as well as living expenses) for one academic year. However, an extension for a second year (for two-year Master’s programs) can be possible under a few circumstances.


Candidates must have following things to be eligible for these full scholarships at the University of Amsterdam

  • Candidates must hold a passport of any of the countries outside EU/EEA or Suisse.
  • In addition to that, s/he must not be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans as well as must not be eligible to pay the reduced tuition fee rate for EEA students at the UvA.
  • Applicants must not receive a scholarship with an equivalent amount of funding for the same period of study as the AES.
  • Similarly, applicants must have submitted a complete application to one of the MSc programs (check the website of the MSc program for the application and admission procedure)
  • Candidate must not have previously been admitted to the University of Amsterdam.
  • Ee able to comply with the conditions to obtain a Dutch visa (if applicable)
  • The applicants must not have a gap of more than three years between their last degree and MSc program at the University of Amsterdam.

Application procedure

Application for the Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship is part of the application procedure for the Master’s program of your choice. While applying for a course, candidates will have to choose whether s/he wants to be considered for a UvA scholarship or not. The candidate needs to tick yes s/he wants to be considered and if you fulfill all the requirements mentioned above. Furthermore, they must enclose a paragraph in the motivation letter for the MSc Programme. The motivation letter must explain why they want the Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship and what it would mean for their future academic careers.

After applying, the coordinators of the MSc Programmes decide which students qualify to apply for the scholarship.

The deadline for application is 15 January.

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About the University of Amsterdam

The University of Amsterdam is a public university in Amsterdam, the capital city of Netherlands. It is the largest university in the Netherlands with a total enrollment of over 31,000. In addition to that, it is one of the largest research universities in Europe. Overall, it has  4,794 staff, 1,340 Ph.D. students and an annual budget of €600 million. The university has seven academic faculties: Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Economics and Business,  Science, Law, Medicine, and Dentistry.


Type of Opportunity Internships Scholarships and Fellowships
Open toInternational students
OrganizerUniversity of Amsterdam
Contact the organizer+31 (0)20 525 1401



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