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The Holland Government Scholarship for International Students

The deadline for application is either 1 February 2021 or 1 May 2021.

The Holland Scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in the Netherlands. Are you ready for the chance of a lifetime? Apply for the Holland 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.

Why study in Holland?

  • There are 2,100+ programmes in English.

  • Get high-quality education and value for your money.

  • Be part of an international community.

  • Develop valuable skills and be more successful.

  • Live in one of the safest and happiest countries in the world.

  • Have the rest of Europe at your doorstep

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.

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