International Master’s students are currently invited to apply for a number of scholarships to study at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands. The scholarships are awarded for 2022/2023 academic sessions, but durations may vary per scholarship programme.
These scholarships (listed below) are the ones most commonly awarded to VU Amsterdam’s students, they can be grouped as follows:
- Scholarships offered by VU Amsterdam
- Other scholarship options
- Student Loan Programmes
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam international Masters Scholarships 2022-2023
VU Fellowship Programme (VUFP)
The VU Fellowship Programme (VUFP) offers talented prospective non- EU/ EEA students the unique opportunity to pursue a Master’s degree at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. VU Amsterdam has committed to providing approximately 1 million euros towards attracting highly motivated and excellent students.
Holland Scholarship Programme (HSP)
The Holland Scholarship Programme (HSP) is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Dutch research universities, and universities of applied sciences. Students eligible for this scholarship are students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who are applying for the first year of a Master’s programme in the Netherlands.
Orange Tulip Scholarship (OTS)
The VU Fellowship programme sponsors the Orange Tulip Scholarship programme. It is now possible for excellent students from India, Indonesia, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, and Vietnam to apply for this highly selective VUFP / OTS scholarship.
The Fulbright Center welcomes 20 to 25 students from the U.S. to the Netherlands each year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Our programs have been changing lives for 70 years, but we have remained unchanged in our commitment to fostering transformative experiences through education and the promotion of mutual understanding between citizens of the United States and the Netherlands.
Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP)
The Orange Knowledge Programme contributes to a society’s sustainable and inclusive development by providing access to education and training for professionals and organisations in technical vocational education and training (TVET) and higher education.
To get full eligibility, values and and application procedures, please access each scholarship individually.
Scholarship Search Tips
- The Netherlands Student Grantfinder website is a search engine for students who want to study in the Netherlands and are looking for sources of funding for their studies. Grantfinder is easy to use and contains information on a range of Dutch scholarships for foreign students.
- The Study in Holland website also contains information on grant possibilities.
- Scholarships to obtain a PhD degree.