Maastricht University Holland-High Potential Scholarship 2023 [Fully Funded]

Applications are invited from suitably qualified international students for the Maastricht University Holland-High Potential Scholarship programme for highly talented students who have been admitted to a master’s programme at Maastricht University and wish to follow a full degree programme in the Netherlands.

The Scholarship consists of both the High Potential Scholarship (financed by the Maastricht University Scholarship Fund) and the Holland Scholarship which is funded by the Dutch Ministry of education, Culture and Science in collaboration with Dutch universities and universities of applied sciences.

Scholarship Sponsor(s): Maastricht University and Dutch Government

Scholarship Type: Full Funding

Host Institution(s): Maastricht University (UM), Netherlands

Scholarship Worth: Up to € 30,000

Number of Awards: 24

Study Level: Masters

Nationality: International Students

See Also: Netherlands Scholarships 2023 -Fully Funded Scholarships

Maastricht University Holland-High Potential Scholarship 2023 | Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Holland-High Potential Scholarship 2023, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • You hold nationality in a country outside the EU/EEA, Switzerland or Surinam and meet the requirements for obtaining an entry visa and residence permit for the Netherlands.
  • You do not hold a double nationality from an EU/EEA country.
  • You have applied for admission to a participating full-time master programme at Maastricht University for the 2023-2024 academic year.
  • You meet the specific admission requirements of the UM master programme to which you have applied.
  • You have never participated in a degree-seeking higher education programme in the Netherlands. Students who have completed exchange programmes in the Netherlands are welcome to apply.
  • You are not older than 35 years of age on 1 September 2023.
  • You have obtained excellent results during your prior education programmes, as demonstrated by your latest grade transcript or certified by academic excellence. If several applicants are equally qualified, UM will give preference to applicants whose academic transcript or certified letter of academic excellence demonstrate that they are among the top 5% of the 2023-2024 scholarship programme applicants.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the Maastricht University Holland-High Potential Scholarship 2023 are to follow the steps outlined (below):

  • Step 1: Register for one of the participating master programmes at UM. For further details on how to register for a master programme at UM, please see your prospective programme’s webpage. Once you have submitted your application via Studielink, you will receive a student ID number for UM. You will need a student number in order to complete and submit the Scholarship Application Form (see Step 2 below).
  • Step 2: Fill in the application form. Application can only be accepted via the application form. Upload all required documents

Document Requirements:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of motivation
  • Proof of academic excellence
  • Personal statement of financial needs
  • A reference letter
  • The contact details of one referee

Application Deadline: 1 February 2023

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