University of Twente ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme, Netherlands (2021 Intake)

ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme 2021: If you are interested in studying at the University of Twente – Netherlands, a number of partial scholarships are available from the ITC excellence scholarship programme, which will be awarded to applicants with a very good academic track record. The call for ITC excellence scholarship applications is now open for 2021 intake.

The ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme is available for excellent students applying for the Master’s Geo-information Science and Earth Observation (A two-year internationally oriented Master’s programme leading to an MSc degree).

Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Twente.

Scholarships to be taken at: University of Twente, Netherlands.

Scholarship Type: Full/Partial Scholarships.

Scholarship level: Masters

Slots: Not stated.

Scholarship Worth: See funding breakdown (below).

Subject Eligibility: Master’s Geo-information Science and Earth Observation.

Country/Candidate Eligibility: International students


Check Also: ETH Zurich Excellence Scholarship Award in Switzerland

University of Twente ITC Excellence Scholarship 2021 | ELIGIBILITY

Aside requirements for admission, additional requirements for the application for the ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme include:

  • Residing in and being a national of a country listed on the OECD approved List of Recipients of Official Development Assistance (see below)
  • Having completed the Bachelor’s degree from a well-acknowledged university outside the Netherlands
  • Academic performance among the top 10%
  • A 3.0 or higher Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) on a 4.0 scale, or
  • Upper Second Class standing or higher 
  • English: IELTS 6.5
  • Relevant background for the intended field of study
  • Not eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans.

Funding Breakdown

As this is a partial scholarship, admitted applicants must be able to show that additional funding is available to complement the funding through this scholarship (i.e. covering all remaining fees and costs before the payment deadline).

Scholarship Waiver ITC Own contribution
Tuition fees * € 32.500 € 18.338 € 11.994 € 2,168
Allowance ** € 20.700 € 11.513 € 9.187
Insurance ** € 1.260 € 1.260
Residence permit € 174 € 174
Total € 54.634 € 29.851 € 11.994 € 12.789

* tuition fees for full 2-year programme (120 EC)
** 23 months


See: Top 23 Fully Funded Scholarships in Netherlands for International Students


Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: First, you must have applied for the ITC Master’s Geo-information Science and Earth Observation through the on-line application system and have received an academic acceptance letter.

If subsequently you are interested to apply to the ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme, you will have to send the completed application form.

Application Deadline:

  • Round 1: 15 February 2021
  • Round 2: 12 April 2021

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