For the academic year 2024–2025, the government of the Netherlands is offering NL scholarships to international students. This fellowship offers the recipient €5,000 towards tuition costs and is accessible for undergraduate and graduate degrees.
Non-EEA international students can apply for the NL Scholarship to pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees at Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences in Holland. The Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science offers the Holland Scholarship, which is given to deserving students.
- Degree Level: Bachelor and Masters
- Institution: Participating research universities and Participating universities of applied sciences
- Host Country: Netherlands
- Eligible Countries: Non-EEA International Students
- Deadline: February 01, 2024 / May 01, 2024 / June 01, 2024
Benefits of The NL Scholarship
- Initially, the award is worth €5,000.
- It is also mentionable that this scholarship does not cover the entire cost of tuition.
Eligibility Criteria For The NL Scholarship in Netherlands
- You are submitting an application to one of the participating Dutch higher education institutions for a full-time bachelor’s or master’s program.
- Initially, you are not an EEA national.
- You are in compliance with the institution of your choice’s specific standards. These are available on the institution’s website.
- English is a required language.
- International Students from Non-EEA Nations are Eligible.
- Additionally, you are not an EEA national.
- You don’t hold a degree from a Dutch educational institution.
- Write a letter of inspiration to the institution in which you, taking into account both your academic and extracurricular accomplishments (such as volunteer work), explain why you are a talented student. The letter should not exceed 500 words.
Participating Research Universities
The list of Dutch participating research universities in the NL Scholarship for the 2024–2025 academic year is provided below:
- Delft University of Technology
- Eindhoven University of Technology
- Erasmus University Rotterdam
- Leiden University
- Maastricht University
- Protestant Theological University
- Radboud University
- Theological University Apeldoorn
- Theological University
- Tilburg University
- Utrecht University
- University of Groningen
- University of Twente
- VU Amsterdam
- Wageningen University
Participating Universities of Applied Sciences
The list of Dutch participating universities of applied sciences in the NL Scholarship for the next academic year is provided below:
- Aeres University of Applied Sciences
- Amsterdam University of the Arts
- ArtEZ Institute of the Arts
- Breda University of Applied Sciences
- Codarts Rotterdam
- Driestar education
- Fontys University of Applied Sciences
- Gerrit Rietveld Academie (pdf, 400 kB)
- The Hague University of Applied Sciences
- Hanze University of Applied Sciences
- Hotelschool The Hague
- Royal Academy of Art, The Hague
- Inholland University of Applied Sciences
- Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences
- HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
- Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences
- HAN University of Applied Sciences
- HKU University of Applied Sciences
- HZ University of Applied Sciences
- Saxion University of Applied Sciences
- NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences
- Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences
- Zuyd University of Applied Sciences