The Maastricht University (UM) NL Scholarship programme offers 24 full scholarships (including tuition fee waiver and monthly stipend) each academic year for highly talented students from outside the European Union (EU) who have been admitted to a master’s programme at UM.
The Scholarship programme consists of both the UM NLScholarship (funded by the Maastricht University Scholarship Fund), and the NL Scholarship, which is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science in conjunction with Dutch universities and universities of applied sciences. It is aimed at international students from outside the EU/EEA who wish to follow a full degree programme in the Netherlands.
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This scholarship consists of:
Living expenses: € 12,350 (13 months) or € 23,750* (25 months)
Health & liability insurance: € 700
Visa application costs: € 210
Tuition fees: At cost
Pre-Academic Training costs: At cost
Step 1: Register for one of the participating master programmes at UM (participating programmes will be indicated in October 2023).
Step 2: Please fill in the application form, you need to log in with your UM account.
Upload the following documents in .doc, .docx or PDF format, and submit your application:
Letter of motivation.
Proof of academic excellence.
Personal statement of financial needs.
A reference letter.