MPP Scholarship

  • Master
  • € 15,800 + other benefits

The MPP Scholarship is intended for students from non-EU countries who want to study the double-degree Masters of Science in Public Policy and Human Development, a double degree programme offered by United Nations University and Maastricht University. This scholarship is a full scholarship awarded to one MPP student per year, and covers tuition, visa costs, and living costs in Maastricht. There is no age restriction to students applying for this scholarship.

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Maastricht University

Maastricht University is a public university in Maastricht, Netherlands.

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  • Hold nationality in a country outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland and meet the requirements for obtaining an entry visa and residence permit for the Netherlands.
  • Have not previously studied outside of your home country.
  • Have been admitted to the Masters in Public Policy and Human Development at UNU-MERIT/Maastricht University.
  • Have a Bachelor or pre-Master degree.

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The MPP Scholarship covers the following:

Tuition fee: € 15,800*

Health & liability insurance: € 700*

Visa application costs: € 207

Monthly stipend: € 891 per month (total € 10.700)

*These amounts are subject to change year-to-year.


Step 1: Register for the Public Policy and Human Development Masters programme at UNU-MERIT/Maastricht University.

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:

Curriculum Vitae.

Letter of motivation.

Proof of academic excellence.

Personal statement of financial needs.