NL Scholarship for international bachelor students

  • Bachelor
  • Up to € 15,000
  • 30 April 2024

The NL Scholarship (formerly known as Holland Scholarship) is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and several Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences. This scholarship is meant for international students from one of the selected countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who wish to pursue a bachelor’s or master’s degree in the Netherlands.

This is a scholarship by

Wageningen University & Research

Wageningen University & Research is a public university in Wageningen, Netherlands, specializing in technical and engineering subjects and an important center for life sciences and agricultural research.

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  • You are an excellent student with a GPA of 80% or higher
  • You are citizen of Australia, Costa Rica, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Mexico, New Zealand, Panama, Peru, South-Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America, United Arab Emirates or Vietnam.
  • You have (un-)conditional admission to one of our on campus BSc programmes.
  • You did not participate in a degree programme in the Netherlands before.

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If you are selected as a beneficiary of the NL Scholarship you will receive a one-time payment of € 5,000 in the first year of your studies. The selection committee has the option to grant a double scholarship of € 10,000 or a triple scholarship of € 15,000.

The NL Scholarship will be deduct from your tuition fee invoice.The NL Scholarship is a full scholarship.The costs of living, visa and insurance are not covered by this scholarship.


Step 1: Invitations for NL Scholarship application.

Step 2: Apply before May 1, 2024.

Step 3: Selection process.

The NL Scholarship is financially supported by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and is administrated by Nuffic. As part of the scholarship programme the university is obliged to share the following details with both parties:

Awardees: Complete name, gender, date of birth, nationality, email address, country of prior education, name of Dutch university and programme for which the scholarship has been awarded.

Rejected candidates: Nationality, name of Dutch university and programme for which the applicant applied.