UM Academic Achievement Scholarship

  • Master
  • Non-EU/EEA institutional fee waiver

UM financially supports academically top-performing UM bachelor students from non-EU/EEA countries to continue their studies in a master study programmes at UM. This in order to reward academic achievement and stimulate ambassadorship via continuous bonds with the UM community.

The UM Academic Achievement Scholarship covers the difference between the institutional and statutory tuition fee. Per faculty, one UM Academic Achievement Scholarship is offered per academic year.

Target group: UM bachelor students from non-EU/EEA countries with proven academic excellence that have been (conditionally) admitted to a master study programme at UM.

Maastricht University
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Maastricht University

Maastricht University is a public university in Maastricht, Netherlands.

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  • You hold the nationality of a country outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland and meet the requirements for obtaining an entry visa and residence permit for the Netherlands.
  • You do not hold a double nationality from an EU/EEA country or Switzerland.
  • You have completed or are in the process of completing your bachelor studies at UM with an average GPA of at least 8.0.
  • You are not older than 35 years of age on 1 September 2023.
  • You agree to become an UM ambassador during and after your studies, by committing to share your experiences during at least one (information) session for students and/or other stakeholders.
  • You have have been (conditionally) admitted to one of the participating master programmes at UM for the 2023-2024 academic year.

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The difference between the institutional and statutory tuition fee. Non-EU/EEA students who normally have to pay the institutional fee, now only need to pay the statutory tuition fee for the duration of the scholarship.


Step 1: Register for one of the participating master programmes at UM.

Step 2: Please fill in the application form, you need to log in with your UM account.

You can find the application form here (the application is closed, you can no longer apply for this scholarship). 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.

A reference letter.

The contact details of one referee.