Maastricht University Holland-High Potential Scholarship 2023 [Fully Funded]

Applications are invited from suitably qualified international students for the Maastricht University Holland-High Potential Scholarship program for highly talented students who have been admitted to a master’s degree program at University of Maastricht and want to follow a full course in the Netherlands.

The scholarship consists of both the High Potential Scholarship (funded by the Maastricht University Scholarship Fund) and the Holland Scholarship, which is funded by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science in collaboration with Dutch universities and colleges.

Scholarship sponsor(s): Maastricht University and Dutch government

Type of scholarship: Full financing

Host institution(s): Maastricht University (UM), Netherlands

Scholarship worth: Up to €30,000

Number of awards: 24

Study level: masters

Nationality: International students

See also: Dutch Scholarships 2023 – Fully Funded Scholarships

Maastricht University Holland-High Potential Scholarship 2023 | Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Holland-High Potential Scholarship 2023, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • You have the nationality of a country outside the EU/EEA, Switzerland or Suriname and you meet the requirements for obtaining an entry visa and residence permit for the Netherlands.
  • You do not have dual nationality from an EU/EEA country.
  • You have applied for admission to a participating full-time master’s program at Maastricht University for the 2023-2024 academic year.
  • You meet the specific admission requirements of the UM master’s program for which you have applied.
  • You have never participated in an MBO course in higher education in the Netherlands. Students who have completed exchange programs in the Netherlands can apply.
  • You are not older than 35 years on 1 September 2023.
  • You have achieved excellent results during your previous education, as evidenced by your last grade list or certified by academic excellence. If multiple applicants are equally qualified, UM will give preference to applicants whose academic transcript or certified letter of academic excellence demonstrates that they are among the top 5% of scholarship applicants for 2023-2024.

Application procedures

How to apply: Interested applicants for the Maastricht University Holland-High Potential Scholarship 2023 should follow the steps below:

  • Step 1: Register for one of the participating master’s programs at UM. For more information about how to register for a master’s degree program at UM, see the webpage of your future degree programme. After submitting your application via Study link, you will receive a student number for UM. You will need a student number to complete and submit the scholarship application form (see step 2 below).
  • Step 2: Fill in the . in application form. Registration is only possible via the application form. Upload all required documents

Document requirements:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Motivation letter
  • Proof of academic excellence
  • Personal overview of financial needs
  • A reference letter
  • Referee contact details

Application deadline: February 1, 2023

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