€5,000 Talent Grants Master Program Theology & Religious Studies in Netherlands

The University of Groningen is offering Talent Grants Master program in Theology & Religious Studies to study in the Netherlands.

These grants are available for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA).



Scholarships Number and Award:

The grant is € 5.000, – and is awarded for a 1 year Master’s degree programme in Theology and Religious Studies.


Education Level & Subject:

Grants are available to pursue Master (MSc/MA/LL.M.) degree programs. Grants are awarded in the fields of Theology and Religious Studies (research), Religion, Conflict and Globalization MA, Religion and Pluralism MA, Religion and Cultural Heritage MA, Religion, Health and Wellbeing MA.



-Grants are available for students from the following countries: check available countries list here

-Hold a non-EU/EEA passport and will not be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans (” Studiefinanciering “)

-Have obtained conditional admission to one of the three MA tracks in Theology and Religious Studies;

-Have excellent academic performance and grades during their bachelor/ undergraduate studies;

-Not have already obtained a master’s degree from an educational institution in the Netherlands;

-Have excellent English language proficiency, in accordance with the admission requirements of the program;

-Be available for the whole period of the programme and be able to take part in the entire programme;

-Confirm in writing their agreement with the of the grant when awarded with the Talent Grant.

Students must have excellent English language proficiency, in accordance with the admission requirements of the program.


Required Documents:

Add the following documents with the application form:

-Copy of your University of Groningen (conditional) admission letter to the MA Theology and Religious Studies programme from the Admission Board;

-Recommendation letter by a Ph.D. or Professor from your current/last degree programme;

-Transcript of Records from your current/last degree programme;

-Letter of motivation (in Word) of a maximum of 500 words, in which you indicate why you believe you should be considered for this grant;

-Curriculum Vitae.


How to Apply:

To apply for the Talent Grant, you should fill in the application formPlease send the form and documents to thrs.prospectives@rug.nl



March 1, You can apply for the scholarship only after you have received an admission offer from the University of Groningen for one of the four MA tracks of Theology and Religious Studies.


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