Utrecht Excellence Scholarships at Utrecht University in Netherlands 2018

Utrecht University is offering Utrecht Excellence Scholarships to pursue master degree for international students. Scholarships Number is up to 25 for academic year 2018-2019.



Scholarships Number and Award:

20-25 scholarships will be available for 2018-2019, distributed across the 6 Graduate Schools.

The Utrecht Excellence scholarship can be awarded as: tuition fees or tuition fees plus 11.000 euro living expenses.


Education Level & Subject:

Scholarships are available for pursuing master programme which offered by the University.



To be eligible for an Utrecht Excellence Scholarship, you must

-Belong to the top 10% of your graduating class

-Hold a non-EU/EEA passport and not be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans

-Have completed your secondary school and/or Bachelor degree outside the Netherlands

-Have applied for an international master’s programme with a start date of September 1, 2018. Not all programmes participate, please check www.uu.nl/masters > master’s programme > Tuition fees and financial support to see if the Utrecht Excellence Scholarship is mentioned as a scholarship opportunity.


Required Documents:

After submitting an application for the Master’s programme, non-EU/EEA students will have the option to submit an application for an Utrecht Excellence Scholarship.

You will need to upload the following document:

Proof of belonging to the top 10% of your graduating class: an official document issued by your university that proves you are among the top 10% of your graduating class, such as a statement signed and stamped by your University, a reference letter, a class ranking certificate, etc.

Please note that students starting their programme in February are not eligible for the Utrecht Excellence Scholarships.

1. Submit an application for a Master’s programme; if you do not do this first, your UES application will simply be deleted.

2. After submitting an application for a Master’s programme, you can go to Osiris Online Application.

3. Log in with your Osiris username and password.

4. Click on the link ‘New application’.

5. Answer the UES questions and upload the requested document(s).

6. Submit your application.


How to Apply:

Applicants can apply on www.osiris.universiteitutrecht.nl



1 February 2018 (annual)


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