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University of Utrecht Excellence Scholarship 2019

The Utrecht University is currently receiving applications for a Masters degree scholarship at the institution. The Utrecht Excellence Scholarship is one of the most prestigious scholarships in the school.

Awards are based on academic excellence amongst other factors. It is highly competitive

About the Institution-

The school was founded in 1636 and is one of the best schools in Europe in terms of research. At least about 1,500 international students are admitted each year. So this is home for foreign nationals. The school also adheres to a strict code of conduct. You can find that on their website

Scholarship Summary

  • Course Level:    Master’s Degree program
  • Eligible Nationals:    International students,  Non -EU/EEA
  • Host Institution: Utrecht  University
  • Location:  Netherlands (Holland)
  • Application deadline: February 1, 2019
  • Course start date: September 2019

The Scholarship Value

The Scholarships are awarded and received as either Tuition fees or Tuition plus 11.000 euro living expenses. Be informed that the scholarship is not fully funded therefore awardees might have to seek additional funding from elsewhere

Level & Fields of Study Covered

The scholarship is awarded for any eligible Master’s Degree course at the school. It is tenable for one- two years depending on the duration of the Master’s degree course. However, note that the scholarship will only be renewed for the second years if the student can show proof of significant improvement in studies.

Eligibility Criteria for the Utrecht ExcellenceScholarship

To be eligible to apply for the scholarships, prospective applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be a non-EU/EEA student. You must also not be eligible for study grants and loans under the Dutch system
  • Must have completed your secondary school and/or Bachelors degree outside Holland
  • Must be graduating or have graduated among the top 10% of your class
  • You must have applied for a Masters degree program in the school. And this Degree program must be due to start September 1, 2019. You can find the list of eligible programmes at> master’s programme> Tuition fees and financial

Other Criteria

  1. You must present your application in a high-quality standard in terms of consistency, accuracy, and completeness
  2. Applicant must show and demonstrate a promise in academic excellence
  3. Mus show proof of being among the top 10% of the class. You must also provide evidence of test scores, and letters of recommendation
  4. Must present a high-quality motivation letter for the Degree programme

 How to Submit an Application

You must first submit an application to the school for the Master’s programme. Then apply for the Utrecht Excellence Scholarship by logging into Osiris Online Application input your username and password and click on the new user. upload the following

  • An official letter/document issued by your school that proves that you were among the graduating top 10% in your class. This should be stamped by the school.

Deadline for submission is February 1,

For further details of the scholarship, visit their official  Scholarship Page to get the complete information on the program and application process



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