Erasmus University Holland Scholarship 2018, Netherlands

Publish Date: Nov 02, 2017

Deadline: Feb 01, 2018

Holland Scholarship Erasmus University

The Holland Scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences. The scholarship is meant for prospective international bachelor and master students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in Holland. The EEA consists of the EU countries and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

Terms and conditions

  • The applicant’s nationality is non-EEA
  • The applicant has never before studied at an educational institution in the Netherlands
  • Must be selected for one of the following programmes:
    • Bachelor International Econometrics and Operational ResearchBachelor International Economics and Business Economics
    • Bachelor BSc² Econometrics/Economics

Or admitted for one of the following programmes:

    • Master Accounting, Auditing and Control
    • Master Econometrics and Management Science
    • Master Economics and Business
  • Must have achieved excellent study results during his/her prior education. This means an average final result of at least grade 8.5 (or the equivalent) on a grading scale of 1-10, during their prior education. For these purposes, prior education means:
    • for prospective bachelor students: secondary education
    • for prospective master students: the previous bachelor study
  • Must send in a complete bachelor or master application before 1 February 2018
  • Must be able to demonstrate the reason why this scholarship will enlarge your opportunity to study at Erasmus School of Economics by including detailed financial information (including supporting bank statements) to prove your ability to support yourself for the remaining tuition fee, the living expenses and health insurance;
  • If the applicant is a prospective bachelor student, he/she must participate in the mathematics test in either February or March 2018 if he/she is found math deficient during the bachelor application procedure;
  • The applicant must have completed his/her visa application before 15 May 2018. The visa application procedure consists of transferring the required tuition fee, living costs and immigration costs. For more information on the exact details, please see the immigration procedures for prospective students.
  • Erasmus School of Economics reserves the right to withdraw the offer for the Holland Scholarship Programme if the applicant fails to comply with the above mentioned terms and conditions.

Scholarship Conditions

The scholarship will only be rewarded when the applicant will start with the same programme for which he/she has applied and for which the applicant has received admission. Switching programmes after being awarded a scholarship is not a possibility.

Amount and payment

The scholarship amount of € 5,000 will be received by the student in their first year of studies in two separate payments: November 2018 and February 2019. The Holland Scholarship cannot be used as a reduction on tuition fee but can be used as part of the required money deposit for the visa procedure (living costs).

Application procedure

The application procedure for prospective students who wish to apply for the Holland Scholarship is as follows:

  • The application period is from 1 November 2017 until 1 February 2018 for prospective students.
  • The applicant needs to send an email to with the following documents:
    • Personal statement
    • Financial document
    • Certified GPA statement confirming your obtained GPA in your prior education (only applicable for prospective students)

All applications will be reviewed after 1 February 2018. The nominations for prospective students will be announced before 1 April 2018. All applicants need to take into account that the different options of financial support offered by Erasmus School of Economics are limited. Therefore students will not receive more than 1 scholarship/waiver. A combination of multiple scholarships will not be awarded.

For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.

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