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Amsterdam Finance Excellence Scholarship (AFES), University of Amsterdam, Netherlands


February 01, 2016


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Amsterdam Finance Excellence Scholarship (AFES) - non EU

This prestigious new scholarship programme has recently been launched targeting exceptionally talented Bachelor/Master’s students with work experience in the financial field from outside Europe. The Amsterdam Finance Excellence Scholarship (AFES) is a waiver of €7,500 for one academic year.

Who is eligible?

1.  You have submitted a complete application and meet the admission criteria of one of the Master in International Finance programme.

2. You have a grade point average (GPA) corresponding to the top 15% of students from your graduating class.

3. You are able to comply with the conditions to obtain a Dutch visa (if applicable).

Selection is on the basis of academic excellence, work experience ambition and the relevance of the selected Master’s programme to a student’s future career.  This scholarship cannot be combined with other discounts like the Early-Bird discount. You have to indicate on your application form that you wish to apply for it. The Master in International Finance programme will award up to 2 of these scholarships annually.

The deadline for applications is 1 February 2016 (for start in September 2016).

Application forms

To apply to the Master in International FInance programme, we ask you to assemble and prepare a variety of materials that will help us assess your qualifications. All materials must be submitted via email to by the application deadline.

The application needs to be completed together with the following required documents:

  • Scan of your Passport   
  • Curriculum Vitae   
  • Scan diplomas and transcripts (grade list)  
  • Motivation letter
  • A copy or scan of your IELTS or TOEFL test results. You can be exempted from this requirement see admissions requirements.
  • Full-time Applicants: A copy or scan of your GMAT/GRE score report
  • Part-time Applicants: The Intellectual Capacity Test
  • Two recommendation letters (see second button below)

Eligible Countries
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Publish Date
September 09, 2015


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