Scholarships are very popular nowadays and a subject considered by nearly every student who decides to study abroad. In the following sections we have summarised the most recent and essential information about scholarship opportunities for international students in the Netherlands.
1. Our World Citizen Talent Scholarship
For 54 ambitious young people, their lucky year starts here. Our
World Citizen Talent Scholarship enables them to take a bachelor programme of their choice at The Hague University of Applied Sciences.
2. Orange Tulip Scholarshop (OTS) Programme
The Orange Tulip Scholarship Programme was first launched in China in 2008 and now also runs in Brazil, Indonesia, Korea, Mexico and Russia. The programme is a collection of scholarships offered by Dutch higher education institutions, multinationals and government institutes. The scholarships are managed and promoted by the Nuffic Neso offices in the participating countries. The Hague University of Applied Sciences participates in all of the below mentioned OTS programmes.
3. Scholarship programme for Brazilian students
Science without Borders (SWB) is a Brazilian Government scholarship programme which aims to send 101,000 Brazilian students on undergraduate sandwich courses, PhD sandwich courses, and full PhDs to study in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and creative industries at top universities around the world.
The Hague University of Applied Sciences participates in this project and offers a range of programmes in the Science without Borders priority fields and welcomes Brazilian undergraduate students in programmes like
Process & Food Technology,
Industrial Design Engineering and
ICT & Media.
Brazilian students who received a SWB scholarship can apply for enrolment to the programme of their choice at a Dutch institution
as of January 2015. Exact applications dates will be confirmed by Science Without Borders soon
For questions about the Science without Borders scholarship, eligibility, allowances and other related matters please have a look
www.swbholland.org/pt/ or contact Neso Brazil via T: +55 (61) 3041 6094 E:
For questions regarding our programmes, admission procedures and other The Hague University of Applied Sciences related matters, please contact our International Office via
4. Scholarships in your home country
If you’re an international student it’s worth checking out if any scholarships are available in your home country. For example, American students can apply for a
Fulbright scholarship and there is an EU-South Africa Scholarship programme for South African students. Your country may offer similar grants. For more information or application forms contact your local Dutch embassy - or ask your present college or university if you are coming here for a bachelor programme.
www.grantfinder.nl also has some useful information on scholarships.
Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education (Nuffic) offers a variety of additional scholarships for students from all over the world.
Erasmus Mundus is a new European Commission programme that aims to improve the quality of European higher education and encourage co-operation with countries outside the EU.
This website offers a centralized European platform for information about all scholarships offered for study in Europe. The database lists more than 700 different scholarships and grants amounting to an estimated yearly average of € 15.6 billion in funding.
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