Our World Citizen Talent Scholarship
Prove you’re a global citizen by applying for our Talent Scholarship
scholarships to students who would like to start their Master programme during the academic year 2016-2017. At
€ 5,000 each, the scholarships covers a large sum of the university’s tuition fee and will only be awarded
once. The scholarship is a tuition fee waiver of € 5000.
eligible to apply for one of these scholarships if:
- You have not studied at any programmes of The Hague University of Applied Sciences before
- You have fully completed the scholarship application form
- You have been provisionally accepted as a student on or before 31 March
- You have written an essay, as explained below (deadline 31 March)
Are you a world citizen?
We are seeking young, intelligent, talented and ambitious people who view themselves as
citizens of the world. If this sounds like you and the conditions listed above apply to you, all you need to do is complete the
application form and
write an essay of 950 to 1100 words that would convince us to provide you with a scholarship.
In the essay, describe your
cultural background and explain
how you can contribute to the
multicultural beehive that is The Hague University of Applied Sciences.
Our university is an
educational united nations of
150 nationalities, where everyone speaks English. You will be taught by both local and
international lecturers who have an easy way of interacting with the students. The social contact among the students also makes for an enriching study period.
The Hague is the perfect home for our university, it is a very international city which deserves its title - The International City of Peace & Justice. The vibrant seaside resort of Scheveningen, historic city centre and international diplomatic community all add
to its international atmosphere. We know from experience that young people of every origin, colour and creed find both The Hague and The Hague University of Applied Sciences stimulating and inspiring.
When you are writing your essay, try picturing
yourself as a member of this community. The university has appointed a committee to judge all essays, which should be submitted before
31 March 2016. The judges will select the 2 students whose essays will have impressed them most and reward them with a scholarship. The decision of the jury will be
By submitting your essay, you are giving us the right to publish it, if we so wish. We will also expect the lucky winners to help us with evaluations, and developments regarding the internationalization of our institute. We’re sure you’ll agree that this is a small price to pay for getting an education that will open up avenues to an interesting and successful career in a field of your choice.
If you have any questions before you apply, please send an email to
Please note that allocation of these scholarships, is only possible after you
have been conditionally accepted
The scholarship application process
Step 1 - First apply to the Master programme of your choice
Step 2 - Write an essay: When writing your essay, try picturing yourself as a member of this community. In the essay, describe your cultural background and explain why and how you can contribute to the multinational, multicultural beehive that is The Hague University of Applied Sciences. Check the essay guidelines before you start writing.
Step 3 - Submit your essay by completing the
scholarship application form before 31 March 2016.