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Application Update for Utrecht Excellence Scholarships 2023-2024


    Applications from qualified international students are invited to apply for the Utrecht Excellence Scholarships 2023-2024 at Utrecht University, Netherlands. The excellence of Utrecht Scholarships for international students will be awarded to students with an academic record of excellence, who wish to undertake postgraduate studies at the university.

    This scholarship in the Netherlands awarded for the duration of the study program, which is one or two years depending on the study program. The scholarship can only be renewed for the second year if the student demonstrates satisfactory academic performance and progress towards the degree.

    Scholarship Sponsors: University of Utrecht

    Host institutions: University of Utrecht

    Scholarship Worth: Tuition fees, 11,000 euros living expenses

    Number of awards: 20-25

    level of education: Teachers


    Nationality: International Students

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    Utrecht Excellence Scholarships 2023 | Eligibility criteria

    • You must be in the top 10% of your graduating class.
    • You must not hold an EU/EEA passport and not be eligible for support under the Dutch scholarship and study loan system.
    • You must have completed your secondary school and/or degree outside the Netherlands.
    • You must have applied to an international postgraduate program with a start date of 1 September 2023. Not all programs are participating. Please check postgraduate programme > Tuition fees and financial support to see if the Utrecht Excellence Scholarship is listed as a scholarship opportunity.

    Selection Criteria

    • Academic excellence and promise in the proposed field of study.
    • Academic quality and results of previous qualifications as evidenced by evidence of being in the top 10% of the class, grades, test scores, writing sample, letters of recommendation.
    • The quality and relevance of the letter of motivation for the graduate program (academic content, intercultural and communication skills, personal motivation).
    • The quality of the application for the postgraduate program itself (completeness, accuracy, consistency).

    Application Procedures

    How to apply: Eligible applicants for the Utrecht Excellence Scholarship Program must apply (or applications) for an eligible UES Master’s program before the stated deadline, non-EU/EEA students will have the opportunity to apply for a Utrecht Excellence Scholarship from 1 November 2022. You will see the UES applications in your OSIRIS Online Application account dashboard. click view/edit for the UES linked (related process) to the program you wish to apply for, upload the required proof of being in the top 10% of your class, answer the questions and submit the application.

    Document Requirements:

    • Proof that you are in the top 10% of your graduating class, which will be evidenced by an official document proving that you are in the top 10% of your class. Such documents as a statement signed and stamped by your institution, letter of recommendation, class rank certificate, etc.

    Application deadline: 31 January 2023 (23:59 CET)

    More details on the Official Website


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