Holland Scholarship

The Holland Scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences. Part of the scholarships  are meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who wish to study in Holland. The EEA consists of the EU countries and Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

Number of scholarships 5 to 6 per faculty
Eligibility Excellent applicants from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who have been (conditionally) admitted to one of the 2-year Regular TU Delft’s MSc programmes with a bachelor’s degree from an internationally renowned university outside The Netherlands
Application deadline 1 February 2020 (23:59 CET)
Extent of Scholarship € 5.000 in the first academic year for Non EEA students, as contribution to living expenses for a TU Delft MSc programme based on the statutory fee or institutional rate, according to the registered nationality.

A candidate can be awarded multiple Holland Scholarships, based on merit, to a maximum of 3 (€15.000).


The Holland Scholarship can be also combined with a TU Delft Excellence Scholarship and Sub-Saharan Excellence Scholarship.
More information would be provided to the awarded students with any of those scholarships.

Procedure Check if you're eligible for this scholarship
Complete your MSc application (check the admission requirements)

In addition to all the regular documents for a MSc programme application:

Upload two reference letters (in one PDF document, check admission requirements)

NO extra application form is needed to be considered for this scholarship.

Please note that Non-EU/EFTA students must include their English test with their application (if required). EU/EFTA students can submit this document in a later stage according to the Admission instructions.

Only students meeting this deadline who have been (conditionally) admitted to one of the MSc programmes of TU Delft could be considered for these scholarships.
Granting Only students who have been granted a scholarship will be informed by TU Delft via email between the end of March 2020 and May 2020. Please notice that this is an ongoing process.

Receiving the scholarship is conditional on the student fulfilling all admission criteria.
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