Funding & Scholarships
To study abroad can be expensive. Lucky for you TU Delft offers several study and research grants for which you can apply when going abroad. Find all the information you need below or find a study or research grant yourself via the website from Nuffic.
Every Monday between 12:45 and 13:30 in the Aula Hall, you can visit the ‘scholarship table’ for information on the financial support available to study abroad or to do an internship in another country.
Employees of TU Delft Mobility team and Delft University Funds can advise you on a variety of scholarships and funding options, about the application procedures, and answer questions about your study, internship, thesis and short stay abroad.
The scholarships appearing below are either:
- funded from TU Delft’s internal resources;
- Education and Student Affairs manages the available budget or;
- Education and Student Affairs is in charge of shortlisting candidates.
The IDEA League daily offers students of its five partner universities over 180 scholarships. The partner universities are: Politecnico di Milano, Chalmers, RWTH Aachen, ETH Zürich en TU Delft.READ MORE
When you are going to study abroad at a partner university of TU Delft outside of Europe, you can apply for the STIR Fund. You will once receive an allowance of €400 to accommodate you in the extra expenses you will encounter.READ MORE
Are you going to study abroad at one of the partner universities of the TU Delft within the EU? Then you are entitled to receive an Erasmus+ scholarship. Depending on your destination you will receive a monthly allowance between €240 - €360.READ MORE
TU Delft | Global Initiative
TU Delft | Global Initiative is the platform, portal and booster of science and technology for global sustainable development at TU Delft. Through this initiative scientists from TU Delft use their expertise to find concrete solutions for worldwide problems. For MSc students performing a multidisciplinary research project (for 6 weeks or more) in low and middle income countries contributing to solving the Sustainable Development Goals, TU Delft | Global Initiative offers support of max. € 500,- per team.READ MORE
When you are interested in studying, researching or doing an internship abroad outside the European Economic Area -EU and Lichtenstein, Iceland and Norway- you can apply for a Holland Scholarship. 48 scholarships are available in the academic year 2019-2020.READ MORE
International Internship Fund
Will you do your internship abroad and is your internship income less than €1.000 net per month? Apply for the International Internship Fund, keeping in mind that your internship needs to yield at least 10 ECTS.READ MORE
Erasmus+ Traineeship Grant
When you are going abroad to do an internship at a company, educational institution, university, research facility or other organization within Europe, you can apply for a Erasmus+ Traineeship Grant. Depending on your destination you are entitled to receive between €270 - €390 per month.READ MORE
The University Fund offers several scholarships to students going abroad for their graduation, a presentation during a congress, an international competition or internship and, finally, to accommodate the extra expenses. These scholarships and grants usually revolve around certain topics or themes. Check their webpage for more info on the conditions and how to apply.READ MORE
Would you like to do a Research Internship or a Graduation Assignment into “Heart and Vascular disease” at another University in the Netherlands or abroad? The Heart Foundation is offering a scholarship to the amount of € 3000. More information can be requested at the Education Service Centre via email firstname.lastname@example.org.READ MORE
The VSBfonds grant offers Dutch students financial support when going abroad after finishing their bachelor or master studies. So when you decide to continue your studies or research abroad you can apply for the VSBfonds. The VSBfonds has made several grants available for TU Delft students, whom are involved with their environment and want to continue their development. Application deadline is 1 March 2019.READ MORE
The scholarships appearing below are independently administered by the relevant scholarship body. This list is not meant to be a comprehensive list of externally funded scholarship options. For more information please use one of the scholarship browsers available.
DIA-Stipendium of the Duitslanddesk
This scholarship is for students and young researchers from the Netherlands who are planning to go to Germany. It consists of a financial aid of 1.900 to 2.300 euros for a maximum of one semester. It can be combined with the Erasmus-scholarship. For researchers the scholarship will be given voor a period of at least three months. The deadline to apply is 1 July.READ MORE
StuD is the employment agency for TU Delft students. It is a non-profit organisation which invests its profits into funds for TU Delft students. They specifically support students who go abroad for projects relating to sustainability, entrepreneurship or social issues. No study trips or internships abroad.READ MORE
StuD Studentenuitzendbureau and Fundatie Vrijvrouwe van Renswoude Delft
StuD Studentenuitzendbureau and Fundatie Vrijvrouwe van Renswoude Delft offer scholarships up to € 2.500 for gifted students from Delft University of Technology or Polytechnics planning to do a project in the framework of their BSc or MSc program, focussed on either innovative, sustainable or societal relevant topics also including other opportunities such as scholarships for a study abroad.READ MORE
The Fulbright Program is a world-wide bilateral grant program for students and scholars and is active in over 160 countries. In the Netherlands, the Fulbright Center manages the program. The Fulbright Center offers approximately 10 grants each year of $25,000 for Dutch students to study at graduate level (Master or in some cases research) at an American university. The deadline for application is in January for grants for the next academic year. There are also grants for Dutch PhD students and scholars. For more information, please see www.fulbright.nl.READ MORE
Students 4 Sustainability
The foundation Students4Sustainability (S4S) is a student organisation with the goal of motivating students to apply innovative technologies in real life, thus facilitating the transition to a more sustainable world. With 100% of the money received from donations, S4S offers financial support to technical projects in developing countries. The funding is meant for any TU Delft student (BSc/MSc) willing to set up such a project abroad. The sponsorship only covers material costs.READ MORE
The Institut Français des Pays-Bas
The Institut Français des Pays-Bas offers several scholarships for students enrolled in Dutch higher education wishing to follow a master's degree in France in 2019-2020.READ MORE
Nuffic offers you an overview of more than 200 scholarships and grants for students that travel abroad for study, internship or research purposes. As a TU Delft student you can apply for these grants even though they aren't directly connected to the TU Delft.READ MORE
European Funding Guide
The European Funding Guide works with an algorithm that shows student only the scholarships, bonusses and awards that fit their profile. The 12.000 programmes cover several issues where students might need (financial) support. This could be living expences and college fees but also extra costs for a semester abroad, language courses and the costs of scientific projects.READ MORE