The Holland Government Scholarship is intended for international students from countries other than the European Economic Area (EEA) who wish to pursue a bachelor’s or master’s degree in the Netherlands.
The Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science, as well as several Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences, are funding this scholarship.
The scholarship is worth € 5,000. This will be given to you during your first year of studies. Please keep in mind that this isn’t a full-tuition scholarship.
This scholarship includes participation from 41 Dutch universities. You can apply to any of the 41 universities and study there. The Netherlands is an excellent study destination. There are over 2,100 English programs.
The Netherlands is an excellent choice for international students seeking a high-quality education in Europe.
The most important advantages for students are the low tuition fees and low living costs.
Research Schools in Netherlands Eligible for The Holland Government Scholarship
The list of Dutch research universities participating in the Holland Scholarship for the academic year 2023-2024 is provided below.
- Leiden University
- Utrecht University
- University of Groningen
- Erasmus University Rotterdam
- Maastricht University
- VU Amsterdam
- Radboud University
- Tilburg University
- Delft University of Technology
- Eindhoven University of Technology
- University of Twente
- Wageningen University
- Protestant Theological University
- Theological University Apeldoorn
- Theological University
Applied Sciences Universities in Netherlands Eligible for The Holland Government Scholarship
- Aeres University of Applied Sciences
- Amsterdam University of the Arts
- ArtEZ Institute of the Arts
- Breda University of Applied Sciences
- Codarts Rotterdam
- Driestar educatief
- Fontys University of Applied Sciences
- Gerrit Rietveld Academie (pdf, 400 kB)
- The Hague University of Applied Sciences
- Hanze University of Applied Sciences
- Hotelschool The Hague
- Royal Academy of Art, The Hague
- Inholland University of Applied Sciences
- Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences
- HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht
- Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences
- HAN University of Applied Sciences
- HKU University of Applied Sciences
- HZ University of Applied Sciences
- Saxion University of Applied Sciences
- NHL Stenden University of Applied Sciences
- Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences
- Zuyd University of Applied Sciences
- You are not an EEA national.
- You are applying for a full-time bachelor’s or master’s degree program at one of the participating Dutch universities.
- You meet the specific requirements of your preferred institution. These are available on the institution’s website.
- You do not hold a degree from a Dutch educational institution.
Scholarship Application Deadline
On November 1, 2022, the application period for the academic year 2023-2024 will open. The application deadline is either 1 February 2023 or 1 May 2023. Please confirm the correct deadline by visiting the website of the institution of your choice.