• Tuesday, November 23, 2021

  • CUI

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The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

The University of Amsterdam is ambitious, creative and committed a leader in international science and a partner in innovation, the UvA has been inspiring generations since 1632.

Course Level: Master’s Degree

Level/Field(s) of study: Eligible Master’s Degree programme offered by the following Faculties: · Child Development and Education

· Communication

· Economics and Business

· Humanities

· Law

· Medicine

· Psychology

· Science

· Social Sciences

Grants: Depending on the faculty, the scholarship can vary between €2,000 – €25,000. The Amsterdam Merit Scholarship can sometimes be supplemented with the Holland Scholarship, of which the University of Amsterdam is a participating member.

Eligibility: Students who hold a non-EU/EEA passport and have applied for a degree programme at the University of Amsterdam may submit an application for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

Please read the specific eligibility criteria of each faculty (links to faculty pages found below).

Deadline: 15 Jan 2022 (annual)

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