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Brightlands Talent International Scholarships at Maastricht University Netherlands for 2022/2023

You are interested in pursuing an education in Netherlands. We are glad to inform you that Brightlands Talent International Scholarships is currently ongoing an application at Maastricht University. In this article, we will explain more about the scholarship, its worth, eligibility and application process.

Brightlands was formed by four innovation campuses in Limburg, Netherlands. The Brightlands campi bring together researchers, entrepreneurs, and students to establish and create international breakthroughs together in chemistry and materials, health, agrifood, data science and smart digital services.

The Brightlands Talent International Scholarships program offers four full coverage scholarships which include a tuition fee waiver and monthly stipend per academic year for a selected number of top-performing non-EU/EEA students with personal development potential that have been conditionally admitted to a master program connected to the Brightlands campi.

A compulsory component of the Brightlands Talent Scholarship is participating in the thesis-internship-program (TIP) which require scholarship candidates to write their thesis based on an internship at one of the firms at the respective Brightlands campus.

Maastricht University is a public research university in Maastricht, Netherlands. It was established in 1976 and it is the second youngest of the thirteen Dutch universities. In 2020, 21,085 students studied at the university, 55% of whom were foreign students, with more than 4,000 employees.

The university has three honors liberal arts colleges: University College Maastricht and the Maastricht Science Program in the same liberal arts tradition. The satellite University College Venlo opened in 2015. Maastricht University often rates as one of Europe’s leading universities.

Maastricht University has been rated in the top 300 universities in the world by five major ranking tables. The university was at 88th place in the Times Higher Education World Ranking in 2016, 127th as of 2020, and 4th among Young Universities (10th in 2020).

Amidst others, the university’s master’s program in International Business is rated 25, being in the top 25 of the best business programs in the world according to the Financial Times third-party source needed and its Law Faculty is rated in 3rd place within the European Union and 23rd all over the world by the Times Higher Education World Ranking for the 2021-2022 period.

Worth of Brightlands Talent International Scholarships

The Brightlands Talent International Scholarships covers Tuition fee and expenses.

Eligibility for Brightlands Talent International Scholarships        

  • To be qualified for Brightlands Talent International Scholarships, you must hold the nationality of a country outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland and meet the requirements for acquiring an entry visa and residence permit for the Netherlands.
  • Each candidate must have never participated in a degree-seeking higher education program in the Netherlands. However, scholars who have completed exchange program in the Netherlands are welcome to apply for Brightlands Talent International Scholarships.
  • Applicants must not hold a double nationality from an EU/EEA country or Switzerland or be eligible for the scholarship.
  • You must not be older than 35 years of age on 1 September 2022 to be qualified for the scholarship.
  • All candidate must have been conditionally admitted to the participating master program at the university for the 2022/2023 academic year.
  • Candidate must have also agree to become an active Brightlands and UM ambassador during and after his/her studies, by committing to share his/her experiences during at least one (information) session for students and/or other stakeholders.

How to Apply for Brightlands Talent International Scholarships

If you are interested in Brightlands Talent International Scholarships and you are eligible for the scholarship, visit the university’s official website to apply.

Application Deadline for Brightlands Talent International Scholarships

The application deadline for the scholarship is February 1, 2022.

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