Every year, a number of scholarships are awarded within the Radboud Scholarship Program in Netherlands for the duration of one of the English taught Master’s degree program (with the exception of Erasmus Mundus Master’s program and joint-degree Master’s program). The Radboud Scholarship Program in Netherlands is a selective scholarship program. It also offer talented, highly motivated, non-EEA students with excellent study that gives the opportunity to be awarded a scholarship for a complete English-taught Radboud University Master’s degree program.
This Scholarship cannot be combined with the Radboud Encouragement Scholarship, Orange Tulip Scholarship, Fulbright-Radboud Scholarship or Holland Scholarship. Candidates can also apply for more than one scholarship, but only one will be granted.
For 2022/2023, a maximum of 37 Radboud Scholarships are available: Nijmegen School of Management (3), Faculty of Arts (2), Theology and Religious Studies (1), Faculty of Law (14), Faculty of Social Sciences (2), Faculty of Medical Sciences (7), Faculty of Philosophy, Faculty of Science (8).
Worth of Radboud Scholarship Program in Netherlands
- The Scholarship will lessen your tuition fee to € 2,209. For example: a grant holder in 2022/2023 will pay a tuition fee of only €2,209 instead of €16,000.
- The Radboud Scholarship Program in Netherlands also covers the costs for visa, health insurance and liability insurance with residence permit for your stay in the Netherlands. In case you are selected as a scholarship beneficiary and you get admitted to a two-year Master’s program to qualify for the grant again for the second year, you must have excel in all courses in the first year.
Eligibility for Radboud Scholarship Program in Netherlands
- Candidate should hold a non-EU/EEA passport.
- You will not be qualified for the lower EEA tuition fee for other reasons.
- Applicants for the Radboud Scholarship Program in Netherlands must have or be willing to get a Bachelor’s degree achieved outside the Netherlands, have no degrees achieved in the Netherlands and did not receive any previous education in the Netherlands (exchange program excluded, provided that they are part of the bachelor degree achieved outside the Netherlands).
- Candidates must meet the English language proficiency requirement for the Master’s program of choice.
- Each candidate must have been fully admitted to the English-taught Master’s degree program starting 1 September 2022 as stated in the formal letter of admission.
- Applicants for the Radboud Scholarship Program in Netherlands must obey the conditions for getting a visa for the Netherlands.
- Each candidate are enrolled at Radboud University as a full-time student for the academic year and Master’s degree program for which the scholarship will be awarded.
- Candidate should have an outstanding study results in present field of study, for example through test scores, grades, publications.
- Relevancy of your previous degree to the master’s program.
- You also need the ranking of the university where you obtained your previous degree(s) to be qualified for the scholarship.
- To be eligible for the Radboud Scholarship Program in Netherlands, you need the quality and relevance of your motivation letter for the Master’s program.
How to apply for Radboud Scholarship Program in Netherlands
Applicants can apply by indicating during application for admission for a Master’s program in the OSIRIS Application system that he/she wish to apply for a Radboud Scholarship. You will then be asked to upload three additional documents which includes two reference letters and a curriculum vitae. However, If you already uploaded these documents for the Master’s program application, you can upload the same documents again for your scholarship application.
Please note that the selection for the scholarship and the admission to the Master’s programme are two separate processes: admission to the Master’s program does not implicit selection for the scholarship.
Each candidate must have completed his/her application in the online OSIRIS Application system on 28 February 2022 23:59 CEST at the latest. Please you need to also note that incomplete applications will not be considered for the Radboud Scholarship selection.
Furthermore, an incomplete application means that some information and documents are missing. Hence, you are advised to submit your application in the online OSIRIS Application early February 2022 at the latest so that the Admissions Office will have enough time to review your application and inform you in case it is incomplete. We also recommend you hand in your proof of English proficiency before the deadline of 28 February 2022.
Applicants will be informed about the final decision by department Student Life and International Mobility according to your application for a Radboud Scholarship before mid-April 2022 (date subject to change).
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