The Holland Scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science as well as several Dutch research universities and universities of applied sciences.

For whom

This scholarship is meant for international students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who want to do their bachelor’s or master’s in the Netherlands. Are you ready for the chance of a lifetime?

Apply for the Holland Scholarship!

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The scholarship amounts to € 5,000. You will receive this in the first year of the program (Learning and Innovation Master’s – Christian Education Track’ (from 2019). Please note that this is not a full-tuition scholarship.

Application criteria

  • Your nationality is non-EEA.
  • You are applying for a full-time bachelor’s or master’s programme at one of the participating Dutch higher education institutions. 
  • You meet the specific requirements of the institution of your choice. You can find these on the website of the institution.
  • You do not have a degree from an education institution in the Netherlands.

How to apply?

All international students from non-EEA countries applying to the Master Christian Education program will be included in the selection procedure for the Holland Scholarships.

Applications for the 2018-2019 academic year will open in November 2017.
First deadline: 1 February 2018, second deadline: 1 May 2018.

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The Holland Scholarship is made possible by: