University of Amsterdam Scholarships for International Students 2022-2023
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University of Amsterdam Scholarships for International Students 2022-2023:
You can study in University of Amsterdam on fully funded scholarship. University of Amsterdam Scholarships for Postgraduate and Undergraduate Courses.
The University of Amsterdam (UvA) aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. For that reason, it has established several University of Amsterdam scholarships specifically designed to offer talented and motivated international students the opportunity to pursue a degree at the UvA.
At the Amsterdam Business School, They guarantee scientific research and business and management education that has societal impact and high quality. They offer an inspiring and leading internationally-oriented academic community with a strong believe in key values like open mindedness, independence, critical thinking, balancing our entrepreneurial attitude with corporate engagement and social responsibility. They take their learners seriously and are committed to encourage them to develop their professional and personal capacities to their full potential, aiming for excellence.
The Academic Medical Centre of the Universiteit van Amsterdam is offering the University of Amsterdam Scholarships. The scholarship is only available for outstanding non-EU/EEA students who are studying in one of the (Master's) programs of the Faculty of Medicine. The University of Amsterdam Scholarships will only award applicants with excellent study results and motivation. Universiteit van Amsterdam is funding this scholarship.
Degree Level: Masters Program.
Funding: Please note that the scholarship cannot be used as a (partial) tuition waiver. The applicant must still pay the full amount of tuition. The scholarship consists of € 4,000 or a proportional amount if you start the programme in February.
Eligibility Criteria: You are elegible for the AMS scholarship if:
- you hold non-EU/EEA passport;
- you are not be entitled to receive a Dutch study grant or loan ("Studiefinanciering");
- you are not be eligible to pay the reduced tuition fee rate for EEA students at the UvA;
- you do not receive a full coverage scholarship for the same period of study as the Amsterdam Scholarships
- you have been (or will be) admitted to the (Master’s) programme of Medical Informatics at the AMC -UvA.
How to apply:
Applicants wishing to apply for University of Amsterdam scholarships should upload their application to the International Office via the Digital Student Service Desk. Only serious applications will be taken into consideration.
Applications for University of Amsterdam scholarships for the Master’s program Medical Informatics should be submitted before June 1 (start in September) or November 1 (start in February).
The Letje Lips University of Amsterdam Scholarships (LLAMS) is a full scholarship (amount for 2021-2022: €25,000). Scholarship recipients form a select community, taking part, for example, in extracurricular activities developed especially for them.
The Letje Lips University of Amsterdam Scholarships will be awarded to students from a non-privileged background who wish to use this international programme to better themselves and who show a passion for the development of a just, inclusive and multicultural world. There are approximately five scholarships available for applicants of a Master's programme at the Graduate School of Humanities.
- You hold a non-EU/EEA passport and are not eligible for the statutory tuition fees.
- You are applying to a Master's programme at the UvA for the first time. Scholarships will not be awarded to candidates who are applying to a second Master's programme at the UvA.
- You meet the entry requirements of the Master's programme, including the English language requirements.
- You have not been granted another scholarship in addition to the LLAMS. Please notify the Admissions Office of the Graduate School of Humanities if you have been awarded other University of Amsterdam scholarships.
- You are applying for a Master's programme offered by the Graduate School of Humanities (regular, dual or research) that does not have interviews as part of the admissions procedure. This means you are not eligible for a scholarship if you are applying for one of the following programmes: Art and Performance Research Studies, Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage, Curating Art and Cultures, Heritage and Memory Studies, International Dramaturgy, Latin American Studies, Museum Studies, and the Dutch-taught programmes Documentaire en fictie, Educatie en communicatie (Duits, Engels, Frans, Nederlands), Journalistiek en media, Nederlands als tweede taal en meertaligheid and Publieksgeschiedenis.
As of 2021, the University of Amsterdam Scholarships programme has been named after Letje Lips, who was the internationalisation coordinator at the UvA’s Faculty of Humanities for many years. In line with the values that Letje championed during her life, the LLAMS aims to increase the international perspective of the faculty and achieve a more diverse student intake. The programme offers students from outside the EEA the opportunity to pursue a Master’s degree, which they wouldn’t be able to do without financial support.
How to apply
You will need to submit a scholarship application parallel to your Master's application. The Master's application and the scholarship application will be reviewed by different committees. Submit your scholarship application and Master's application by completing the following steps:
- Start with your application for a Master's programme. For instructions on how to apply for a Master's programme, please go to Application;
In your MyInfo application form, you will find the option ‘apply for a scholarship’. Tick this box and submit the (complete) application form before the deadline.
- Download the scholarship application form below and follow the instructions in the document. You are asked to include a motivation letter, your cv/resume, the academic background of your caregiver(s), transcript of records including your GPA and diploma (if you have already finished your degree).
Make sure to save your application form as a PDF file according to the format Firstname_Surname_UvAnetID_Scholarship_Application.
- Once you have your application form filled in and ready, submit your application via Qualtrics.
The selection committee of the Graduate School of Humanities will decide whether you will be pre-selected for an LLAMS. You can expect a decision on your application in Spring.
The Amsterdam Economics and Business Talent Fund is a new scholarship programme for Master's applicants in financial need. The fund provides a limited number of full scholarships for very highly talented non-EU students in financial need. With the scholarship, we strive for diversity and to support talented students with no financial means from low-income economies.
To be considered for the University of Amsterdam scholarships applicants need to meet the following general criteria:
- hold non-EU nationality only
- have no financial possibility to pay for a MSc study
- have excellent academic results
- not be entitled to receive a Dutch study grant or loan ("Studiefinanciering")
- not receive a full coverage scholarship for the same period of study as the scholarship
- have submitted a complete application to one of the MSc programmes of Economics and Business
- be able to comply with Dutch visa regulations as indicated by the Dutch Immigration Service (IND).
- submit a complete application before 15 January, including the documents mentioned under Selection criteria and Application process.
The best candidates are selected for University of Amsterdam Scholarships on the basis of their academic excellence, promise in the field and financial situation, as evidenced by:
- A high BSc GPA expected, at least 8.0 (out of 10) or 80%;
- Motivation letter: use no more than 300 words to tell us why you deserve the University of Amsterdam scholarships and how this scholarship will help financially
- Information on your financial situation, to prove your financial need. You must submit proof of family income: the most recent income tax statement(s) for both parents/guardians or 3 recent salary slips indicating gross income. Include records of any other income such as benefits or pensions in English. If the documents are in another language, please include a translation of relevant parts, no official translation is needed. Upload in one document. This information will be kept strictly confidential (additional information can be requested after application).
- Proof of English proficiency (if applicable)*:
- TOEFI BTL : overall score of 100 (minimum score of 22 in each component, higher subscores give you an advantage);
- IELTS (Academic test): overall score of 7.0 (minimum score of 7.0 in each component, you can apply with a subscore of 6.5 but higher subscores give you an advantage);
- Cambridge Assessment English: Certificate in Advanced English: 190 points overall and in each skill or Certificate of Proficiency in English: 190 points overall and in each skill.
- GMAT/GRE** test (if applicable) with at least the expected scores for the programme, see admission and application info for the programme. A high score gives you an advantage.
*You are exempted from taking the English test if you have a secondary school diploma from a school located in and accredited by the respective authorities in Australia, Canada (except Quebec), Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, the UK, or the US. See all exemptions on the programme website.
** You might be exempted from the GMAT/GRE based on mutual agreements from these universities.
In addition, please upload the following documents under the scholarship section in Embark:
- Recommendation letter by a dean, teacher, or academic supervisor
- A statement from the university or other instance that explains the financial need of the scholarships (additional information can be requested after application).
- Motivation letter explaining (300 words):
- Why would you deserve a Scholarship? Include a description of academic excellence and if applicable other academic merits
- How this scholarship will help financially including a declaration that the information provided is true and correct
Please note: We will only take your application for the scholarship into consideration if it is complete before the deadline.
For OnCampus students and students from UvA Economics and Business:
Please contact us on how to apply, please indicate the name of the University of Amsterdam scholarships in your question. The deadline for applying for the scholarship is 15 January.
You have to fulfil the Selection criteria above to be considered for a scholarship. If a specific test is not required for the programme application (OnCampus), it is not required for the scholarship application.
Deadline: is 15 January 2022 for September 2022.
Economics and Business offers Orange Tulip Scholarships for non-EU Master's students in several countries. The scholarships are administered by the Nuffic NESO and cover your full tuition fee plus a €5,000 additional allowance. This year the Orange Tulip Scholarship is open for applicants with Indian, Russian and South African nationality. The application to the scholarship is done via the Neso offices and the application to the programme via our Embark application form.
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