University of Twente Master Scholarships for International Students, 2017


university-of-twente2University of Twente, Netherlands is offering masters a scholarship to outstanding international students.The scholarship value is €3,000 – €25,000 for one year.


In order to apply for this scholarship, the following requirements has to be met:

  • Your programme starts in September 2017
  • You have been (provisionally) admitted to one of the qualifying UT graduate programmes (Please note: After completion of your application, it may take up to 8 weeks before you receive the results).
  • You have not graduated from a UT graduate programme
  • You have to include a motivation letter in your application (250 – 500 words). This motivation letter explains:
  • What you have studied in the past
  • What goal you want to reach through your study at UT
  • How you plan to receive this goal
  • Why you particularly choose to study at the University of Twente
  • You comply with the conditions for obtaining an entry visa in the Netherlands (if applicable
  • You comply with the general English language test requirement Academic IELTS 6.5 (or TOEFL iBT of 90) and an additional 6.0 (TOEFL iBT 20) on the subscore of speaking skills
  • You are not eligible for a Dutch study grant
  • You have completed a pre-master at the University of Twente (if applicable)
  • You may already apply for a UTS even if you have to do a pre-master programme at the University of Twente first. However, you must complete your pre-master programme with a CGPA of 7.5 (out of 10) to be eligible for a UTS and comply with above mentioned requirements. UTS benefits and support are explicitly for Master’s programmes, not for pre-master programmes. Please note: If you intend to start your Master’s programme in September 2017 and you are required to follow a pre-master programme, the pre-master should start in February 2017 at the latest.

Fields of study

Scholarships will be awarded in the following fields of study:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Physics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Administration
  • Business Information Technology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering and Management
  • Communication Studies
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management and Engineering
  • Educational Science and Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Embedded Systems
  • European Studies
  • Health Sciences
  • Human Media Interaction
  • Industrial Design Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Environmental and Energy Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Methodology and Statistics for the Behavioural, Biomedical and Social Sciences
  • Nanotechnology
  • Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society
  • Public Administration
  • Science Education and Communication
  • Sustainable Energy Technology
  • Systems and Control
  • Telematics

What the scholarship covers

The University of Twente scholarship is between €3,000 – €25,000 for one year. However, if you have applied for a two-year programme, ensure to read the information about two-year study program (link below).

How to apply

Contact the scholarship provider here for more information on how to apply

Application deadline

The deadlines for scholarship application are:

  • Application round 1: 1st February 2017
  • Application round 2: Opens on 1st February 2017. Closes on 1st May 2017

Important points to note

  • The University of Twente masters scholarships is awarded to outstanding international students who intend to study a masters program in University of Twente, Netherlands.
  • The scholarship is worth €3,000 – €25,000 for one year.

For your application to be considered, ensure that you send all your applications and supporting documents before deadline as stated above.




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