Vrije Universiteit (VU) Scholarship Programme for International Students in Holland, 2018/2019

Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam in The Netherlands, is offering the Holland Scholarship Programme (HSP) for international Master’s students for the 2018/2019 year. The Holland Scholarship Programme (HSP), is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Dutch research universities, and universities of Applied Sciences.

The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (abbreviated as VU, (“Free University Amsterdam”) is a university in Amsterdam, Netherlands, founded in 1880. The VU is one of two large, publicly funded research universities in the city, the other being the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

Students eligible for the VU Holland Scholarship Programme are students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who are applying for a Master’s programme in the Netherlands. Students from Suriname and Switzerland are not eligible to apply for the HSP scholarship.

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam embraces diversity as an enrichment to our teaching, research and our contribution to society. Furthermore, we aim to prepare our students for a global and diverse society and workplace.

Type: Master’s

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Eligible Countries: International (non-EEA countries)

To be taken at (country): Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands


  • You hold a non-EEA nationality that is not Surinamese or Swiss.
  • You are applying for a full-time English taught Master’s programme at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
  • The degree with which you are seeking admission has not been obtained in the Netherlands.
  • You need to have applied for VUFP. We will only award HSP scholarships to recipients of the VU Fellowship Programme.
  • We select excellent students who contribute to the diversity at our campus.

Value of Scholarship: The scholarship amounts to € 5,000.

Duration of Scholarship: You will receive this in the first year of your studies.

How to Apply: Interest candidates will need to have applied for VUFP. VU will only award HSP scholarships to recipients of the VU Fellowship Programme.

It is important to go through the Application requirements before applying.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for details

Award Provider: Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science.

Application Deadline: 1st February, 2018

Offered annually

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