Opportunity to study in Holland is open for masters students from developing countries. The Eric Bleumink Fund, established on 23 May 2000, provides financial support to Master’s students from developing countries wishing to pursue a Master’s degree or doctorate.
The Eric Bleumink Fund is a cooperation between the University of Groningen, Holland. The University of Groningen, was founded in 1614. It is located in the city of Groningen.
Students for Masters programmes at the University of Groningen, are hereby invited to apply before 1st December so as to allow adequate time for processing of the submitted applications, and subsequent award of this grant scholarship
Candidates for the Eric Bleumink Fund should:
- Have obtained conditional admission to the program of choice (see: www.rug.nl/masters/alphabetical )
- Have excellent academic performance, preferably to be confirmed by letters of recommendation
- Have excellent grades during their bachelor/undergraduate studies;
- Have excellent English language proficiency, in accordance with the admission requirements of the program of choice
- Be available for the whole period of the programme and be able to take part in the entire programme
- Be in good health, so that health insurance in the Hold the nationality of a country appearing in Appendix 1 (see official website for this).
- Have no other means of financing the study in question
Citizens of the following countries:
Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Kiribati, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Tanzania, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Yemen, Timor-Leste, Sudan (Rep.), Congo (Dem Rep.), South Sudan, Central African Republic, Zambia
University of Groningen, Netherlands
Field(s) of study
All Masters level programmes, including Master of Science (MSc), Master of Arts (MA), and the Master of Laws (LL.M.) as available and offered at University of Groningen.
Number of awards
Not specified by provider, however, per study programme only two candidates can be nominated.
Please note that a considerable number of students apply for this scholarship each year, whereas the University can issue only a limited number of grants.
The grant is awarded for a 1 year or 2 years Master’s degree programme
The grant covers tuition fee, costs of international travel, subsistence, books, and health insurance.
Method of Application
It is not possible to actively apply for an Eric Bleumink Fund Scholarship. Suitable candidates will be informed about a nomination. The University of Groningen Admission Office, in consultation with the Admission Boards of its faculties, will determine which applicants will be nominated for an Eric Bleumink Fund scholarship. Only applicants who have received a (conditional) admission offer for a master programme before February can thus be considered.
Application Deadline: December 1, 2017
Open to International Applicants: