Deadline: 1 February 2017
Open to: non-EU students from any discipline who graduated in the top 10% of their class may apply
Scholarship: full scholarship of EUR 25,000 (covering tuition and living expenses) for one academic year with the possibility of extension for a second year (for two-year Master’s programmes).
The UvA offers a prestigious new scholarship programme for exceptionally talented Master’s students from outside Europe.
In addition to the admission requirements of the Master’s programme eligible candidates are selected on the basis of their academic excellence and promise in the proposed field as evidenced by:
Candidates wishing to apply for an AES programme must meet the following requirements:
The Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship (AES) is a full scholarship of EUR 25,000 (covering tuition and living expenses) for one academic year with the possibility of extension for a second year (for two-year Master’s programmes).
In order to apply please fill the online application.
The coordinators of the MSc Programmes decide which students qualify to apply for the scholarship. The International Team will contact those students with the request to write an AES letter of motivation (maximum 500 words) in which the student explains the reasons for choosing the specific Science Programme (broader context, relevance for future career), addressed to the International Team of the Faculty of Science.
This letter should be accompanied with the other required application documents. Please note the letter may be sent by means of email to the International Team (firstname.lastname@example.org). The other documents, original certified and translated copies of your academic transcripts and secondary certificates must be sent as hard copies to:
University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Science
Education Service Centre / International Team
Science Park 904, room B1.28
1098 XH Amsterdam
For more information please read the official call.