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MKB technology scholarship

Please find the registration form below on this page

Build a knowledge community with businesses in Overijssel and reap the rewards of a grant for a Master's degree. A joint initiative by Rabobank and the University of Twente.

Sponsored by: Provincie Overijssel and Rabobank

How does it work?

The MKB-Technology scholarship program brings up-and-coming talent like you and the SME business together early with the aim of permanently enriching eachother's knowledge and network.

The companies offer 10 scholarships to 10 selected UT master's students during a one year period. In return, you actively participate in SME Technology knowledge community with workshops, challenges, company visits and network events. 

Participating in this programme covers your tuition fee for 1 year of your Master study.

Read more about the blended development programme.


Are you almost ready with your bachelor, seeking for a grant for a master degree and are you keen to share your knowledge with businesses in Twente?  If so, check the admission criteria and sign up right away by submitting the following documents:

  • Your CV
  • A cover letter (no more than one sheet of A4).  


Because of the Covid-19 measures, the programme and selection procedure has been postponed until February 2021.

If you have interest you can register here. We inform you as soon as we know the exact starting date.

Keep an eye on the website for updates.

admission criteria

To qualify for the MKB Technology grant, you must meet the following eligibility/admission criterias:

  • Admitted to (or in procedure for) a two-year Master's degree programme at the University of Twente.
  • A national of an EEA member state. 

You will be excluded if:

  • You are taking two Master’s programmes at the same time.
  • You are being considered for another grant.
  • You are not a national of an EEA member state.

If you have any questions about the grant programme, please email project leader Solange Panayotopoulos at:


Please note: Your data will only be used for the purposes of the selection procedure and will be deleted after having accomplished the selection procedure.