Application & requirements

Deadlines for application

Application deadline - round 1:

  • Application form opens per 15 October 2019, 12.00 CET
  • Application forms closes per 1 February 2020, 16.00 CET (for programmes starting September 2020)
  • Results will be announced per 1 March 2020

Application deadline - round 2:

  • Application form opens per 1 February 2020, 16.00 CET
  • Application form closes per 1 May 2020, 16.00 CET (for programmes starting September 2020)
  • Results will be announced per 1 June 2020

If you applied in round 1, and your application was rejected, an application in round 2 is not considered.

You can only be awarded with one UT scholarship.

Requirements for application

In order to be eligible for a Holland Scholarship, you should meet all the requirements below.

  • Your programme starts in the academic year 2020/2021
  • You have not studied in the Netherlands before for a full degree (e.g. a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree), or You do not have a degree from an education facility in the Netherlands;
  • You are from a non-EU/EEA country;
  • You are an excellent student (i.e. CGPA of 7.5 (out of 10)).
  • You have been (provisionally) admitted to one of the qualifying study programmes (Please note: After completion of your application, it may take up to 8 weeks before you receive the results).
  • 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;

Application process

Find out more about each step here 

Starting your studies in September 2019 (as part of the academic year 2019 - 2018): Your deadline is February 2019.
You have to apply for a Bachelor's or Master's programme first. Once you have applied for a Bachelor's or Master's programme, you can apply here with your student number.