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ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme

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The ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme provides a limited number of partial scholarships to applicants with a very good academic track record, and who are applying for ITC's Master's programme in Geo-information Science and Earth Observation with specialisations in various domains.

Own contribution

Please be aware that the ITC Excellence Scholarship is a partial scholarship. This means that applicants should be able to cover all remaining fees and costs before the payment deadline of 1 June.

The Scholarship Programme is available for excellent students admitted to the Faculty ITC's Master’s programme Geo-information Science and Earth Observation with specialisations in:

What is expected of you?

We expect applicants to score an average mark for the ITC study programme that falls in the 10% highest mark range obtained by our regular students. As such, only academically excellent applicants will be selected for the award of these scholarships.

Before the end of the first academic year, a progress appraisal will be made to determine if the candidate is making satisfactory progress and if the ITC Excellence Scholarship funding may be continued to the second year. For the continuation of the fellowship into the second academic year of the programme, the student should have obtained at least all but 7EC (study points) ie. 53 out of the available 60 EC, before the start of the second academic year.

Scholarship value

As this is a partial scholarship, admitted applicants must be able to show that additional funding for the two-year Master's programme is available to complement the funding through this scholarship (i.e. covering all remaining fees and costs, € 14,496, before the payment deadline).

FINANCIAL SUMMARY (IN EUROS)  


Total costs

ITC Scholarship

Waiver ITC

Own contribution

Tuition fee*

€ 33,500

€ 19,192

€ 11,994

€ 2,314

Allowance**

€ 23,000

€ 12,318

-

€ 10,682

Insurance**

€ 1,260

-

-

€ 1,260

Residence permit

€ 240

-

-

€ 240

Total

€ 58,000

€ 31,510

€ 11,994

€ 14,496

* tuition fees for two academic years, excluding the expected increase in tuition fees 2024-2025: €250
** 23 months

Countries eligible for this scholarship
  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bangladesh
  • Belarus
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo - Brazzaville
  • Congo - Kinshasa
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Côte d’Ivoire
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Eswatini
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Jamaica
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Kosovo
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia
  • Moldova
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Montserrat
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Niue
  • North Korea
  • North Macedonia
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • St. Helena
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Vincent & Grenadines
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Syria
  • São Tomé & Príncipe
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tokelau
  • Tonga
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Wallis & Futuna
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Application deadline

Application requirements

Application for the ITC Excellence Scholarship programme is a procedure separate from the application for course entry at the University of Twente. Before applying for the ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme, you first should apply for the ITC Master's Geo-information Science and Earth Observation through our online application system to become academically accepted.

Additional requirements

Detailed deadline information

There are two deadlines to choose from. We recommend sending your application before the first deadline. This allows earlier notification and more time to ensure timely payment of the own contribution.


Application deadline

Notification deadline

Payment deadline own contribution

Round 1

1 February 2023

22 February 2023

1 June 2023

Round 2

1 April 2023

22 April 2023

1 June 2023

How to apply

First, you must have applied for the Master’s in Geo-information Science and Earth Observation through the online application system and have received an academic acceptance letter.

If subsequently, you are interested to apply to the ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme, you will have to submit the completed application form via the 'Apply' button below.

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ITC has a limited number of partial scholarships available. Only academically excellent applicants will be selected for the award of a scholarship.

Further process

After receipt of your application, the additional information will be reviewed. ITC will acknowledge receipt of your application. If it is evident that you do not fulfil the minimum requirements for the ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme, you will be notified as soon as possible.

After the dates of the deadline, a committee will make the final selection. The selection results will be announced within three weeks of the deadline. The candidates who will be offered a scholarship will be asked to make further arrangements to cover all remaining fees and costs before the payment deadline of 1st of June.

Questions?

Contact us at esp-itc@utwente.nl. We will get back to you within five working days.