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.
Payment deadline own contribution
15 February 2019
8 March 2019
26 June 2019
12 April 2019
3 May 2019
26 June 2019
The ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme is available for excellent students applying for the ITC Master’s degree programme Geo-information Science and Earth Observation.
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 on-line application system to become academically accepted.
Additional requirements for the application for the ITC Excellence Scholarship Programme include:
- Residing in and being a national of a country listed on the OECD approved List of Recipients of Official Development Assistance (see below)
- Having completed the Bachelor’s degree from a well-acknowledged university outside the Netherlands
- Academic performance among the top 10%
- English: IELTS 6.5
- Relevant background for the intended field of study
- Not eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans.
First, you must have applied for the ITC Master's Geo-information Science and Earth Observation through the on-line 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 send the completed application form. Click on the Apply button below. This will lead you to the form.
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 immediately.
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 the 26th of June 2019.