The Orange Tulip Scholarship (OTS) offers talented students from Indonesia the opportunity to obtain a Master degree at the University of Twente. The scholarship programme is highly selective, offering 5 scholarships with a value of € 22,000 each.
This scholarship programme is highly selective, offering five scholarships for the academic year 2023/2024. The scholarship is excluded for e-courses and joint programmes.
“Hello, my name is Gabriela. I’m a master student Applied Mathematics in Twente and I come from Indonesia. After finishing my bachelor degree in Indonesia, I became a mathematics teacher in an international school in Jakarta for about six years. The contemporary world, however, demands that we always apprise our skills and knowledge. So, after immersing myself in the workforce for a while, I decided it was time to ‘go back to school’, as a student.
Opportunely, through the Orange Tulip Scholarship (OTS) scheme, I was able to get a funding that covers the tuition fee and still have a generous amount left for the living cost."
Please note: This scholarship is meant as a compensation for study related costs. It is up to the scholarship student to decide how to spend the money. No costs (e.g. tuition fees) will be paid on your behalf.
Value: € 22,000
In case of a two-year study program, students can receive an additional OTS of an amount equal to that in the first year to cover the expenses of the second year. However, the scholarship will only be continued during the second year when students meet the following requirement:
- After receiving the grade results of the third quartile of the first academic year you must have obtained a minimum of 30 EC with a CGPA of ≥ 7.0.
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Countries eligible for this scholarship
In order to be eligible for a the Orange Tulip Scholarship Indonesia as part of the University of Twente Scholarship Programme, you should meet all the requirements below :
- Application for an UT scholarship is a procedure separate from the application for course entry at the University of Twente. Regardless of funding, you will need to gain an admission letter first.
- You have been (provisionally) admitted to one of the qualifying UT Master programmes starting in the academic year 2023/2024 (September). Please note: After completion of your application, it may take up to 8 weeks before you receive the results.
- You must have a studentnumber.
- You have not graduated from a UT graduate programme;
- 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 loan;
- The University Twente Scholarship is a scholarship for excellent students. Typically this means that you belong to the best 5 to 10 percent of your class.
Important: You also have to apply for the OTS Indonesia scholarship at the NUFFIC Neso Office in Indonesia to complete the application procedure. The deadline for this application at NUFFIC Neso Office is 1 May 2023, since NUFFIC Neso Office has to process all data and forward it to the University of Twente for processing.
Please note: The OTS is not available for current UT students.
Applying to the Orange Tulip Scholarships programme should be done directly via the University of Twente / Osiris. Once you have passed the pre-selection you will be nominated to the scholarship selection committee at the University of Twente. As the scholarship programme is highly competitive only the most talented candidate will be granted an OTS Indonesia scholarship.
Please note that you also have to apply for the OTS Indonesia scholarship at the NUFFIC Neso office in Indonesia to complete the application procedure.