Application & requirements

Deadlines for application

Application form opens per February.

Deadlline: 1 May 2018 (for programmes starting September 2018)

Requirements for application

In order to be eligible for a the University of Twente Scholarship, you should meet all the requirements below  

  • Application for an ICD 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 academic acceptance/admission letter first;
  • You have been (provisionally) admitted to one of the qualifying UT MSc Electrical Engineering, specialization for analogue or radio frequency circuit design, starting in the academic year 2018/2019 (September). Please note: After completion of your scholarship application, it may take up to 8 weeks before you receive the results;
  • You must have a student number;
  • You have not graduated from a UT graduate programme before;
  • 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 sub score of speaking skills;
  • The UTS-ICD scholarship is available for EER/NON EER citizens;
  • The candidate must not be employed as full commitment to the programme is required;
  • The candidate must have an official passport, valid up to and including the overall grant/study period;
  • The candidate must not be nominated for other UT funding programmes, or Dutch governmental programmes;
  • 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;
  • For UTS the student should obtain 50% ECTS or higher than 7 (out of 10) to be eligible for an UTS allocation for the second year. For UTS ICD this requirement is an average grade of 8 (out of 10) or above during assessment or at the end of the third quartile of the first academic year. In case of insufficient average, the faculty may withdraw the sponsorship. In any case your study progress will be assessed on a case by case basis;
  • Willingness to work for a company in Twente for at least 3 years after graduation (gentlemen's agreement);
  • The age of the UTS-ICD candidate must not exceed 35 years of age at the time of application.
  • The candidate should have a strong preference for analogue or radio frequency circuit design.

Please note: The UTS is not available for Dutch and/or current UT students. 

Application process

UTS/HS Application process

Find out more about each step here.

Additional Scholarships

Two additional scholarships can be awarded to UTS recipients (only for programmes starting in September 2018):

This scholarship has additional requirements. Please make sure you check the information of this scholarship.

Before you apply, please read the requirements.
You have to apply for the Master's programme in Electrical Engineering with specialization in Integrated Circuit Design first. Once you applied for this Master's programme and received a (conditional) admission letter, you can apply for the scholarship with your student number.

Please note: UTS ICD is not available for Dutch and/or current UT students. The scholarship UTS ICD is exclusively available for application of the Master's programme in Electrical Engineering with specialization in Integrated Circuit Design.