Application & requirements

Deadlines for application

Application round 1: 1 February 2017

Application round 2: 1 May 2017

UTS Application rounds

Application round 1: Open for application

Application round 2: This round will open 1 February 2017

Please note: You can only be awarded with one UT scholarship. If you have been awarded with an UT scholarship in the first round, you cannot receive additional funding in the second round.

Requirements for application

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

  • Your programme starts in September 2017;
  • You have been (provisionally) admitted to one of the qualifying UT graduate programmes (Please note: After completion of your application, it may take up to 8 weeks before you receive the results).
  • You have not graduated from a UT graduate programme;
  • You have to include a motivation letter in your application (250 – 500 words). This motivation letter explains:
    • What you have studied in the past;
    • What goal you want to reach through your study at UT;
    • How you plan to receive this goal;
    • Why you particularly choose to study at the University of Twente;
  • 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;
  • You have completed a pre-master at the University of Twente (if applicable);
  • You may already apply for a UTS even if you have to do a pre-master programme at the University of Twente first. However, you must complete your pre-master programme with a CGPA of 7.5 (out of 10) to be eligible for a UTS and comply with above mentioned requirements. UTS benefits and support are explicitly for Master’s programmes, not for pre-master programmes. Please note: If you intend to start your Master’s programme in September 2017 and you are required to follow a pre-master programme, the pre-master should start in February 2017 at the latest.

Additional Scholarships

Two additional scholarships can be awarded to UTS recipients:

These scholarships have additional requirements. Please make sure you check the information of these scholarships.


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