Application & requirements

Deadlines for application

Application round 1: 1 February 2018

Application round 2: 1 May 2018

UTS Application rounds

Application round 1: Opens 1 October.

Application round 2: Opens 1 February.

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 the academic year 2018/2019;
  • 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 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;
  • 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

Please note: The UTS is not available for Dutch and/or current UT students. This programme is also not available for Master's programmes at the Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC).

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.


Application for University of Twente Scholarship for the academic year 2018/19 will open on 1 October 2017.
You have to apply for a Master's programme first. Once you applied for a Master's programme and received a (conditional) admission letter, you can apply here with your student number.

Please note: UTS is not available for Dutch and/or current UT students. This programme is also not available for Master's programmes at the Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC).