The University of Maastricht annually invites highly potential students from any countries outside EU/EEA to apply Maastricht University Scholarship Fund. Candidates should be admissible to one of the graduate studies at the university. The successful candidates will be awarded up to € 17,500 for tuition fees plus monthly living expenses. The application deadline is 1 February every year.
Maastricht University aims to further strengthen our position as a leading European university offering high- quality education with an international orientation. To this end, we implements a pro-active recruitment policy for international students, in particular for the Master’s programmes. Scholarships are made available by the Maastricht University Scholarship Fund in order to encourage talented students from outside the EU/EEA to follow a Master’s programme at our university. One of these scholarships is the Maastricht University High Potential scholarship.
The scholarship covers living expenses (€10,500), insurance (€520), visa costs (€311), and tuition fee (€13,000 or €17,500).
The High Potential scholarship is awarded for the duration of the Master’s programme – 12 months in the case of a one-year master’s programme and 24 months in the case of a two-year master’s programme.
Level and Area of Studies
Graduate degree in any subjects offered by the university.
Place of Study
Maastricht University Netherlands
Eligibility and Criteria
You must be admissible for a UM master’s programme or graduate programme for professionals and may be no older than 35 years at the start of the academic year. You must have obtained excellent results in their previous studies. This must be shown in the application file by including, for example, grade lists or reference letters. In case of equivalent qualification, preference will be given to applications which show that the applicant is among the top 5%. You must come from a country outside then EU/EEA and meet the requirements for obtaining an entry visa and residence permit for the Netherlands.
International students except those from EU/EEA
Students can download the application form at the official website. On the section Application and Selection, you can find information about how to send in the application form. This differs per faculty.
1 February annually.