Partial Scholarships at University of Amsterdam in Science in Holland

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Faculty of Science at the University of Amsterdam is offering students around the world, who wish to obtain their master's degree in the Netherlands, the Amsterdam Merit Scholarship (AMS) which is a partial scholarship covering both tuition fees and living expenses. The Faculty of Science has a limited number of Amsterdam Merit Scholarships available, meaning that eligible candidates are selected on the basis of their academic excellence and promise in the proposed field as evidenced by candidate’s academic records. In addition, the academic quality of the educational institute where the (undergraduate degree has been obtained, is also important.  The quality of the letter of motivation in which the candidate explains the reasons for choosing the specific Master’s program in a broader context and the relevance of obtaining this scholarship for the candidate’s future academic career is one of the main basis in choosing applicants.


Candidates wishing to apply for an AMS program should fulfill the following requirements:

[1] Not have the nationality of one of the countries of the EU/EEA or Suisse.

[2] Not to be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loans.

[3] Not to be eligible to pay the reduced tuition fee rate for EEA students at the UvA.

[4] Not receiving a full coverage scholarship for the same period of study as the AMS.

[5] Have submitted a complete application to one of the MSc programs.

[6] Be able to comply with the conditions to obtain a Dutch visa.

[7] Have completed their previous academic program no longer than 3 years ago.

[8] The International Team should be notified of any change in nationality or type of residence permit throughout the academic year.

[9] Students must generally obtain an overall GPA equivalent to 3.5 (American system, 4-point scale).

[10] Proof of English proficiency: TOEFL minimum score should be 22 in each of the four components. IELTS overall score of 7.0, with a minimum of 7.0 in each of the four components.

The successful applicant will receive a scholarship covering the tuition fee and part of the living expenses (the exact amount will be announced as soon as possible) for one academic year with the possibility of extension for a second year if the student is taking a two-year Master’s program.

 About the University of Amsterdam and Faculty of Science:

 The University of Amsterdam has over 30,000 students, 3,000 Ph.D. researchers and an annual budget of €850 million, making it one of the largest broad-based research universities in Europe. Within the Faculty of Science, the Graduate Schools and the Human Resources Department look after educational and career needs of Master's students and Ph.D. candidates in the domains of Exact Sciences, Life and Earth Sciences, Information Sciences. There are 17 Master's programs with multiple tracks, covering a broad range of topics.


United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Age Groups
Not specified
Both gender
Science, Research

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Graduate Students
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Tuition fee, Stipend/ Living allowance
Opportunity will take place in
Required Documents
CV, Motivation Letter, Language Certificate, others

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
All Specialties
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