Amsterdam Excellence Scholarships

Target Group Bachelor’s degree , Master’s degree , PhD degree , Undergraduate
Purpose Study
Field of Study Business administration and management, Education and Teacher Training, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Fine and applied arts, Law, Mathematics and computer sciences, Medical and health sciences, Natural sciences, Social and behavioural sciences, Transport and communication
Countries Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andora, Angola, Antigua & Barbados, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Autonomous Palestinian Territories, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Caribbean Netherlands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guinea, Guyana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Vincent & Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Santa Lucia, Sao Tome And Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, South Sudan, Republic of, Sudan, Republic of the, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast (Cote d’Ivoire), Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan, Russia

Description of scholarship

The University of Amsterdam offers the Amsterdam Excellence Scholarships (AES) to excellent students from outside the EU/EEA who opt for an international Master’s programme at the UvA. The AES is a full scholarship (€25,000) that covers tuition fee and living expenses. Students will be selected on the basis of academic excellence, ambition and relevance for a student’s future career.

Requirements

Excellent non-EU/EEA students who have been (provisionally) admitted to an English-taught Master’s programme at the University of Amsterdam. Students are selected on the basis of their academic performance and promise in the proposed field.

 

Information

Value and purpose of grant:

Full scholarship € 25,000 (covering tuition fee and living expenses)

Grant award period:

Students receive the scholarship for one year and are expected to maintain good academic standing during the year. Students who receive the AES for a two-year Master’s programme will be evaluated after one year of study. The scholarship will only be continued for the second year if the AES student has completed all courses of the first year on time with a grade point average of 8.0.

Closing date:

15 January

Extra facilities:

The university will help AES students to find accommodation, preferably together with other AES recipients.
It is expected that AES recipients will participate in activities with AES sponsors. They will be permitted to join special extracurricular activities and become part of a selective community, including the AES alumni network.

Grant provider:

University of Amsterdam

More information:

www.uva.nl/aes

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