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Maastricht University NL-High Potential Scholarships – International Students 2024-2025

Maastricht University is proud to offer the NL-High Potential Scholarship programme to international students from countries outside the European Union (EU) who have been admitted to a Master’s programme at UM. The scholarship programme offers 24 full scholarships of €30.000 each academic year, including tuition fee waiver and monthly stipend.


The scholarship covers living expenses, health and liability insurance, visa application costs, tuition fees, and pre-academic training costs. The High Potential scholarship is awarded for the duration of the Master’s programme, which is 13 months for a one-year Master’s programme and 25 months for a two-year Master’s programme.

To be eligible, you must hold nationality in a country outside the EU/EEA, Switzerland or Surinam, and meet the requirements for obtaining an entry visa and residence permit for the Netherlands. You must not hold a double nationality from an EU/EEA country and must have applied for admission to a full-time Master’s programme at Maastricht University for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Additionally, you must meet the specific admission requirements of the UM Master’s programme to which you have applied and have never participated in a degree-seeking higher education programme, a primary education programme, or a secondary education programme in the Netherlands. Students who completed exchange programmes in the Netherlands are welcome to apply. Lastly, you must not be over 35 years of age on 1 September 2024 and must have obtained excellent results during your prior education programmes.


To apply for the scholarship, you must first register for one of the participating Master’s Programmes (MA) at Maastricht University. Once you have submitted your application via Studielink, you will receive a student ID number which you will need to complete and submit the Scholarship Application Form. The application deadline is 1 February 2024.

For more information on how to apply for this scholarship, please visit the official scholarship website at Don’t miss this opportunity to receive a scholarship and to study at Maastricht University in the Netherlands!

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