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Utrecht Excellence Scholarships – International Students 2024-2025

Are you an international student looking to pursue a Master’s degree in the Netherlands? Look no further than Utrecht University! The Utrecht Excellence Scholarship (UES) offers a unique opportunity to several international students from outside the European Economic Area. This scholarship covers tuition fees, as well as the required income linked to a residence permit for study, for one year. The scholarship is awarded for the nominal duration of the program and can be renewed for the second year of a two-year master’s program.


To be eligible for the Utrecht Excellence Scholarship, you must belong to the top 10% of your graduating class and not hold an EU/EEA passport. You must have completed your secondary school and/or bachelor’s degree outside of the Netherlands and have applied for an eligible international master’s program with a start date of September 1, 2024. It’s important to note that not all programs participate, so be sure to check the Utrecht University website for a list of eligible programs.

If you meet the eligibility criteria, you can apply for the Utrecht Excellence Scholarship from November 1, 2023, after submitting an application (or applications) for an eligible master’s program, before the determined deadline. The deadline for this scholarship is February 1, 2024, at 23:59 CET, so be sure to apply before then. For more information on how to apply for this scholarship, visit the official Utrecht University website. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by!

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