Scholarships in The Netherlands

SCHOLARSHIPS IN THE NETHERLANDS

     

    The VU Fellowship Program (VUFP) offers skilled prospective worldwide students the unique chance to seek after a Master's degree at Vrije University Amsterdam. Vrije University Amsterdam has focused on giving around 1 million euro towards pulling in exceptionally energetic and fantastic students.

    All VUFP applications got by 1 February 2017 will be surveyed by the staff of the Master's program applied for. Resources then nominate candidates to the focal scholarship committee, which along with these awarded scholarships to the most skilled students. The award depends on the inspiration letter, the quality of past education and the student's academic execution in that. A scholarship offer will be made to successful aspirants.

    Eligible candidates

    The VU Fellowship Program (VUFP) is a Merit scholarship program for strongly motivated students with brilliant study results. Qualified candidates must have the capacity to demonstrate their academic magnificence, and they should be admitted to an English-showed Master's degree at Vrije University Amsterdam. Students with the Dutch nationality, as well as a Dutch degree, are not qualified for admission. Students taking after a one-year Master's program may not have any significant bearing for the VUFP grant for a moment year. Students as of now enlisted in a two-year Master's program who have not been granted the VUFP grant in 2016/2017 are not qualified to apply for the VUFP grant 2017/2018. Just when a student has conceded a scholarship from the earliest starting point, then the scholarship can be increased if he/she accomplished 100% of the credits of the main year. The Faculty VUFP committee will be made a request to exhibit to the Central VUFP committee that these credits have surely been accomplished.

    One VUFP scholarship will be held for a candidate who previously finished a semester or full academic year abroad at the Vrije University Amsterdam by means of the Semester in Amsterdam program and is presently applying for a full-time Master's program at VU Amsterdam. The application procedure for Semester in Amsterdam graduated class is the same as applying for a VUFP grant, however in the event that you are applying for a Semester in Amsterdam former student or alumna then you should likewise email semesterinamsterdam@vu.nl to inform the staff that you applied by means of VUnet for a VUFP scholarship and demonstrate in your inspiration letter that you previously finished a semester or full academic year at VU Amsterdam through the Semester in Amsterdam program. Students who are not chosen for the scholarship saved for Semester in Amsterdam graduated class can at present be considered for an ordinary VUFP scholarship.

    Scholarships amounts:

    The VUFP scholarship is an educational cost charge waiver. VUFP scholarship does not give any extra reward towards study or living expenses.

    Application procedure:

    1. Enroll for Master's program

    Students enroll for a Master's program in Studielink and after that in the VUnet portal. Here you can discover more data on the best way to apply for one of their English showed Master's programs. It would be ideal if you take note of that you must have applied for the Master program before you can apply for the VUFP scholarship.

    Due date: 1 February 2017.

    2. Submit VUFP application

    Present your VUFP application in VUnet.

    Due date: 1 February 2017

    For VUFP application 3 records are required:

    A. Evidence of excellence/GPA

    Students who apply for a VU Fellowship Program need a GPA of no less than 80% of the highest possible marks (ascertained over full past degree). For instance, if the highest possible mark is a 10, you need a normal of no less than an 8.

    Excellence in past education is proven if the grade point normal accomplished is at any rate what might as well be called the Dutch grade of an 8.0 on the Dutch evaluating scale 1 – 10. The VUFP Scholarship Committee will decide on the local grade reciprocals for the Dutch grade of an 8.0 utilizing the grade information incorporated into the NUFFIC nation modules.

    B. Inspiration Letter

    They might want to know your inspiration for the VU Fellowship Program. Why do you think you should get a VUFP grant?

    Points that are inspected in the inspiration letter are the accompanying:

    • Why would you like to study this particular program?
    • What are your future points of view?
    • Why do you merit the VUFP grant?

    C. Curriculum Vitae (CV)

    They strongly prescribe the utilization of the Europass format.

    3. Decision

    The Central VUFP Committee chooses which students will be offered a VUFP grant. The Committee makes a legitimacy based determination.

    4. Results

    All students will get an email/notification illuminating them of the Central scholarships Committee's choice concerning their application.

    Expected date: 1 April 2017 (two months after the due date).

    5. Acknowledgment of VUFP or HSP offer

    Chosen applicants acknowledge/decrease the VUFP offer in VUnet. Due date: 15 April 2017 (2 weeks after the results are distributed).

    Current VUFP scholars:

    VUFP scholars selected in a two years Master's program don't have to re-apply for the VUFP grant for the second year. The VUFP scholar will be assigned for a moment year gave that he or she has gotten no less than 80% of all ECTS. VUFP aspirants will get an email from the Central Scholarships Committee close by 1 July 2017 confirming the increase of the VUFP grant. Students who have not accomplished adequate study results will be educated that they won't be offered the VUFP scholarship for the next academic year unless there are clear reasons why the results were lower than normal.

     

    The Holland Scholarship Program (HSP) is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, Dutch research colleges, and colleges of applied sciences. Students qualified for this scholarship are students from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) who are applying for the primary year of a Master's program in the Netherlands. Students from Suriname and Switzerland are not qualified to apply for the HSP grant.

    Scholarship Amount:

    The grant adds up to € 5,000. You will get this in the first year of your studies.

    Application conditions

    • You must hold a non-EEA nationality that is not Surinamese or Swiss.
    • You are applying for the first year of a full-time English showed Master's program at Vrije University Amsterdam.
    • The degree with which you are looking for affirmation has not been acquired in the Netherlands.
    • You need to be applied for VUFP. University will just honor HSP grants to beneficiaries of the VU Fellowship Program.
    • They select excellent students who add to the assorted qualities at their campus.

    Vrije University Amsterdam holds onto differences as an enhancement to their educating, look into and their commitment to society. Besides, they plan to set up their students for a worldwide and different society and working environment. Before applying for the Holland Scholarship Program (HSP), you have to apply for a Master's program at Vrije University Amsterdam. You can apply for the grant until 1 February 2017. University will reach you about the result of the determination methodology no later than 1 April 2017. Please note that you more likely than not applied for the Master's program before you can apply for the HSP grant. Both applications must be finished and submitted before the due date of 1 February 2017.

    Application methodology

    1. Enroll for Master's program

    Students enlist for a Master's program in Studielink and after that in the VUnet portal. Here you can discover more data on the most proficient method to apply for one of our English-showed Master's projects. Please note that you probably applied for the Master program before you can apply for the HSP grant.

    Due date: 1 February 2017

    2. Submit HSP application

    Present your HSP application in VUnet.

    Due date: 1 February 2017

    For HSP application 3 documents are required:

    A. Evidence of excellence/GPA

    Students who apply for an HSP grant need a GPA of no less than 80% of the highest possible mark (figured over full past degree). For instance, if the highest mark is a 10, you need a normal of no less than an 8.

    Brilliance in past education is demonstrated if the grade point normal accomplished is at any rate what might as well be called the Dutch review of 8.0 on the Dutch evaluating scale 1 – 10. The HSP Scholarship Committee will settle on the local grade counterparts for the Dutch grade of 8.0 utilizing the study information incorporated into the NUFFIC nation modules.

    B. Inspiration letter

    ACompose an individual explanation in which you consider your own character. You may refer to your encounters in both worldwide and nearby settings in the inspiration letter. With the end goal of this grant, differing qualities incorporates (however is not constrained to) ethnic, religious, financial, and social differences. In this announcement please reflect how your character has added to your academic advantages and execution, and your association with differing qualities issues. Incorporate how your character has developed by experiencing distinctive encounters with differences issues and your collaboration with different groups or people (max 500 words).

    C. Curriculum Vitae (CV)

    University strongly prescribes the utilization of the Europass organizes. The accompanying three focuses must consider your CV to evidence that you are an additional incentive for differing qualities on our campus:

    1. Describe your experiences with connecting in an intercultural setting. In your depiction, bring up how you have created intercultural abilities, (for example, intercultural affectability, intercultural relational abilities and so on.) through these experiences. This can be both in nearby and universal contexts.

    2. Give an example of how you have been included with social equity issues. This incorporates, for instance, the strengthening of underestimated gatherings, differences training, distinctive types of activism and support and so on. Expand on your inspiration for this inclusion and the results that you have fulfilled.

    3. Expand on your present or past duty to benefit in your group, your inspiration for responsibility and how this has affected the people you work with. Think about your own comprehension of group administration.

    3. Choice

    The Central HSP Committee chooses which students will be offered an HSP grant.

    4. Comes about

    All students will get an email/notification advising them of the Central Scholarships Committee's choice concerning their application.

    Expected date: 1 April 2017 (two months after the due date).

    5. Acknowledgment of HSP offer

    Chosen aspirants acknowledge/decline the HSP offer in VUnet.

    Due date: 15 April 2017 (2 weeks after the outcomes are distributed).

     

    The point of the NFP

    The Netherlands Fellowship Program (NFP) promote capacity working inside associations in 51 nations by giving cooperation to preparing and training for experts. The NFP is started and completely supported by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs from the financial plan for improvement collaboration.

    The NFP intends to help increment both the number and the capabilities of talented staff at an extensive variety of government and non-government associations.

    Every international embassy has its own particular concentration area to support the improvement objectives of the Netherlands in each NFP nation. The general goal is to spend 35% of the monetary allowance on gifts and study programs in sustenance security and private segment improvement.

    The associations are further organized as takes after:

    - 50% of the budget is for applications from Sub-Saharan Africa.

    - 50% of associations must be granted to female candidates

    Application technique in connection to a Master's program

    Step 1: Apply for academic admission specifically at by experiencing the application steps. Your admission must be unconditional as far as your education and language capability. Conditional admission may be granted just subject to you finding appropriate financing for the program. You are firmly encouraged to look for academic admission as soon as possible to permit the establishment to process your application in time (please take note of the Faculty's Admission Board needs four to a month and a half to settle on your admission).

    Step 2: Apply for the NFP Master scholarship by means of Atlas A due date for the application via Atlas is 15 March 2017. Apply for the NFP Master scholarship via Atlas, the online application device for NFP grants.

    In Atlas you should answer these three inquiries:

    - What is the issue you need to address in your nation?

    - How will this course empower you to address this issue?

    - How will you address this issue with your position in your association?

    You should transfer the accompanying documents in Atlas. Each transferred document should be set up in PDF organize and not surpass 2MB:

    - Copy passport

    - Employer's statement (hyperlink make)

    - Admission letter from VU Amsterdam

    - Government statement that meets the prerequisites of the nation in which the business is set up (if relevant)

    Step 3: Outcome Atlas

    The choice on the NFP Master Scholarship application will be conveyed by means of Atlas.

     

    Vrije University Amsterdam can process applications for US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) funding. Qualified students wishing to learn at VU Amsterdam should first visit the US Department of Veterans Affairs website page and apply for advantages.

    Students are then encouraged to email usloanprogram@vu.nl to guarantee that the course they wish to study is recognized for VA benefits. Please permit however much time as could reasonably be expected to watch that your course is endorsed, as an endorsement of a course can take fourteen days to be prepared.

    Distance or online learning are not qualified for VA financing at remote schools outside of the US.

    When you have enlisted at VU Amsterdam for the academic year and your course has been confirmed, the university will finish and present your enlistment information on VA Form 22-1999. The VA will prepare your advantage and send a check to the University. University will then inform you when your check is accessible for you to gather.

    University is obliged to inform the VA when your enrollment status changes at any stage, for example,

    • Graduation
    • Change from full-time to part-time
    • Suspension
    • Withdrawal

    Please note that receipt of VA won't influence your Federal US Loan qualification.

    Disclaimer

    The student is in charge of presenting an entire application, as indicated by the means portrayed above before the previously mentioned due date. VU Amsterdam can't be considered in charge generally and additionally inadequate applications.