Masters Scholarships at University of Amsterdam in Netherlands, 2018


The Amsterdam Business School (ABS) is offering €10,000 GMAT scholarships for all Amsterdam MBA candidates.

The Amsterdam Business School (ABS) is part of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) established in 1632 and currently one of the largest comprehensive universities in Europe. The ABS is one of two Schools within the Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB).

The mission of ABS is to offer an inspiring international learning community to study business and management, where both staff and students can develop their capacities to optimum effect.

The University of Amsterdam (abbreviated as UvA, Dutch: Universiteit van Amsterdam) is a public university located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Established in 1632 by municipal authorities and later renamed for the city of Amsterdam, the University of Amsterdam is the third-oldest university in the Netherlands. It is one of the largest research universities in Europe with 31,186 students, 4,794 staff, 1,340 PhD students and an annual budget of €600 million. It is the largest university in the Netherlands by enrollment. The main campus is located in central Amsterdam, with a few faculties located in adjacent boroughs.

Scholarship Description:

Application Deadline: June 1, 2018
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing MBA programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of business administration.
Scholarship Award: University incentivizes scores above 630 up to €10,000 for the highest scores.
Number of Scholarships: Not Known
Scholarship can be taken in the Netherlands

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

Eligible Countries: Citizens of all nationalities are eligible to apply.
Entrance Requirements: Applicants for the Amsterdam MBA programme must have the following:
Academic credentials: A degree (Bachelor, Master, PhD) from a recognised research university. With a degree issued by a University of Applied Sciences (HBO), you will need to take the Pre-master’s programme (20 weeks) first.
Relevant work experience: A minimum of three years post-graduate full-time work experience
GMAT or GRE report: A minimum GMAT score of 630 (applicants with a GRE score

English Language Requirements: A minimum TOEFL of 100 or IELTS of 7.0 is required.

Application Procedure:

Applicants need to submit the following documents:

  • A one-page CV
  • Transcript(s) and related diploma(‘s) from your highest university degree (all non-Dutch and non-English transcripts must be accompanied by a certified English translation)
  • Motivational letter (max. 300 words): please explain what sets you apart from the competition, why you are looking into an MBA degree and what your post-MBA goals are
  • GMAT/ GRE (if applicable)
  • TOEFL/ IELTS (if applicable)
  • Passport
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (you’ll receive the template after the MBA CV Quick Scan or please download here)

How to Apply:

The 3-step admissions process (Application – Assessment – Interview) for the Amsterdam MBA programme has been designed to be fast and convenient. The MBA admissions team will coach you at every step in order to complete your application.

Step 1: Submit your online application

Please complete the MBA CV Quick Scan to verify your eligibility for the Amsterdam MBA programme.  The MBA admissions team will respond to your CV Quick Scan within three working days with further instructions on how to apply. Once your eligibility to our programme has been confirmed, you are welcome to submit your online application. This step will take 30 minutes of your time if you have prepared your application documents:

Step 2: The ABS Assessment (short video essay questions)

After evaluating your application, you will be informed whether you are selected to complete the ABS Assessment.  Please note this assessment contains three (short) video essay questions – 1 or 2 minutes each. We will only invite you to the ABS Assessment once your application files are complete, including your two references.  This step will take max. 30 minutes of your time.

Step 3: Admissions interview

Interviews are scheduled on campus or via Skype. Interviews are 30 minutes and conducted by an MBA Admissions Board member who has reviewed your application files. The admissions interview will focus on your skill-set, motivation and career goals.

Online Application

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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