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University of Amsterdam Masters Scholarships 2016


Deadline: varies, Jan-May 2016

Location: University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for a University of Amsterdam Masters Scholarship.

Field(s) of study:

Eligible Masters Degree programme offered by the following Faculties:

• Academic Medical Centre (AMC)

• Amsterdam Law School (ALS)

• Economics and Business

• Faculty of Science (FNWI)

• College of Communication (Bachelor’s)

• Graduate School of Communication

Graduate School of Child Development and Education

• Graduate School of Humanities

Graduate School of Social Sciences (GSSS)

Depending on the faculty, the scholarship can vary between €2,000 – €24,000.  The Amsterdam Merit Scholarship can sometimes be supplemented with the Holland Scholarship, of which the University of Amsterdam is a participating member.


Candidates wishing to take part in the Amsterdam Merit Scholarship programme must meet the following requirements:

  • Hold a non-EU/EEA passport and not be eligible for support under the Dutch system of study grants and loan
  • Be fully admitted to a degree programme at the University of Amsterdam which is registered at the Central Register of Higher Education Programmes
  • Be admitted to a Bachelor’s or Master’s programme at the University of Amsterdam for the first time.
  • Be able to comply with Dutch visa regulations
  • Be enrolled at the UvA as full-time student for the academic year and the programme for which the scholarship is awarded.
  • The candidate should not receive a full coverage scholarship for the same period of study as the AMS scholarship.
  • Scholarship continuation for subsequent year(s) of study depends upon satisfactory study progress.

Please read the full eligibility criteria at the official website and take note of additional eligibility criteria found at the faculty pages.

Application instructions:

Applications to some Faculties are already closed.

You must have been fully admitted to a degree program at the University before you can be considered for this scholarship.

The faculties and international schools award scholarships themselves; as such, regulations may vary. Students interested in an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship may contact the faculty or international school offering the study programme of their choice for more information.  Deadline for applications varies per Faculty but is around January to May when starting in September.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for further details.


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  1. Ashenafy Gebretsadik

    Political science

  2. What is the. Procedure to be admitted into the university and then in order to apply for the scholarship? Since. For one to be sponsored one has to first get admitted into the university

  3. kebede Etana Chala


  4. kebede Etana Chala

    Need a scholarship.

  5. please help me iwant to study master degree in your university ihave bsc degree in veteterinary laboratory

  6. computer engineering

    • please follow the application procedure found on the official website

    • Kagezi Edgar Timothy

      Am Kagezi Edgar Timothy am having a certificate in IT Essentials with Makerere University Collage of computing and Information science 2014-2015 and am interested in a scholarship with your university in 2016. I will be so grateful if given a chance.

  7. i need more learning and i am
    BA degree holder in faculty of business and economics .

  8. pleasr help me i would like to study msc at your’s university in faculty of economics

  9. Tanks so muchm

  10. please Add Me

  11. i need this scholarship because that is my future

  12. my name is tadele tsegaye i have BSc degree in computer science and i wonna study my MSc in corelated fields espacially computer science and electrical engineeriong ………… so please infokrm me if there is any opportunity for me ……………. thank you.

  13. one of specaility internal medicine

  14. thanks very much but please what is the procedure to be admitted into the university,i want to gain admission because i want to apply for the scholarship?.i want to get a second masters degree in economics and business,waiting for your reply

  15. well i want to offer civil engineering in your noble institution

  16. I Like To Study My MSC At Your University Please Confirm Me!!

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  19. i am a secondary school leaver and i dont know if there will be anny asistance to complete my education abroad i will be glad due to my financial hardship to move on.

  20. Under graduates scholarship

  21. Am Dyton Kazembe from Malawi, please interested to apply this scholarship in Amsterdam to

  22. Hailesilassie kiros

    i have first degree in geology

  23. My name is Gatluak, I graduate from Assosa university in BSc. I would like to apply for geting Master degree in your school am waiting for your reply. Thany
    my email. Gatluakreath100@gmail.com or call me on telphone:+251936753344

  24. pls hw can I school abroad?

  25. jenifer jelimo kikwai

    I have a degree in sustainable tourism and hospitality management. I am requesting a scholarship to study for masters in either of the fields

  26. I’m very passionate science bachelor degree graduate.
    It is such honer for me and my country to got the chance.

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  30. My name is Shifera Tsega from Ethiopia. I’ve BA degree in Economics. I need to follow master(MS) program pls contact by +25192494457 thank you!

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  32. If I get the chance to study at your country, I will be glad.

  33. my name is kumneger from Ethiopia l’ve BA degree of Accounting I need to follow master (ms) please contact by:- 251916030293 thank you

  34. Hello UVA, I’m Temesgen Nega from Ethiopia, I have BA degree in psychology. If I get this chance, I want to study research psychology in Holland. please contact me, email temesgennega78@yahoo.com or phone 0916080027 God bless you

  35. i feel pleased when you confirmed me
    on this chance !!
    thank you

  36. F irst all thanks for your scholar ship. my name is Chemir Chewaka from Ethiopia and i have Bsc degree in horticulture and i need your scholars to develop my skill and develop my nation thank you.

  37. thanks,my name isIyasu Mosisa from Ethiopia and ungraduated student in Jimma universtity department of statistics and i want to study ANY FIELD IN HOLLAND.Please contact me,email iyasu09stat@gmail.com

  38. tekeste yohannes biliso

    tekeste yohanes, february 29, 2016 at 2:20pm, hello, my name is tekeste yohanes biliso from Ethiopia and I have BA degree in Accounting and finance and I need your scholars to develop my skill also I want to study related field, please contact me by this way, +251916407371 or +251949148848 and tekeyohanis@gmail.com

  39. my name is oromummaa oromo ilive in Ethiopia. I wont to learn MA in accounting.please help me. contact me 0917290959

  40. my name is Gadisa Amanuel from Ethiopia i had got BA degree in Accounting from RIFT VALLY UNIVERSITY,,,so I need your scholarships to study my Msc Degree

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  42. i am mechanical enginerring

  43. Abu Bakarr Sesay

    My name is Abu Bakarr Sesay,i need a help in your university.I have accepted for a master degree in Public Health in the university of Roehampton.Your corperation is highly needed.Telephone number



  45. I am Hayman ibrahim from Ethiopia i have a degree in marketing management . So I need your scholarship to study in Amesterdam University in bussines related fields. It’s my dream to study there Please help me……..

  46. i am Muhammed Alo from Ethiopia i have advise deplom electirisit please give me chance am waitating for your reply thank you +251911475735/+251917833690

  47. i need this chance pls contact me…i have BSc degree in water tesources and irrigation engineering at arba minch unversity ….my phone number 0929364722

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