Are you a talented student from a non-EU/EEA country seeking to pursue a Master’s degree abroad? The Radboud Scholarship Programme at Radboud University in the Netherlands offers an excellent opportunity for you!
What is the Radboud Scholarship Programme?
The Radboud Scholarship Programme is designed to support outstanding non-EU/EEA students who wish to pursue a complete English-taught Master’s degree at Radboud University. This prestigious scholarship helps cover your tuition fees, making it more affordable for you to study in the Netherlands.
What does the scholarship cover?
If you are selected as a scholarship recipient, you will receive a partial scholarship that significantly reduces your tuition fee to just €2,209. For comparison, without the scholarship, the regular tuition fee is around €16,000. The scholarship also covers additional costs such as visa, residence permit, health insurance, and liability insurance during your stay in the Netherlands.
Which fields of study are eligible?
Most English-taught Master’s degree programmes at Radboud University are eligible for the scholarship. However, Erasmus Mundus Master’s programmes and joint-degree Master’s programmes are exceptions.
How many scholarships are available?
For the academic year 2023/2024, a maximum of 26 Radboud Scholarships will be awarded across different faculties:
- Faculty of Arts: 1 scholarship
- Faculty of Law: 9 scholarships
- Faculty of Medical Sciences: 1 scholarship
- Nijmegen School of Management: 2 scholarships
- Faculty of Philosophy, Theology, and Religious Studies: 1 scholarship
- Faculty of Science: 10 scholarships
- Faculty of Social Sciences: 2 scholarships
Am I eligible to apply?
To be eligible for the Radboud Scholarship Programme, you must meet the following criteria:
- Hold a non-EU/EEA passport.
- Not be eligible for the lower EEA tuition fee for other reasons.
- Have (or will obtain) a Bachelor’s degree earned outside the Netherlands and have no previous degrees or education obtained in the Netherlands.
- Be fully admitted to an English-taught Master’s degree programme starting on 1 September 2023, as mentioned in your formal letter of admission.
- Be able to fulfill the visa requirements for the Netherlands.
- Be enrolled at Radboud University as a full-time student for the academic year and Master’s degree programme for which the scholarship will be awarded.
How can I apply?
Unfortunately, applications are currently closed. However, when applications open, you can apply by indicating your interest in the Radboud Scholarship during your application for admission to a Master’s programme in the OSIRIS Application system.
You will need to upload three additional documents: two reference letters and a curriculum vitae. Keep in mind that the application deadline is usually set for 28 February 2023, 23:59 CEST.
For more detailed information and to apply for this scholarship, please visit the official scholarship website at http://www.ru.nl/english/education/master’s-programmes/financial-matters/scholarships-grants/read_more/rsprogramme/.
Studying abroad can be a life-changing experience, and with the Radboud Scholarship Programme, your dreams of studying in the Netherlands could become a reality! Keep an eye on the official website for updates on when applications will open again. Good luck with your future studies!