Application for the Radboud Scholarship Program for the academic year 2020-2021 is now open. Each year about 30 Radboud Scholarships are awarded to selected talented non-EEA students for the duration of an eligible Master’s degree programs
The Radboud Scholarship Program offers a select number of talented prospective non-EEA students the opportunity to receive a scholarship to pursue a complete English-taught Master’s degree program at Radboud University.
This year, the program will award 12 full scholarships and about 25 partial scholarships for the duration of one of the English taught Master’s degree programs (except for Erasmus Mundus Master’s programs, joint-degree Master’s programs, and the Master’s program in Theology).
Founded in 1923, Radboud University (RU, Dutch: Radboud Universiteit) is a public university located in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. The university hosts 14 research institutes which are world leading in their field, 13 Bachelor’s programs and 36 Master’s programs fully taught in English. RU is known for its commitment to students and high quality education and research.
- Host Institution: Radboud University in Netherlands.
- Eligible Programs: Historical, Literary and Cultural Studies, Linguistics and Communication Sciences, International and European Law, Biomedical Sciences, Molecular Mechanisms of Disease, Philosophy, Biology, Chemistry, Computing Science, Mathematics, Medical Biology, Physics & Astronomy, Artificial Intelligence, Behavioural Science, Cognitive Neuroscience, Social and Cultural Science.
- Number of awards: 37 (12 full scholarships + 25 partial scholarships).
- Duration: Duration of one of the English taught Master’s degree programs.
- Target group: Open to Non-EU/EEA International Students.
Radboud Scholarship Program Benefits
Winners of this scholarship to study in the Netherlands will receive the following benefits:
Full scholarships winners
Full scholarship winners will have their tuition fee of €16,000 and living costs of €10,800 (as set by the Dutch Immigration and Naturalization Service, for 2021/2022) covered.
Partial scholarships winners
Partial scholarships winners will have their tuition fee reduced to €2,168. For example: a grant holder in 2021/2022 will pay a tuition fee of only €2,168, instead of €16,000.
In addition, Both full and partial scholarships also cover costs for visa, residence permit, health insurance and liability insurance for your stay in the Netherlands (Aon Student Insurance).
In the case of a two-year program, to qualify for the grant during the second year, you need to have passed all courses in the first year.
Radboud Scholarship Program Eligibility
To be eligible for the Radboud Scholarship Program, applicants must satisfy the following criteria:
- hold a non-EU/EEA passport
- are not eligible for the lower EEA tuition fee for other reasons
- have (will obtain) a Bachelor’s degree achieved outside the Netherlands, have no degrees achieved in the Netherlands and did not receive any previous education in the Netherlands
- meet the English language proficiency requirement for the Master’s program of your choice
- have been fully admitted to the English-taught Master’s degree program starting September 1, 2021 as stated in the formal letter of admission
- are able to comply with the conditions for obtaining a visa for the Netherlands
- are enrolled at Radboud University as a full-time student for the academic year and Master’s degree program for which the scholarship will be awarded.
Candidates will be selected using the following criteria:
- Talent: this means that you must have outstanding study results in your present field of study
- You are expected to be a promising student in your desired field of study at Radboud University
- Proven academic quality and good results of your prior education for example through grades, test scores, publications
- Quality of the recommendations in the two reference letters
- Motivation: based on your motivation letter for the Master’s program.
Why study at the Radboud University?
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The application for admission and the application for the scholarship are fully integrated, there is no separate application procedure for the scholarship.
You apply for a Radboud Scholarship by indicating during your application for admission in the OSIRIS Application system that you wish to apply for a Radboud Scholarship. You will then be requested to upload three additional documents: two reference letters and a curriculum vitae.
For further details about this scholarship program, you may contact the International Office via [email protected].
To benefit from this scholarship to study in Europe, you must complete your application in the online Application system before . For more detail on the Radboud Scholarship Program, please visit the official page. To be the first to see latest opportunities, please follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.