Education Desk
15 Jan/1 Feb 2019 (annual)
Study in
Course Starts
September 2019
Brief description
The Amsterdam Excellence Scholarships (AES) awards scholarships to exceptionally talented students from outside Europe to pursue eligible Master’s Programmes offered at the University of Amsterdam.
Host Institution
University of Amsterdam in Netherlands
Level/Field(s) of study
Eligible English-Taught Masters Programme offered in the following faculties:
Child Development and Education
Economics and Business
Social Sciences
Number of Scholarships
Not specified
Target group
Non-EU/EEA International Students
Scholarship value/inclusions/duration
The AES is a full scholarship of €25,000 (covering tuition and living expenses) for one academic year with the possibility of extension for a second year for two-year Master’s programmes.
Non-EU students from any discipline who graduated in the top 10% of their class may apply. Selection is on the basis of academic excellence, ambition and the relevance of the selected Master’s programme to a student’s future career.
Application instructions
Applications are made through the Admissions Offices of the Graduate Schools. You can find the specific eligibility requirements, selection criteria and application instructions on the Graduate School websites.
Deadlines for the AES differ per Graduate School but is either 15 January 2019 or 1 February 2019 (this is earlier than the application deadline for most of the Master’s programmes).
Official Scholarship Website–tuition/scholarships-and-loans/amsterdam-excellence-scholarship/amsterdam-excellence-scholarship.html