Apply For €25,000 Masters Scholarship At University of Amsterdam, 2017

Apply For €25,000 Masters Scholarship At University of Amsterdam, 2017

The Graduate School of Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam invites application from potentially eligible Social Science students for the Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship (AES). Each scholarship is worth  €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.
Only students who have been admitted to one of the English-taught, selective Master’s programmes of the GSSS can be awarded an AES scholarship. Students are selected for the AES on the basis of outstanding excellence. Selection of candidates takes place in March. Applicants will be informed no later than mid-May.

Application Process

Interested and qualified candidates are to follow the following steps to apply;

  1. Submit your application for the Master programme of your choice. Note that your application needs to be complete, so with all required documents including valid language test scores.
  2. Receive your UvA student number
  3. Fill out and submit the application form for the Amsterdam Excellence Scholarship (you will need your student number)

Application Deadline

The application deadline is 15th January 2016.

For more information, visit the official page.

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