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Maastricht University Holland High Potential Scholarship for International Students

Melody.com.ng Team

Last updated on October 17, 2019

Maastricht University High Potential scholarships are offered by the Maastricht University Scholarship Fund in order to encourage talented students from outside the EU/EEA to undertake a Master’s programme at Maastricht University.

The Holland High Potential Scholarship consists of a High Potential Scholarship combined with a Holland Scholarship.

The High Potential Scholarship is intended for excellent students from outside the European Union/European Economic Area (EU/EEA) who wish to do a master’s or a professional education programme at Maastricht University.

The Holland Scholarship is financed by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science in conjunction with Dutch universities and universities of applied sciences. It is aimed at international students from outside the EU/EEA who wish to follow a full degree programme in the Netherlands.

  • Application Deadline: 1st February 2020
  • Offered annually? Yes
  • Eligible Countries: International students from a country outside the EU/EEA.
  • To be taken at (country): Netherlands
  • Type: Masters
  • Award Provider: Maastricht University
  • Duration of Scholarship:
    • 13 months in the case of a one-year master’s programme
    • 25 months in the case of a two-year master’s programme

Eligibility:

All candidates must meet the following requirements:

You hold nationality in a country outside the EU/EEA and meet the requirements for obtaining an entry visa and residence permit for the Netherlands.

You do not hold a double nationality from an EU/EEA country.

You have applied for admission to a full-time Master’s programme at Maastricht University for the 2020-2021 academic year. Please click here for a full list of the Master’s programmes participating in this scholarship programme.

You meet the specific admission requirements of the UM Master’s programme to which you have applied.

You have never participated in a degree-seeking higher education programme in the Netherlands. Students who have completed exchange programmes in the Netherlands are welcome to apply.

You are not older than 35 years of age on 1 September 2020.

You have obtained excellent results during your prior education programmes, as demonstrated by your latest grade transcript or certified by academic excellence.

If several applicants are equally qualified, UM will give preference to applicants whose academic transcript or certified letter of academic excellence demonstrate that they are among the top 5% of the 2020-2021 scholarship programme applicants.

Value of Scholarship:

  • Living expenses: € 12,350 (13 months) or € 23,750 (25 months)
  • Insurances: € 700
  • Visa costs: € 171
  • Tuition fees: € 13,800 € 15,500 or € 16,800 depending on the tuition of your study programme
  • Pre-Academic Training Costs: € 695

How to Apply:

Interested students can find the steps to apply for this scholarship in the Scholarship Webpage. In the section Application and Selection, you may go through information about how to fill and send the application form.

This differs per faculty. Visit the scholarship website for more detailed information.


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  2. dauda jafar dauda jafar

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  3. AYANGBADE SEMIU AYANGBADE SEMIU

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  4. Azeezat Nihinlola Azeezat Nihinlola

    This scholarship is like they want something in coming but I like that idea Sha I know that this country are trying

  5. Ugwu Shedrack Ugwu Shedrack

    The scorelashipe is a very good thing especially those people that there family don,t have money it help them to inpruve there study

  6. Muibat Agbeke Muibat Agbeke

    Thank God the school is offer scholarship ,if not the school fees is huge for average people to meet up with.may God help the parents and God bless the school authority

  7. Franca Emeruom Franca Emeruom

    After acquiring all these paper acquisitions one still come out looking for job. Can we hear scholarship for those job seekers? The Paramount of education is after graduations one practice his course of study and earn money.

  8. Adesida Adeyemi Adesida Adeyemi

    I just all this African scholarship are not ways of making money for the company because everywhere is just full of the scholarship of a thing

  9. TIJANI RABIU TIJANI RABIU

    THAT’S VERY GOOD AND NICE INFORMATION IT HELP PEOPLE ALOT MOST EXPECIALLY DOES THAT ARE LACK OF MONEY TO TRAIN THERE CHILDREN TO BE EDUCATED, THANKS.

  10. Orji Obam Orji Obam

    This is a great innovation for people whose parent don’t have much with this scholarship many will wish to go and achieve their dreams. Thanks to this peoples who have put this together.

  11. Elijah Aborisade Elijah Aborisade

    This is a good thing from Holland. Why can’t my country Nigeria emulate this and make education this nice and easy for her citizens..

  12. Ovoke Samuel Ovoke Samuel

    This is really what the society always like to hear. A good and well welcomed news, news that can change lives and make things more better. Education I the key to success and it will continue to be.

  13. YAHAYA SAHEED YAHAYA SAHEED

    WE REALLY THANKED ALMIGHTY GOD AND APPRECIATED THOSE WHO ARE DOING THESE KIND OF SCHOLARSHIP BUT THIS ONE IS MEANT FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS STUDYING ABROAD.

  14. Lukman Bidemi Lukman Bidemi

    God will lead Nigeria to good way by God grace how the government is doing it now is just like is going to be good in future

  15. Abdulyakini Isah Abdulyakini Isah

    The Holland High Potential Scholarship consists of a High Potential Scholarship combined with a Holland Scholarship and let it be good for us

  16. Udoka Stephen Udoka Stephen

    Please scholarship like this should come to us in Africa. I would like to be a partaker of this scholarship. God bless the organizers. God bless Africa.

  17. Abdulazeez Oladimeji Abdulazeez Oladimeji

    That is good scholarship for the citizen of Nigeria who wish to get their Master decree out of the country. But am confuse of something, those expenses whose paying it.

  18. ABDULAZEEZ BOLAJI ABDULAZEEZ BOLAJI

    This everyday scholarship is a privilege to the Nigerians that are unable to sponsor themselves in the line of education

  19. victor oke victor oke

    There are lot of scholarship program especially for Nigerians because of the state of their country today while some when embark on you loose you hard earn resources and at the end no tangible result or admission because of fees or visa procedure from the embassy

  20. RAIFU LATIFAT RAIFU LATIFAT

    A WARMLY WELCOME IF THIS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, A WELL-DONE ADDRESS TO THOSE WHO BROUGHT THIS FOR STUDENTS BOTH INSIDER AND OUTSIDERS. A CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE TO THOSE WHO WILL BE SUCCESSFUL. THANKS

  21. Ethel Clara Ethel Clara

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  22. Ethel Clara Ethel Clara

    Yes, that’s all good about scholarships, the opportunity has been showing up very much recently.. But it will be best if we hear about job opportunities like this, to help the unemployed.

  23. Amoo Enoch Amoo Enoch

    This is good
    The scholarship will help those that are financial broke that can’t further their education to improve it for them.

  24. Adesida Adeyemi Adesida Adeyemi

    This is a very high potential scholarship for the people of holland and an very very sure its gonna involve people that are very rationale

  25. Solomon Michael Solomon Michael

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  26. Musab Shuaib Musab Shuaib

    We hope this help the Africans, but the eligibility and the requirements are not seen in the information given for the application for the scholarship

  27. Raji Kafayat Raji Kafayat

    This is really good, how I wish this should be happening in Nigeria, I really love it, yes education is the best legacy.

  28. Sakariyah Murithado Sakariyah Murithado

    Schorlarship is really encouraging most of the students throughout the world. I wish we can get much of it in Africa

  29. SANDRA ECHEGIRI SANDRA ECHEGIRI

    Comment:
    Wow, what a great opportunity on our dear country.this kind of scholarship is to motivate our students in order to prepare themselves to

  30. Adewale Ayanbunmi Adewale Ayanbunmi

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  31. Raji Olayemi Raji Olayemi

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  32. Ugwu Shedrack Ugwu Shedrack

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  33. CHUKWUEMEKA AKUJOBI CHUKWUEMEKA AKUJOBI

    Comment
    Wow, great.hope this help the Africans, but the eligibility and the requirements are not seen in the information given for the application for the scholarship

  34. Josephat Uchechukwu Josephat Uchechukwu

    We are tired of scholarship award, we nerd jobs as we are not going to use paper results to put food on our tables. Let our government provide jobs for us we have more than academic qualifications

  35. Awokunle Gideon oluwaferanmi Awokunle Gideon oluwaferanmi

    The High Potential Scholarship is intended for excellent students from outside the European Union/European Economic Area (EU

  36. Muyiwa Olalekan Muyiwa Olalekan

    We are expecting this kind of opportunity in Nigeria which I believe of us will have to partake in it. But kudos to the sponsoral

  37. Azeezat Nihinlola Azeezat Nihinlola

    Glory be to Almighty God for His favor on our dear country.this kind of scholarship is to motivate our students in order to prepare themselves to

  38. Diepriye Daniel Diepriye Daniel

    This is a miracle from God, this scholarships coming around this days is really nice and I really love it, congratulations

  39. May Jesukolade Jeremiah May Jesukolade Jeremiah

    This scholarship is a very advance set of scholarship based on various schedule of analysis for youths

  40. Bright Patience Bright Patience

    Scholarships motivates students to study harder
    God bless Nigeria for the new opportunities coming
    It helps youths alot

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